CloudBees is the hub of enterprise Jenkins and DevOps, providing companies with smarter solutions for automating software development and delivery. CloudBees starts with Jenkins, the most trusted and widely-adopted continuous delivery platform, and adds enterprise-grade security, scalability, manageability and expert-level support. By making the software delivery process more productive, manageable and hassle-free, CloudBees puts companies on the fastest path to transforming great ideas into great software and returning value to the business more quickly.
Sacha Labourey, former CTO of JBoss, is the founder of CloudBees. CloudBees is also home to Kohsuke Kawaguchi, CTO, and creator and lead developer of Jenkins. Jenkins is the world’s most popular open source automation server, with hundreds of thousands of active installations around the world. The CloudBees Jenkins Platform enables enterprises to use Jenkins at scale - whether on-premise, in the cloud or hybrid environments.
CloudBees was founded in early 2010, is incorporated in the United States and has worker Bees in the USA, Europe and Asia. Most of the Bees share a strong pedigree in continuous integration, continuous delivery, application development and open source.
CloudBees raised $4 million USD in a Series A round from Matrix Partners in 2010. In 2011, a Series B round raised another $10.5 million USD from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Matrix Partners. Finally, a Series C round in 2014 raised $11.2 million. This round was led by Verizon Ventures, the investment arm of Verizon Communications Inc. The round also included existing investors Matrix Partners and LightSpeed Venture Partners, as well as new investor Blue Cloud Ventures.
In 2015, CloudBees raised $23.5 million USD in a round of growth funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners and with participation from existing investors Matrix Partners, Verizon Ventures and Blue Cloud Ventures.