Configuration, Automation & Provisioning of cloud-based applications, or DevOps generally speaking, have started more then one “holy war” on the best tools to adopt among several players like Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Salt, etc.
Luminal enters this flaming scene announcing a $10 million Series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and including Core Capital Partners and the Merylan Venture Fund, all of them also involved in the $3.8 million Series A financing raised in April 2014.
The company has not disclosed too much about their current project except that it will initially available only for Amazon Web Services, they talk about a solution to bring declarative control, operational efficiency, and security to cloud computing and Josh Stella, founder and CEO, said, about this new funding:
This investment led by NEA will allow us to grow our team and expand our beta customer base in advance of general availability of our product. We’re building solutions from first principles to tackle hard problems in computing, and the strong support we’ve received from NEA, Core Capital, the Maryland Venture Fund, and our other investors helps make that possible.