Rancher Labs

Rancher Labs is a software company working on operating-system-level virtualization tools, more commonly known as Linux Containers.

Rancher Labs Rancher Labs delivers open source software that enables organizations to deploy and manage Kubernetes at scale, on any infrastructure across the data center, cloud, branch offices, and the network edge.

Rancher Labs was co-foundedd in 2014 by Sheng Liang Shannon Williams, Darren Shepherd, and Will Chan. The company is headquartered in Cupertino, California, with offices in Tempe, Arizona and Shenzen, China.

Rancher is a complete container management platform that includes everything you need to manage containers in production. You can quickly deploy multiple Kubernetes clusters across multiple clouds with the click of a button.

RancherOS is a great place to run Docker and Kubernetes. It's an ultra-lightweight Linux distribution which enables you to boot Your containers in seconds as well as run Docker, Kubernetes and Rancher at Scale in production.


Rancher has quickly become the #1 choice for enterprises looking to run containers and Kubernetes in production. With 30,000 active users and greater than 100 million downloads, their flagship product, Rancher, is the industry’s most widely adopted Kubernetes management platform.


Rancher Labs is backed by Telstra Ventures, Mayfield, Nexus Venture Partners, GRC SinoGreen, F&G Ventures and others. The company raised $40M in a Series D round on Mar 16, 2020. This brings Rancher's total funding to $95M to date.



  • Year founded: 2014
  • Funding Info: $95M over 4 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series B)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Cupertino
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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