Blue Box Raises $3.5 Million For Cloud And Hosting Service With An OpenStack Flavor

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http://techcrunch.com – Blue Box has raised $3.5 million for its OpenStack-infused cloud and hosting service designed for companies that have major traffic volumes and big apps and rely on a high level of uptime. This is a first round for Blue Box, which started in Seattle nine years ago. Voyager Capital led the investment. The company has 600 clients that include MTV, VH1 and Pivotal Tracker. Blue Box will use OpenStack as a foundation to unify its automation and orchestration technology. It is a white glove service for companies that wish to outsource operations requiring specific expertise in managing the complexi (IT news)