Server watcher Datadog raises $15 million in funding to build out infrastructure

Datadog, a startup dedicated to monitoring company workloads running in Amazon Web Services and other clouds, has $15 million in fresh cash from a new Series B funding round led by OpenView Venture Partners. That brings total funding for the New York-based company to about $22.5 million.

For anyone who has been living under a rock for the last couple of years, there is a huge move to applications being run on the web and combining services from a myriad of third parties as part of the application. Like a Gordon Ramsey recipe, modern applications take a hint of this, a dash of that, a sprinkle of something else and mix it all up together. In the case of applications though it’s not food that are the ingredients, but rather services, databases, infrastructure providers etc.

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