CoreOS, a startup working in the container space, has raised $28 million in Series B funding. The investment was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures). Other investors participating in the round include Intel Capital, as well as existing investors Accel, Fuel Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), an dY Combinator Continuity Fund. CoreOS has raised $48 million to date.
CoreOS says it will use the funding to continue development, as well as to grow its team in the United States and Europe, hiring for its offices in San Francisco, New York and Berlin.
CoreOS is an open-source lightweight operating system based on the Linux kernel and designed for providing infrastructure to clustered deployments.