Tintri Lands $17M

Mountain View-based Tintri, a firm which is developing storage systems specifically aimed at VMware virtual machines, announced Thursday that it has raised $17M in funding. The funding came from NEA and Lightspeed Partners, and included both a Series A and B funding round. The new company is headed by Dr. Kieran Harty, who was head of research and product development at VMware from 1999 to 2006. Tintri's storage products specifically tunes its storage performance to applications such as Oracle Financials and Microsoft Exchange. More information »