Beijing-based software-defined-infrastructure products and services provider XSky Data Technology recently announced completion of RMB 240 mln Series C funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) with participation by prior-round investors Northern Light Venture Capital, Redpoint Ventures, and Qiming Ventures.
XSky was established in May 2015. Its products offer several features:
1. Interfaces and technology capabilities equivalent to those of traditional SAN storage systems, including fiber channel, iSCSI, SCSI, and multipath storage capabilities.
2. Online expandability, fully-redundant architecture and networked self-operating capabilities.
3. Integrated, intuitive, simple, and easy-to-use graphical management functions.
4. Fully decoupled software and hardware and compatibility with generic hardware. Optimized for NVM Express (NVMe) storage protocols and high-speed networks, for high performance.
In 2017, XSky's business grew by more than 400% and it provided products totaling more than 150 PB storage capacity to its customers. Customers include organizations in the finance, telecommunications, government, broadcasting, manufacturing, education, and medical domains.
Editor's Note: For more information on this topic, please see Software-defined Storage Solution Provider Xsky Wins RMB 120 Mln Series B, MD 5/12/17 issue.