Vapor IO

Vapor IO is an early stage micro data center business focused on mobile edge computing (MEC).

Vapor IO provides the industry’s first nationwide network truly solving for the edge, combining edge exchange, edge colocation and edge networking.

Vapor IO was founded in 2015 by Cole Crawford. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas.

Vapor IO has introduced the world’s first hyper collapsed and truly data defined data center solution ready to lead our industry towards embracing the knowledge economy.

Vapor IO's Kinetic Edge® platform combines multi-tenant colocation with software-defined interconnection and high-speed networking. The Kinetic Edge platform delivers the most flexible, highly-distributed edge infrastructure, and the company has deployed its Kinetic Edge in Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas and Pittsburgh.


Vapor IO’s unique edge architecture creates city-sized logical data centers by combining geographically dispersed micro data centers into a single fabric on a metropolitan basis, allowing its customers to operate servers in locations that are closest to the access networks, near the end users and devices to enable the next generation of applications and services.


Vapor IO has raised $90M in a Series C financing on Jan 22, 2020. The company's investors include Berkshire Partners, Crown Castle, Goldman Sachs and AVX Partners.



  • Year founded: 2015
  • Funding Info: $90M over 3 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 11-50
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Austin
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States
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