swiftsstackSwiftStack, a storage platform provider, announced on Tuesday that they have raised $6.1 million in a series A round of funding. The round is led by Mayfield Fund with participation from Storm Ventures and UMC Capital. It brings SwiftStack’s total funding to $7.6 million including the $1.5 million in seed funding.

The company will use this investment to support the growth of their sales team, expand operations ,and advance the development of its software solution.

SwiftStack is a building software-defined storage solution that is specifically tasked for object storage. Its storage system helps organizations with large amount of data by simplifying operations and decreasing operational costs.

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