Spring developer Interface21 lands $10 million in funding

Benchmark Capital, investors in Red Hat, MySQL and JBoss, put money into the creators of the Spring Framework

Interface21, the company behind the Java-based Spring Framework, said on Thursday that it has received $10 million in venture funding from Benchmark Capital.

The funding will be used to expand the company's sales and support infrastructure.

The Spring Framework is a popular open-source tool for speeding up development of corporate server Java applications. , said that the framework is more widely deployed in a single Java application server.

Benchmark Capital has had a good track record of spotting successful open-source firms, having invested in Red Hat, MySQL and JBoss.

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