Software defined cloud storage startup Datera today emerged from stealth mode, announcing both its first product and its venture capital funding.
Datera has raised $40 million from Khosla Ventures, Samsung Ventures and Silicon Valley luminaries Andy Bechtolsheim and Pradeep Sindhu, to help fund the vision of elastic data. The company’s first product is called the Elastic Data Fabric and is an effort to bring Amazon cloud type elastic block storage to enterprises as well as service providers.
In a podcast with Datamation, Marc Fleischman, Founder & CEO of Datera, discusses where the idea for Datera came from and what he’s trying to achieve.
Listen to the full podcast with Marc Fleischman, Founder & CEO of Datera below:
Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Datamation and InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist