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Intel Leads Investment in Joyent

Already a Series B investor, Intel led the round with existing investor Greycroft Partners and new investor Liberty Global

Joyent, the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) house, has gotten $15 million in Series C money to expand international operations and build momentum for its PaaS widgetry.

Intel, already a Series B investor, led the round with existing investor Greycroft Partners and new investor Liberty Global kicking in.

Joyent wants to expand its Smart Technologies for cloud computing, including its SmartPlatform open source project and node.js support.

It claims recurring customer revenues have more than doubled since December. It’s pushing into EMEA and has data centers in China and four US sites. Dell is OEMing its private cloud offering. It underrides Kabam, LinkedIn, Country Life and the e-commerce Gilt Group.

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