Puppet Labs Lands $30M From VMware

Portland-based Puppet Labs, the developer of IT automation software headed by Luke Kanies, said this morning that it has raised $30M in a funding round from VMware. The new funding is part of a strategic partnership between the two companies. Puppet Labs develops software which is used by IT administrators to automate the provisioning, configuration, and management of virtual machines. The new funding comes on top of existing investment in the firm by such firms as Cisco, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Radar Partners, and True Ventures. More information »