Skytap Raises $35M For Its Cloud-Based Enterprise Development And Testing Service


Skytap is a service that aims to help dev and test teams in the enterprise work more efficiently (and test their code more often). The company today announced that it has raised a $35 million funding round led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from all of the company’s previous investors, including OpenView Venture Partners, Ignition Partners, Madrona Venture Group, and Washington Research Foundation. Insight Venture Partners also invested in New Relic, which went public earlier this month, and Docker.

Skytap_Cloud_Stack_Grey_9.14With Skytap, enterprises can re-create their production environments in the cloud to more effectively test their applications before they go live. The company says it will use the new funding to “fuel new levels of product innovation for enterprise-ready development and test environments,” and to expand its go-to-market capacity and bring more partners on board.

“Skytap matches Insight’s focus on supporting high growth SaaS and cloud companies,” said Deven Parekh, Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners, in…

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