CoreOS Receives Investment From Andreessen Horowitz And Sequoia For New Cloud OS Built With Google In Mind

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http://techcrunch.com – CoreOS, a Y Combinator alum, has received investment from Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital for its new Linux-based operating system designed to run like Google would run its own cloud infrastructure. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but CEO and Co-Founder Alex Polvi said the amount is in the $1 million to $5 million range. Polvi who sold Cloudkick to Rackspace in 2010, said the funding will help it show customers the differences and advantages that come with its operating system that he says is like Southwest Airlines of Linux versus Red Hat, which he compares more to old-school Uni (IT news)