Netstat -vat: "Zend, one of the lead commercial PHP vendors, today announced that they have received another $9 million in venture capital funding, led by Greylock Partners."
on 05/18/2010 – Made popular on 05/18/2010
DevX: "It's starting off to be a good week for open source configuration management vendor Puppet Labs. The startup announced today that it has raised an additional $5 million in venture funding, bringing total funding to $7 million to date."
ClearSlide, a SaaS company that helps make sales representatives more productive, has raised $50 million in Series C funding led by The Social+Capital Partnership with all current venture investors, including Greylock Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Felicis Ventures participating in the round. This brings the company's total funding to $90 million. Read More
ServerWatch: "Among the biggest backers of KVM are Linux vendors Red Hat and Ubuntu, though in at least one use case the solutions they're marketing aren't necessarily the solutions that cloud deployments are using."
So the NHS has decided not to renew a large Microsoft licensing deal. Basically it had agreed a while ago to spend £500 million on Microsoft software in return for a £300 million discount. What a bargain!