Industry Virtualization
Founded 2013
Founder Ariel Maislos, Etay Bogner
Headquarters Herzliya, Israel

Stratoscale is a software company offering software-defined data center technology, marketed with the term hyper-converged infrastructure and cloud computing capabilities.[1][2][3] Stratoscale combines compute, storage, and networking hardware with no additional third party software.[4][5]


Stratoscale was founded in 2013 by Ariel Maislos and Etay Bogner.[6][7][8] Stratoscale is headquartered in Israel[9] with offices in Herzliya and Haifa, and offices in North America in Sunnyvale, California, Boston, Massachusetts, and New York City, New York.[10] Stratoscale announced Stratoscale Symphony, in December 2015, selling through channel partners.[11][12]

Stratoscale raised $70 million from Battery Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Intel Capital, Cisco,[13]Leslie Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, and SanDisk.[1][14][15][16][17]


Stratoscale Symphony is marketed for software-defined data centers or hyper-converged infrastructure.[18][19] The software is intended to work on customers' hardware.[20][21] Stratoscale Symphony is available on subscription basis.[22][23] The Symphony suite may be deployed on commodity x86 servers to provide an Amazon Web Services (AWS) capability with the capacity to augment legacy VMware.[24][25][26] In 2016, Stratoscale released Symphony 3.[27][28]

Partner program

Stratoscale has channel partners, technology partners, and system partners. Channel partners consist of resellers, integrators, and distributors. Technology partners include CloudEndure, Cloudera, Docker,[20]Hortonworks, Intel,[7]Mellanox Technologies, Midokura, OpenStack,[29] and SanDisk.[14] System partners adjust for server configurations and environments. System partners include Cisco,[7]Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Infinidat, Lenovo,[30] and Supermicro.[31]


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  2. ^ Chris Mellor (2 April 2015). "Ex-XIV execs expeditiously exit to expectant E8". The Register. Retrieved 2016. 
  3. ^ Julie Bort (21 September 2015). "The 27 hottest Israeli startups of 2015". Business Insider. Retrieved 2016. 
  4. ^ Jordan Novet (7 November 2014). "Why VMware ought to watch out for freshly funded Stratoscale". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2016. 
  5. ^ David Shamah (7 November 2014). "3 Israeli firms get healthy dose of Intel Capital funds". Times of Israel. Retrieved 2016. 
  6. ^ Chrostina Farr (28 October 2013). "Israeli entrepreneurs nab $10M for data center startup Stratoscale". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2016. 
  7. ^ a b c Joseph F. Kovar (4 November 2014). "Cisco, Intel Invest In Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Player Stratoscale". Retrieved 2016. 
  8. ^ "Stratoscale Raises $10 Million From Battery and BVP to Re-Think the Data Center". Retrieved 2016. 
  9. ^ Yevgeniy Sverdlik (29 October 2013). "Israeli virtualization startup Stratoscale raises US$10m". Retrieved 2016. 
  10. ^ "? Stratoscale ? 10 ? ? ". Calcalist. 10 October 2013. Retrieved 2016. 
  11. ^ "Stratoscale expands hyperconvergence market". 14 December 2015. Retrieved 2016. 
  12. ^ Adam Hughes. "Impact Awards: Vote for the best Software-Defined Infrastructure Product". Techtarget. Retrieved 2016. 
  13. ^ Inbal Orpaz (9 March 2015). "Cisco's Winning $1.5 Billion Bet on Israeli High-tech". Haaretz. Retrieved 2016. 
  14. ^ a b "Stratoscale bags $32m from Intel, Cisco, SanDisk". 7 November 2014. Retrieved 2016. 
  15. ^ Maria Deutscher (20 October 2015). "ZeroStack raises $16 million for its converged OpenStack appliance". Silicon Angle. Retrieved 2016. 
  16. ^ Simon Robinson, (23 January 2015). "Storage an investment magnet as 2014 funding soars to $1.79bn". Retrieved 2016. 
  17. ^ Asha Barbaschow (17 September 2015). "Intel Capital sinks $67m into eight Chinese companies". Zdnet. Retrieved 2016. 
  18. ^ Yoav Vilner (14 December 2014). "How And Why The World Is Trending Towards Open Source". Forbes. Retrieved 2016. 
  19. ^ Niv Lilien (12 December 2014). "Stratoscale targets VMware with fresh approach to taking on the datacenter". Zdnet. Retrieved 2016. 
  20. ^ a b John Rath (10 November 2014). "Stratoscale Raises $32M to Build Docker-Supporting OpenStack Clouds on Commodity Servers". Retrieved 2016. 
  21. ^ Tittel, Ed. (16 September 2016). Stratoscale Symphony hyper-converged software offers cloud build. Buyer's Guide. Converged Infrastructure. TechTarget.
  22. ^ Garry Kranz (4 February 2015). "How to make sense of the expanding hyper-converged market". Techtarget. Retrieved 2016. 
  23. ^ George Leopold (1 May 2015). "OpenStack Kilo Rolls With Network, Storage Upgrades". Retrieved 2016. 
  24. ^ Gallant, John. (19 January 2017). Want to run your own Amazon 'region'? Stratoscale shows you how. Datacenters. InfoWorld.
  25. ^ Condon, Stephanie. (26 July 2016). Stratoscale ramps up its challenge to VMware and AWS. Between the Lines. Cloud. ZDNet.
  26. ^ John Moore. "Selling hyper-converged architecture: A channel primer". Techtarget. Retrieved 2016. 
  27. ^ Condon, Stephanie. (12 December 2016). Stratoscale's Symphony 3 enables AWS-compatible, hybrid cloud adoption. Between the Lines. Cloud. ZDNet.
  28. ^ Wagner, Mitch. (12 December 2016). Stratoscale Brings Amazon Cloud On Premises. News Analysis. Enterprise Cloud. Light Reading.
  29. ^ Danieli, Yifat. (14 January 2017). Why Block Storage is Integral to Openstack. Tech.
  30. ^ Butler, Brandon. (25 August 2016). 12 most powerful hyperconverged infrastructure vendors. Hardware. Data Center. NetworkWorld.
  31. ^ Kranz, Garry. (17 June 2016). Stratoscale tunes its Symphony hyper-convergence software. TechTarget.

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