Bracket Computing

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Bracket Computing was a cloud computing company.[1] It was founded in 2011 by Tom Gillis and Jason Lango, both previously of Ironport Systems, and was based in Mountain View, California.[2] In 2015, the company raised $45 million in an investment round led by Fidelity and Goldman Sachs, bringing its funding total to $130 million.[2] Its primary software offering was called the Computing Cell.[2] As of October 2015, the company employed about 70 people, but planned to hire more software engineers.[3]

On 1 May 2018, VMware announced that Tom Gillis will lead VMware's Network and Security Business Unit. VMware intends to acquire Bracket Computing's intellectual property and other members of Bracket's staff.[4] The Bracket Computing website now redirects to a "403 Forbidden" page.


  1. ^ Heather Clancy (22 October 2014). "With $85 million, Bracket Computing aims to rewrite cloud management - Fortune". Fortune.
  2. ^ a b c Deborah Gage. "Bracket Raises $45 Million to Make Cloud Computing Easier". WSJ.
  3. ^ Cromwell Schubarth (14 October 2015). "Bracket Computing raises $45 million to help manage multiple clouds - Silicon Valley Business Journal". Silicon Valley Business Journal.
  4. ^ NSX Team (1 May 2018). "VMware Welcomes Tom Gillis as SVP & General Manager, Networking and Security Business Unit".

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