Epsagon, an Israeli startup that wants to help monitor modern development environments such as servers and containers, today announced a $ 16 million Series A.
U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), a new investor led the round. Previous investors, Lightspeed Venture Partners and StageOne Ventures, also participated. Today’s investment raises the total raised to $ 20 million, according to the company.
CEO and co-founder Nitzan Shapira says the company has been expanding its product offerings over the past year to cover not only its serverless roots, but also providing deeper information on a number of forms of modern development.
“So we talked around May when we launched our platform for microservices in cloud products, and that includes containers, server-free and really any type of workload to create microservice applications. Since then, we have had several important announcements, ”Shapira told TechCrunch.
For starters, the company announced support or tracking and metrics for Kubernetes workloads, including native Kubernetes. along with Kubernetes managed services such as AWS EKS and Google GKE. “A few months ago, we announced our integration of Kubernetes. So, if you are running any Kubernetes workload, you can integrate with Epsagon with a single click, and from there you can get all the factory metrics, then you can set up a tracking in minutes. So that opens up a lot of use cases, ”he said.
The company also announced support for AWS AppSync, a codeless programming tool on the Amazon cloud platform. “We are the only provider today to introduce AppSync tracking and that is [an area] where people really struggle with monitoring and problem solving, ”he said.
The company expects to use today’s investment money to further expand the product offering with support for Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform in the next year. You also want to expand the automation of some tasks that must be manually configured today.
“Our intention is to make the product as automated as possible, so that the user gets an incredible experience in minutes, including advanced monitoring, identification of different problems and troubleshooting,” he said.
Shapira says the company has about 25 employees today and plans to double the workforce in the next year.