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DigitalOcean Raises $37.2 Million Series A Round

DigitalOcean builds its cloud automation platform from the ground up

DigitalOcean, a cloud computing startup, has closed a $37.2MM Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from existing investors IA Ventures and CrunchFund.

DigitalOcean believes in making complex infrastructure simple and providing customers with a seamless experience. New users can deploy a cloud server in 55 seconds with an intuitive control panel interface, which can be replicated on a larger scale with the company's straightforward API.

DigitalOcean, which started in the summer of 2011, has launched over 1,000,000 virtual servers, processed 18,000,000 events, opened new datacenter regions in San Francisco and Singapore, for over 100,000 customers.

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