Investors bet on power management, secure storage, Kubernetes-friendly data management, and novel switch silicon.
The startup, called Leap, has acquired a majority stake in Cloud Comrade, a Singapore-based cloud computing consultancy.
The giant joins an Andreessen Horowitz-led $250 million funding round in the company whose software helps enterprises apply AI to their data.
With C-level roles at Symantec and McAfee on his resume, the new chief exec steps in to extend the open source startup's reach.
The startup comes out of stealth with two products and funding by Foxconn and others.