In US, Wavefront Raises $52M to Accelerate Leadership in Cloud Application Monitoring

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016 — Wavefront, the leading metrics monitoring service for cloud and modern application environments, today announced that it has secured $52 million in a Series B funding round. Existing investors Sequoia Capital and Sutter Hill Ventures were joined by new investor Tenaya Capital, and other equity holders. The funding comes as the company is experiencing hyper-growth since its Series A funding, and the company’s valuation increased by 4x from the Series A. The new capital will be used to accelerate research and development to expand its product offerings, as well as expansion of Wavefront’s sales, marketing and support operations across all global regions.

“Cloud-enabled companies adopting Wavefront get crucially valuable insights that no other monitoring platform can offer, so their business experiences less degradation, fewer outages and more customer success,” said Pete Cittadini, [pictured] President & CEO of Wavefront. “We surpassed key milestones this past year, so it became the ideal time to raise this round, and fuel our already impressive adoption into the SaaS 250, as well as into digital enterprises and e-commerce companies that are fully embracing the cloud". More...