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1200 Villa Street
Suite 160
Mountain View, CA, 94041
South African Office
Black River Park, Fir Street
Observatory, 7925
Cape Town, ZAF


Co-founder and CEO
Co-Founder and VP Products
Board Member
Board Member


TOTAL $20.8M
Series A, 6/2010
Sequoia Capital
Series B, 8/2010
Accel Partners
Sequoia Capital

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Nimbula, the cloud OS company, delivers a new class of cloud infrastructure software enabling enterprises and service providers to build private, public or hybrid clouds. Nimbula Director, Nimbula’s flagship product, is scalable, highly automated, easy to use and provides complete control over your cloud.

Nimbula is a software company founded by Chris Pinkham and Willem van Biljon, the team that developed the industry-leading Amazon EC2, and is backed by a solid team of leading investors, including Accel Partners and Sequoia Capital. Nimbula has joined the OpenStack Foundation to deliver the most advanced cloud software. Read more here:

Nimbula is headquartered in Mountain View, California and has a development team in South Africa.

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Above: Nimbula Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 7/15/10
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Above: Nimbula's Homepage
Uploaded: 3/26/12


Nimbula Director 1.0

Launch DateApril 6, 2011

Based on Nimbula’s Cloud Operating System technology, Nimbula Director delivers Amazon EC2-like services to both enterprises and service providers. Allowing customers to efficiently manage both on- and off-premises resources, Nimbula Director quickly and cost effectively transforms inflexible, inefficient and under-utilized data centers into powerful, easily configurable compute capacity while supporting controlled access to off-premise clouds.

Nimbula Director 1.5

Launch DateSeptember 26, 2011

Nimbula Director 2.0

Launch DateFebruary 13, 2012


  1. Oracle Buys Nimbula For Cloud OS Software, Not OpenStack ( [edit]
  2. Private Cloud Redux — Nimbula Bets on Today's Reality ( [edit]
  3. Nimbula raises $15M to expand cloud service ( [edit]
  4. Nimbula Releases Nimbula Director 1.5 and Expands Cloud Partner Ecosystem - September 26, 2011 ( [edit]
    Nimbula Joins OpenStack Community ( [edit]
    Nimbula Unveils Nimbula Director 2.0, Delivers Amazon EC2-Like Functionality to VMware Users ( [edit]
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