CloudBees, the Jenkins Enterprise company, is the continuous delivery (CD) leader. CloudBees provides solutions that enable IT organizations to respond rapidly to the software delivery needs of the business. Our offerings are powered by Jenkins, the world’s most popular open source automation server. The CloudBees Continuous Delivery Platform provides a wide range of CD solutions for use on-premise and in the cloud that meet the unique security, scalability and manageability needs of enterprises. Our solutions support many of the world’s largest and most business-critical deployments.
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 now the world’s most popular open source automation server, with thousands of active installations around the world. The CloudBees Continuous Delivery Platform features Jenkins-based products that allow organizations to use Jenkins their way - 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 Australia. 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.