Note from DSA Editor: Zerto were nominated in the DSA 2015 awards for newcomer of the year, in the event they didnt win, but Stanley Lee, Zerto's engineering manager for APJ was selected as Data & Storage consultant of the year.
The announcement below shows hat Zerto are posting some impressive results. Not publicly listed it is difficult to know just how much revenue they are posting, but the funding round and achievements do seem impressive. We have spoken to few SI's across ASEAN who have ben able to confirm that Zerto does a unique and fairly disruptive solution for DR of Virtual Machines that is definitely in demand.
It will be interesting to see how they progress in the region over 2016
Full press release follows:
|Ziv Kedem - CEO at Zerto|
Zerto Announces $50 Million Growth Financing led by IVP, Achieves Fourth Consecutive Year of 100%+ Sales Growth
Zerto Builds Momentum with Scalable Business Continuity Software that Protects and Migrates Workloads within Software Defined, Hybrid Cloud Infrastructures
Boston – January 13, 2016 – Zerto, setting the standard for protection, recovery and migration of data in cloud and virtualized data centers, today announced it has secured a $50 million Series E financing led by IVP and has achieved a fourth consecutive year of 100%+ sales growth. The additional capital will support continued product development to increase the flexibility of software defined, hybrid cloud infrastructures for easier adoption and use by business leaders in a wide range of industries. As a later stage venture capital investor, IVP’s noteworthy successes include high profile technology companies AppDynamics, Domo, Marketo, Netflix, Pure Storage, Snapchat, and Twitter.
IVP led the financing round which included new investor, Access Industries, via its Israeli entity, Claltech. Access’ investments in global media and technology companies include Warner Music Group, Square, Spotify, and Beats (sold to Apple). The round also included participation from all current investors: 83North, Battery Ventures, Harmony Partners, RTP Ventures, U.S. Venture Partners, and Mark Leslie who also serves on Zerto’s Board of Directors. Sandy Miller, General Partner from IVP, will serve as an Observer on the Board of Directors. Sandy has previously led IVP’s investments in Supercell, Zynga, Fleetmatics, Datalogix, OnDeck, SoFi, and Prosper. The round brings Zerto’s total financing to over $110 million, and will allow Zerto to continue the momentum it has built with 2,200 customers spanning financial services, healthcare, insurance, legal and education, and a channel network of 250 cloud service providers and 900 resellers.
Zerto’s global success is evidenced by 2015 highlights including an award-winning product launch, new geo penetration, key technology partnership activities, and industry and business accolades: