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OpenStack vendor Metacloud bags $15m

OpenStack vendor Metacloud scored $15m in venture funding this week, which will go towards enhancing visibility for its products and services

Metacloud, an OpenStack vendor started by former techies at Yahoo and Ticketmaster, announced Thursday that the company has raised an additional $15m in funding. The company said it will use the funds to expand awareness of its enterprise-grade OpenStack distribution and OpenStack-based hosting business.

Duracell launches into the cloud storage fray

Duracell recently entered the cloud storage fray and hopes to compete with incumbents like Microsoft, Dropbox and Bitcasa

Battery maker Duracell has entered the cloud storage market, pitching an offering at enterprises and small businesses. Complemented by an on-premise network connect drive, the company is pitching the service as a “four in one” that will compete with the likes of Dropbox and Microsoft.