GitOps creator Weaveworks, Inc., has announced a $36.65 million Series C funding round led by a consortium of public cloud and telecommunications companies. These include first-time investors AWS, Ericsson, Orange Ventures, SonaeIM and Telekom Investment Pool (TIP).

The round also includes follow-on investments from Accel Partners, GV, and Redline Capital, bringing total funds raised to date to $60 million.

Weaveworks plans to use the fresh capital to enhance its GitOps-powered Kubernetes platform and accelerate market expansion.

According to Alexis Richardson, CEO of Weaveworks, investors have come together to invest in their vision for the future of Kubernetes and cloud native management technologies, powered by Weaveworks’ GitOps.

Weave Kubernetes Platform was recently named an innovator by IDC in the report, IDC Innovators: Tools Accelerating Platform-as-a-Service Value for Developers, 2020.

Weaveworks GitOps-powered Kubernetes Platform is built on open source and designed to work alongside Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), further simplifying the adoption of Kubernetes on AWS.

“Our new funding from world-leaders in cloud and telecommunications, validates Weaveworks as the primary independent platform for cloud native applications. With two years of triple digit growth, we are seeing organizations of all sizes adopt GitOps – our breakthrough approach to automating operations, deployment and management of Kubernetes applications,” Richardson added.

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