August 11, 2006 12:21 PM PDT
Open-source firm Zenoss scores new funding
Zenoss, a Maryland-based company that specializes in open-source software for monitoring business IT infrastructures, has acquired $4.8 million in venture funding. The money will be used for a variety of endeavors including product development and commercial operations. Additionally, a representative from each of the venture firms that led the financing round--Boulder Ventures and Intersouth Partners--will join Zenoss' board of directors.
Zenoss, which was founded in 2002 by CEO Bill Karpovitch and Chief Technical Officer Erik Dahl, is one of the original members of the Open Management Consortium, a group of companies that aims to increase open-source software's footprint in the enterprise systems management market.