|Industry||Platform as a Service (PaaS), Cloud Services|
|Key people||Sacha Labourey, Francois Dechery, Michel Goossens, Steven G. Harris, Andrew Lee, Andre Pino, Spike Washburn, Kohsuke Kawaguchi|
CloudBees offers a platform as a service (PaaS) to build, run, and manage web applications. Sacha Labourey founded the company in early 2010. The CloudBees PaaS was the first production PaaS to support the entire application lifecycle from development to deployment. CloudBees is headquartered in Woburn, MA, and has additional offices in Los Altos, CA, Lewes, DE, Richmond, VA, and Brussels, Belgium.
Sacha Labourey is the founder and CEO of CloudBees. Labourey created the company to provide developers with a cloud platform, that made development of Java applications faster and easier. Before starting CloudBees, Labourey had led JBoss Europe, ultimately becoming CTO and remaining in that role through the Red Hat acquisition of JBoss in June 2006.
With several of its management and core developers coming from JBoss, CloudBees has a strong pedigree in middleware and is a proponent of open source. The CloudBees PaaS includes Jenkins Continuous Integration (CI) server as an integral part of its core cloud services. Jenkins is an open source CI platform used by developers around the world. CloudBees employs Kohsuke Kawaguchi, the lead developer and founder of the Jenkins project, as well as several other Jenkins core committers. In addition to its Jenkins in the Cloud service, CloudBees offers an on-premise enterprise version of Jenkins.
Since 2010, CloudBees has raised a total of $25.7 million in venture financing. As of February 2013, the company has raised $10.5 million in Series B funding. In March 2014, the company announced it had raised $11.2 million Series C funding round led by Verizon Ventures.
In 2013, Cloudbees acquired Foxweave, a cloud-based data integration provider.
CloudBees divides its cloud services into two main categories: development services and deployment/management services web-based applications.
The CloudBees PaaS eliminates the need to maintain the underlying IT infrastructure. Using the CloudBees Platform, development teams can continuously deliver web and mobile applications utilizing standard runtimes such as JBoss and Tomcat, as well as create their own custom runtimes.
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