6fusion, a technology startup backed by venture capital firm Intersouth Partners, will located its headquarters at North Carolina State University’s Centennial Campus.

The company, which raised $3 million in financing from Durham-based Intersouth and other investors in September, is focused on providing infrastructure-as-a-service technology.

As part of the investment deal, 6fusion was be based temporarily at Intersouth’s headquarters in the American Tobacco Historic District in Durham.

The company’s technology focuses on an algorithm designed to help customers manage the metering, consumption and billing of IT services such as in “cloud computing.”

Cloud computing enables firms to utilize servers, bandwidth and other IT services on demand rather than having to purchase hardware and broadband. 6fusion calls its technology the “Workload Allocation Cube.”
It also has developed a user interface for customer monitoring and resource allocation called UC6.

6fusion will locate its office in the Venture IV building at Centennial Campus.

“We are delighted to have 6fusion on campus,” said Dennis Kekas, associate vice chancellor of the Centennial Partnership office. “With its background in cloud computing and our research in that area, it is an ideal partner going forward.”

6fusion also plans to work on joint research projects with NCSU’s Institute for Next Generation IT Systems.

“We spent a considerable amount of time with the team at Centennial Campus after we completed our relocation to the Research Triangle,” said John Cowan,6fusion’s chief executive officer, in a statement. “Centennial Campus is not only an exciting, intellectually stimulating place to locate an entrepreneurial venture – it’s also a unique venue that allows us to partner on research and development facilities in a campus atmosphere that is more than just office space.”

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