CNET News: Linux Start-up Wins $10 Million
Feb 11, 2003, 20:30 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Sistina Software, a start-up with software to help numerous
Linux servers collectively share a single set of data, has obtained
$10 million in venture funding, the company said Monday.
"The Minneapolis-based company's software helps bring a high-end
feature to Linux that could help database giant Oracle achieve its
vision of replacing expensive machines with dozens of processors
with collections of less expensive, smaller servers. It's a goal
that could lift Linux into more important, demanding jobs.
"The series B funding, led by Crescendo Ventures with Validus
Partners participating, should be enough to carry the company to
profitability, a Sistina representative said. Sistina now has
raised a total of $20 million..."