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June 17, 2022

TechCrunch Platform9 raises $26M to help manage distributed cloud clusters

Platform9, which bills itself as an “open distributed cloud company,” today announced that it closed a $26 million funding round led by Celesta Capital with participation from Cota Capital, NGP Capital and other investors. CEO Bhaskar Gorti said that the new cash will be used to drive Platform9’s go-to-market strategy and product research and development, particularly as the company seeks out larger-scale enterprise deployments.

November 4, 2021

Capacity Magazine Nokia software head goes into the clouds as CEO of Platform9

Cloud company Platform9 has hired Bhaskar Gorti, formerly of Oracle and Nokia, as CEO. Gorti (pictured) will be based at the Platform9 headquarters at Mountain View, California. Gorti said: “The market opportunity for our products and technologies is extraordinary. Having created a new category, open distributed cloud, we are uniquely positioned to democratize cloud computing.”

November 3, 2021

TelecomTV Next stop Platform9 for Bhaskar Gorti

Bhaskar Gorti, the former President of Nokia Software, has boarded the cloud native train with a new job as CEO at cloud management specialist Platform9. The move puts Gorti right at the heart of telco cloud developments.

November 3, 2021

VMBlog Platform9 Welcomes Bhaskar Gorti as CEO to Accelerate the Enterprise Journey to Cloud-Native

Platform9 announced that Bhaskar Gorti has joined as its new Chief Executive Officer. Bhaskar Gorti is a global software executive who brings decades of experience in building innovative and passionate teams focused on accelerating growth through customer-centricity, digitalization, and automation. He has previously held top industry positions including Senior Vice President at Oracle Corporation and President of Nokia Software and Chief Digital Officer.

October 22, 2021

TFiR How Equinix Metal Helps Partners Go Cloud Native With Bare Metal

Sirish Raghuram, CEO of Platform9, joined other Equinix Metal partners to share how they are leveraging bare metal services to help their customers in their cloud-native journey.

October 22, 2021

Hosting Journalist Latest Platform9 Release Helps Simplify Multi-Cloud Kubernetes Deployments

Multicloud Kubernetes-as-a-Service provider Platform9 has added a variety of new enterprise capabilities to its Platform9 5.4 release to simplify the management of multi-cluster and multicloud Kubernetes deployments.

October 21, 2021

SiliconANGLE Platform9 helps fix the ‘cloud divide’ between public and private clouds

Platform9, a software-as-a-service platform that offers hybrid cloud infrastructure and Kubernetes cluster management, has been on a mission to make it easier to run private hybrid and edge clouds for enterprises

October 19, 2021

Virtualization Review Take Five: Takeaways from KubeCon North America 2021

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship Kubernetes (K8s) conference, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 (aka “KubeCon”), was held as a live event at the Los Angeles Convention Center and virtually Oct. 13-15, 2021 (with a pre-event on Oct. 11-12).

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