Xeround, an Israel-based startup in the database virtualization area, today announced it has closed a $16 million round of Series B funding led by Ignition Partners and Trilogy Partnership. Also participating in the round were existing investors Benchmark Capital and Giza Venture Capital. The newly acquired funds will be used to increase sales and marketing activities as well as to step up research and development to advance the product roadmap.
Xeround has developed a live, scalable Intelligent Data Grid, a cloud computing database with data virtualization capabilities. With Xeround’s offerings, applications no longer need to know where data resides or if it is being managed with relational, hierarchical or object models.
“We chose to raise a round of strategic funding to help us broaden our reach in both North America and Europe and to invest further in sales, marketing and product development,” said Charlotte Yarkoni, CEO of Xeround, Inc. “We believe our business model and approach to data management will continue to provide a truly unique market offering that delivers the performance, scalability and flexibility to support numerous applications in the telecommunications industry and beyond.”
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