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SILICON100 2017

“We are a hub of enterprise Jenkins® and DevOps, providing companies with smarter solutions for automating software development and delivery”: CloudBees

thesiliconreview-sacha-labourey-ceo-cloudbees-17“CloudBees Jenkins Solutions enable enterprises to use Jenkins at scale - whether on-premise, in the cloud or in hybrid environments.”

CloudBees starts with Jenkins, the most trusted and widely-adopted continuous delivery platform, and adds enterprise-grade security, scalability, manageability and expert-level support. By making the software delivery process more productive, manageable and hassle-free. Sacha Labourey, former CTO of JBoss, is the founder of CloudBees. CloudBees is also home to Kohsuke Kawaguchi, CTO, and creator and lead developer of Jenkins. Jenkins is the world’s most popular open source automation server, with hundreds of thousands of active installations around the world. CloudBees Jenkins Solutions enable enterprises to use Jenkins at scale - whether on-premise, in the cloud or in hybrid environments.

CloudBees was founded in early 2010, is incorporated in the United States and has worker Bees in the USA, Europe and Asia. Most of the Bees share a strong pedigree in continuous integration, continuous delivery, DevOps, application development and open source.

CloudBees raised $4 million USD in a Series a round from Matrix Partners in 2010. In 2011, a Series B round raised another $10.5 million USD from Light speed Venture Partners and Matrix Partners. Finally, a Series C round in 2014 raised $11.2 million. This round was led by Verizon Ventures, the investment arm of Verizon Communications Inc. The round also included existing investors Matrix Partners and Light Speed Venture Partners, as well as new investor Blue Cloud Ventures. 

In 2015, CloudBees raised $23.5 million USD in a round of growth funding led by Light speed Venture Partners and with participation from existing investors Matrix Partners, Verizon Ventures and Blue Cloud Ventures.

Products offered

Are you searching for a simple way to run Jenkins in the cloud? CloudBees offer multiple ways to deliver Jenkins by leveraging your existing cloud infrastructure - including Amazon Web Services and Red Hat OpenStack. Tried and tested, these solutions enable customers to offer Jenkins internally, driving continuous integration and continuous delivery enterprise-wide without investing in on-premise resources.

Jenkins till now

  • You can access CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise in the Amazon Marketplace and set it up to interact with AWS services such as Amazon EC2, S3 and Lambda. CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise is a cloud-native offering with elastic, on-demand provisioning and high availability, enablingJenkins® as a Service across the organization
  • CloudBees Jenkins Enterprise on Red Hat OpenStack Platform delivers the best of both worlds: a feature-rich CI/CD solution that accelerates application delivery and a stable and scalable private cloud that accelerates IT agility.
  • With a shared foundation in open innovation and enterprise-scale, Red Hat and CloudBees make accelerating software delivery easy.

Professional Services

 CloudBees, Inc. provides professional services for enterprises seeking assistance with implementing or hardening their continuous integration and continuous delivery capabilities using the CloudBees Jenkins Platform.

Why Us?

  • CI, CD and Jenkins ecosystem are our core business
  • Our consultants have deep experience with Jenkins and the CloudBees Jenkins Platform
  • With key Jenkins experts on the CloudBees staff, our Professional Services team is best positioned to provide advanced solutions to your unique challenges

Current Service Offerings

We offer both packaged services and custom services to help maximize your CI capabilities. Our wide varieties of services are designed to cater to enterprises with varying levels of Jenkins usage and expertise including:

  • Enterprises new to Jenkins and CI
  • Enterprises with advanced Jenkins usage and expertise
  • Enterprises looking to migrate from another CI tool to the CloudBees Jenkins Platform

For example, organizations starting out with Jenkins can leverage our Product On boarding, Pilot, Migration and Quick Start packages. Organizations currently using Jenkins could benefit from our assessments (such as security, architecture and production readiness) and custom implementations for advanced use cases, such as building workflows and dynamic Jenkins infrastructure.

CloudBees a backbone

Expert Support

Receive engineer-to-engineer help and guidance from the experts at CloudBees, many of whom are CCJPE-certified and Jenkins®open source committers. Find out more about our service level agreements.

Customer Success Management

Get the most out of your subscription with the proactive engagement of Customer Success Managers and Technical Success Managers. 

Self-Service Support

Find answers and resolve issues at digital speed using knowledge base articles, diagnostic tools and a vibrant customer community. 

Meet the adorable personality: Sacha Labourey, CEO and Founder

Sacha was born in Neuchâtel, Switzerland and graduated in 1999 from EPFL. It was during Sacha’s studies in 1996 that he started his first consulting business - Cogito Informatique. In 2001, he joined Marc Fleury’s JBoss project as a core contributor and implemented JBoss’ original clustering features. In 2003, Sacha founded the European headquarters for JBoss and, as GM for Europe, led the strategy and partnerships that helped fuel the company’s growth in that region. While in this position, he led the recruitment of some of JBoss’ key talent and acquisition of key technology. In 2005, he was appointed CTO of JBoss, Inc. and oversaw all of JBoss engineering. In June 2006, JBoss, Inc. was acquired by Red Hat (NYSE:RHT). After the acquisition, Sacha remained JBoss CTO and played a crucial role in integrating and productizing JBoss software with Red Hat offerings. In 2007, Sacha became co-General Manager of Red Hat’s middleware division. He ultimately left Red Hat in April 2009 and founded CloudBees in April 2010.       

“We put companies on the fastest path to transforming great ideas into great software and returning value to the business more quickly.”