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VMTurbo grabs $10M from Bain, Highland to expand cloud virtualization solutions

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Cloud automation startup VMTurbo has raised a second round of funding worth $10 million, which will be used to expand sales and marketing, product development and customer support.

VMTurbo provides virtualization management solutions that combine real-time operations performance data with customized analytics. Companies that want to move their workloads to the cloud can seek out VMTurbo’s automation software, which comes in three flavors — Community Edition (free), Enterprise Operations Manager ($399/socket) or Cloud Operations Manager ($799/socket).

The new funding round was provided by Bain Capital Ventures and Highland Capital Partners, both of which are previous investors. VMTurbo’s total funding now sits at $17.5 million, including the new investment.

“Customers are finding that VMTurbo’s unique solution is the only holistic means of managing all resources in virtualized environments,” said Ben Nye, Managing Director at Bain Capital, in a statement. “These businesses depend on their applications, and their applications depend on VMTurbo.”

Waltham, Mass.-based VMTurbo was founded in 2009. The firm’s customers include NASA, Akamai, LexisNexus, L3 Communications, Orange, Omnicare and 6Fusion.

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