SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2016) - Agari, a leading cybersecurity company, today announced it was named to the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, developed in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners. The list will appear in the October 4, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine. The innovative Agari Email Trust Network™ protects six of the top ten banks and five of the world's leading social media networks from the number one cyber security threat of targeted email attacks, phishing and business email compromise.
"We are honored to be named to The Cloud 100 - Rising Stars, which recognizes the top 20 rising private cloud computing companies in the world," said Ravi Khatod, CEO of Agari. "The Agari Email Trust Platform™, which is built with a cloud-native architecture, provides visibility into ten billion email messages a day and three billion inboxes worldwide. The cloud architecture enables rapid deployment and scalability for global enterprises that need to provide immediate protection from email attacks for employees, customers and partners."
"Cloud companies are revolutionizing how businesses reach their customers today from digitizing painful old processes to allowing them more time to focus on what they really care about -- what makes their products unique," said Alex Konrad, Forbes editor of the Cloud 100 list. "Inclusion in the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list recognizes a company for its financial growth and excellence as recognized by customers and peers."
"These are the companies to watch!" said Byron Deeter, a leading cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. "The Forbes Cloud 100 companies represent the very best private companies in cloud computing. We will see big IPOs and category killers emerge from this list as the cloud computing continues to propel the trillion-dollar software industry."
About the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100
The first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list profiles the world's top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution, plus 20 rising stars within the field. With advancements in software, cloud security or platform development, these companies are redefining the future for all industries and sectors.
Forbes, in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners, received hundreds of submissions to identify the most promising private companies in cloud. The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 was selected by a panel of judges representing leading public cloud companies, using qualitative and quantitative data submitted by nominees, along with publicly available third party data sources.
Agari, a leading cybersecurity company, is trusted by leading Fortune 1000 companies to protect their enterprise, partners and customers from advanced email phishing attacks. The Agari Email Trust Platform™ is the industry's only solution that 'understands' the true sender of emails, leveraging the company's proprietary, global email telemetry network and patent-pending, predictive Agari Trust Analytics to identify and stop phishing attacks. The platform powers Agari Enterprise Protect, which help organizations protect themselves from advanced spear phishing attacks, and Agari Customer Protect, which protects consumers from email attacks that spoof enterprise brands. Agari, a recipient of the JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation Award and recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in Security, is backed by Alloy Ventures, Battery Ventures, First Round Capital, Greylock Partners, Norwest Venture Partners and Scale Venture Partners. Learn more at http://www.agari.com and follow us on Twitter @AgariInc.