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Orkes, founded by the creators of Netflix’s open source Conductor workflow orchestration tool, comes out of stealth with $9.3M


Netflix helped change the game for microservices when it developed and the outsourced a tool called Conductor, initially built to handle its own extensive, multi-channel on-demand video traffic (and correspondingly complex codebase) globally, and later adopted by companies like Tesla, American Express, Github, Deutsche Telekom, VMware and some 150 other large organizations and others to manage their own services. Now the team behind creating Conductor are launching Orkes, a cloud-hosted version of the tool based on Conductor; and along with this, they’re announcing $9.3 million in funding to fuel the mission, as well as to support the continued growth of the open-source Conductor community.
Battery Ventures and Vertex Ventures are co-leading the funding, with angel investors in the round inc …

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