This new injection of cash brings total funding since it formed in 2013 to almost $250 million.
The round was led by T. Rowe Price Associates and Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT). New investors ZWC Ventures, Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and Disruptive Technology Advisers (DTA) also participated along with existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Two Sigma Ventures, Khosla Ventures and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
Mesosphere’s core technology called DC/OS, provides a way to manage datacenter resources, whether private or in the public cloud, much more efficiently than traditional tools by treating the entire datacenter as a single pool of resources, Tobias Knaup, Mesosphere CTO explained. This allows an operations team to see multiple locations, zones and regions from a single interface, he said.
Software made by Mesosphere could be used at Koch Industries’ oil refining companies to prevent leaks by storing and processing data collected from hundreds of thousands of sensors within an oil pipeline, said Florian Leibert, Mesosphere’s chief executive officer.
Mesosphere will use the funding to develop new projects with Koch Industries, as well as to double its 20-person workforce in China and build an office in the Middle East, Leibert said.