MadeiraCloud, the cloud management and visualization tool, today announced it has raised Series A funding from Sequoia Capital. Previously the company raised angel investment in June 2011.

It also announced full support for Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) today. MadeiraCloud’s unique drag and drop tool allows users to quickly and easily design, provision, manage and monitor cloud infrastructure resources.

After presenting their ideas at our ChinaBang 2012, MadeiraCloud launched its public beta last June. The company was founded by Daniel O’Prey and Zhao Peng who serve as CEO and CTO respectively. Based in Beijing, it now has users in 85 countries and is managing more than $25 million worth of AWS resources.

With the funding, the company plans to open an office in San Francisco and expand their team. Also they’ll enhance the Web-based service and expand to provide support on mobile devices.

Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at

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