February 7th, 2012
Summary: We had a chance to speak with Joyent about some of its latest developments. Details: Joyent recently raised an $85m funding round, with the majority investment provided by European group Weather Investment II. Weather Investment II is a strategic investor in telecommunications companies. Telefónica Digital also participated in the round. Telefónica Digital is a strategic arm of the telco (of the same name).
Telefónica: Joyent is working with Telefónica Digital to service Telefónica’s internal cloud infrastructure needs and helping it roll out a retail-based offering to the market. It also recently signed on Italian-based VAR ICOS to serve as a channel partner.