Nutanix Acquires Enterprise Startup Calm.io For $8.3mn

Nutanix has acquired Calm.io,Bangalore based startup focused on DevOps automation for $8.3mn, out of which the cash component was $1.2mn.

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The Calm.io and Nutanix teams will work to bring an application-first approach to choosing, managing and consuming IT infrastructure – enabling customers to pick the right cloud for each application.

Nutanix plans to add cloud automation and management capabilities to its existing software stack to deliver application and service orchestration, runtime lifecycle management, policy-based governance, comprehensive reporting and auditing services to support all application environments, including virtual machines, containers and microservices.

Together, Calm.io and Nutanix plan to bring together clouds, platforms and people, on an elegantly simple pane-of-glass.

“We have shared a similar vision as Nutanix since day one – datacenter infrastructure must be fully automated, simple to deploy and easy-to-use,” said Aaditya Sood, Calm.io CEO and founder, “We are excited to join the Nutanix team to work together to eliminate the daunting complexity of legacy datacenters by taking a radical, application-centric view of IT infrastructure.”

Calm.io had earlier raised $6mn led by Sequoia Capital.

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Nutanix which delayed its IPO has also acquired another company, PernixData.