Blue Medora Adds VMware As Investor In Series A Round

Blue Medora accelerates company growth with investment from global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility

Aug 17, 2015, 09:24 ET from Blue Medora

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Medora, an innovator in the cloud systems management space, today announced VMware (NYSE: VMW) as an investor in the recently announced Series A round of funding. The investment will help accelerate the development of Blue Medora's software solutions, which extend the functionality of VMware's cloud management Suite, VMware vRealize™.

Blue Medora's solutions integrate market-leading cloud systems management and Application Performance Management (APM) platforms by providing management and monitoring capabilities for business critical applications and underlying IT infrastructure. The company empowers IT administrators to gain operational insights into business critical applications within the Software Defined Data Center.

"Blue Medora is an emerging innovator in cloud systems management," said Nathan Owen, CEO of Blue Medora. "Through our relationship with VMware, we work to help further reduce operational constraints for IT professionals, as well as help minimize capital costs for our mutual customers' technology infrastructures."

Blue Medora has been developing solutions to support VMware's cloud systems management platform since 2013.

"Simultaneously managing virtualized and hybrid cloud-based workloads together is among the leading challenges facing IT professionals today," said Ajay Singh, vice president and general manager, Management Suites, VMware. "Blue Medora's solutions complement VMware vRealize Suite and help customers promote automated IT operations management, performance and availability monitoring of hybrid workloads."

Blue Medora continues down a path of sustained growth. During the first half of 2015, the company more than doubled its staff and quadrupled its product sales, and has increased its presence within the EMEA and APAC markets. The company successfully closed a $4.6 million round of Series A financing, which includes the VMware investment.

About Blue Medora
Headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Blue Medora's software solutions tie together data from virtualized and cloud-based databases, applications, and services with the critical underlying compute, storage and network infrastructure to create a unified view of the infrastructure. These capabilities are delivered as value-added product management packs for VMware's vRealize and Oracle Enterprise Manager Cloud Control platforms.

Blue Medora's products enable administrator teams to work collaboratively on the infrastructure to avoid downtime, resolve performance problems and make predictive insights using advanced analytics. Blue Medora believes true visibility into business critical applications is only achieved when enterprise cloud management systems communicate without barriers. For more information, visit

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