Cloud Management Platform RightScale Raises $25 Million

RightScale, a company that offers a cloud computing management platform, has raised $25 million led by Tenaya Capital with DAG Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and Presidio Ventures participating. This brings RightScale’s total funding to $42.5 million.

RightScale’s cloud management platform helps engineers design, deploy, and manage business-critical applications on the cloud. RightScale platform is particularly useful for small to medium sized businesses who lack the development resources to transition into cloud computing. RightScale’s simple dashboard sits on top of Amazon Web Services and includes the ability to auto-scale servers according to usage load, and pre-built installation templates for common software stacks.

The company says that hundreds of thousands of deployments have been launched on RightScale, which can support both scalable websites and complex grid applications. RightScale will use the new funding for global expansion and grow an ecosystem of third-party publishers.