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Komodor Launches out of Stealth with $25Million to Redefine Kubernetes Troubleshooting

Komodor, the troubleshooting platform dedicated to Kubernetes, announced a $21Million Series A funding round led by Accel, with follow-up angel investments from Jason Warner, CTO of GitHub; Sri Viswanath, CTO of Atlassian; Danny Grander, Co-Founder of Snyk; Tomer Levy, CEO of; Amir Jerbi, Co-Founder of Aqua Security and others. The company previously raised $4Million in seed funding from NFX Capital, Pitango First, and OldSlip Group.

Komodor is the first platform to streamline Kubernetes troubleshooting by offering a unified view of all events across the entire Kubernetes stack, providing developers, operations, and on-call teams with the context and the actionable insights they need to solve issues efficiently and independently. To achieve this Komodor automatically constructs a coherent view of relevant deploys, configuration changes, dependencies, metrics, and past incidents. It also seamlessly integrates data from cloud providers, source controls, CI/CD tools, databases, underlying infrastructure, monitoring tools, and incident response platforms.

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"We've built the quickest way to understand changes within Kubernetes," said Itiel Shwartz, CTO and Co-Founder of Komodor. "This change intelligence comes from a deep integration with Kubernetes, combined with other data points across a developer's existing stack, that provides a coherent view of Kubernetes that wasn't possible before."

Today, Kubernetes is the most popular graduated project within the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). However, despite its growing popularity, the most recent CNCF Survey reports that complexity remains a top challenge in using and deploying containers.

"Komodor enables every developer to become a confident technical leader," said Ben Ofiri, CEO and Co-Founder of Komodor. "Our customers are deploying faster because they have all of the relevant context they need when troubleshooting Kubernetes."

"When on-call teams get a PagerDuty alert telling them something's gone wrong, the first question they ask is ‘what changed' and finding the answer often involves logging in to multiple tools and up to hours of detective work," said Seth Pierrepont, Partner at Accel. "With Komodor, the response to ‘what changed' simply becomes ‘ask Komodor'. In today's modern cloud-native environments, having an intuitive, simple to use tool that enables fast and efficient Kubernetes troubleshooting can save businesses large amounts of time and money."

Published Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:12 AM by David Marshall
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