Navy Yard-based Cloudnexa, focused on managing migrations to Amazon Web Services, raises $4.37 million

Tom Paine

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Philadelphia (Navy Yard)-based Cloudnexa (not be confused with Cloudamize, another Philly company I recently covered) has raised $4.37 million, according to a SEC Form D filed on New Years Eve day.

It had previously raised a $2.4 million Series A from Mid-Atlantic Angel Group, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Milestone Venture Partners and Gabriel Investments in late 2013, according to CrunchBase.

Cloudnexa is a managed services provider and authorized reseller for Amazon Web Servises.

Cloudnexa was founded in 2012 by CEO Joel Davne, who formally headed an earlier cloud services company I followed, Newtown-based Freedom OSS, which was doing some pioneering work in the AWS environment. A Russian company, Luxoft, acquired Freedom OSS' assets in 2013. Cloudnexa's CFO, Bill Testa, help take Heartland Payment Systems and Orchid BioSciences public.

Cloudnexa focuses on "managed services excellence and migration to AWS so that we can carefully, securely and expertly migrate your applications to cloud environments," its website says. In September, Cloudnexa introduced a comprehensive managed cloud offering with Sumo Logic, Trend Micro and AppDynamics.

Cloudnexa has 13 employees on LinkedIn.

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