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Acquired bySun Microsystems
Date1/2009

General Information

Offices

HQ
Antwerpsesteenweg 19
Lochristi, 9080, BEL

People

CEO
CFO
VP of Engineering
VP Business Development
Technical Director

Funding

TOTAL $10.7M
FUNDING TOTAL $10.7M
Series A, 5/2006
Big Bang Ventures
€1.3M
Series B, 2/2007
Wellington Partners
Partech Ventures
Big Bang Ventures
$9M

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Q-Layer

Q-layer NV provides datacenter and storage virtualization software for service providers in Europe and North America. The company offers Q-Center that provides virtual datacenter orchestration and automation; Q-Store, a storage and volume management solution that allows automation and integration; and Q-SAN, a software solution that provides virtual disks to servers and to external consumers over the iSCSI protocol. Q-layer NV has research and development locations in Belgium and Egypt.

The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Lochristi, Belgium. As of January 7, 2009, Q-layer NV operates as a subsidiary of Sun Microsystems Inc.

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Q-Center

Websiteqlayer.com
StageLive

Q-Center is product created by Q-Layer and is the first commercial software product to enable a Datacenter Abstraction Layer (DAL), a new level of abstraction designed specifically for datacenters.

Q-Layer screenshot
Above: Q-Center Screenshot
Uploaded: 3/31/08

Q-Portal

Q-Portal is a product designed by Q-Layer. Q-Portal is the web interface software for Q-layer’s Virtual Private DataCenter (VPDC) concept. Q-Portal is a software suite that visualizes VPDC’s through a unique flash and Wiki based presentation interface.

Q-Layer screenshot
Above: Q-Portal Screenshot
Uploaded: 3/31/08

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Qlayer

Sources

  1. Sun Microsystems Acquires Q-layer To Expand Cloud Computing Offerings (techcrunchit.com) [edit]
  2. Q-Layer.com (bbv.be) [edit]
  3. Q-Layer Announces 9 Million Round (qlayer.com) [edit]
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