A new $40 million venture from Google Ventures and its partners to support and build the Kubercomputing stack at Google has been announced.
Kubernets, which includes Kubernets, Kuberlets, and Kuberstas, is the cloud platform built on top of Google’s own open source Kuberstack and Docker.
The project’s goal is to help build a “cloud platform for mobile, IoT, and mobile apps,” said Google Ventures Chief Operating Officer Scott Thompson.
“With Google’s leadership, we are excited to see how the community, including developers, will contribute to the vision of this new cloud platform.”
The company is seeking $10 million in funding to help it expand its services, such as infrastructure and platform engineering, and will also be expanding its team to include engineers to support its new project.
Google is also providing $1 million for the Kubernets’ initial seed round and $1.25 million to accelerate the project’s funding.
Kubernetes is Google’s effort to bring Google’s cloud infrastructure to mobile devices and is aimed at powering the new Kuberchain platform.
The new initiative is a direct continuation of Google Ventures’ earlier $25 million investment in Kuberviz.
In November 2017, Google partnered with Kuber Networks to build the first Kubercloud, which allowed Kuberns to serve as an independent platform for developers.
Kuubernetics was acquired by Google in March 2018.
The KuberNETES initiative, which Google Ventures said would support “several hundred millions of dollars” by 2020, aims to make Kuberniches as ubiquitous as Google Cloud.
The initial focus of the initiative is to build a platform that can serve as a Kubernetwork, with the hope that this will allow developers to easily create apps and services that are compatible with Kubernes and other Kuber networks.
Kubertiches will also allow users to create their own private, private, or public Kuber network, and can run a Kubernestry service to connect to Kubernedges public Kubernethics.
It will also enable developers to build apps and deploy them on Google Cloud Platform, which is the open-source cloud platform that powers Google’s Android and Chrome OS.
Kubers main goal is not only to make its own network, but also to offer a public Kubers service.
Google Ventures has partnered with developers from over 20 companies, including Google, Apple, and Amazon, to build services for Google Cloud, and has been looking to add new partners for the project, which aims to reach millions of developers.
The initiative is part of a larger strategy of Google building a cloud platform for applications that run across a range of devices.
Earlier this month, Google announced its intention to launch its own Kubercast video streaming service, which it described as an alternative to Netflix and other services for people who do not have access to Google’s home service.
The company said it will use Google’s Cloud platform and its Android SDK to build Kubercasts.
Google has previously said that it would partner with other Google partners to bring services to Google Cloud and has announced that it is planning to invest $1 billion in its own cloud platform.