Forbes Releases First List of Top 100 Cloud Companies + 20 Rising Stars

Forbes has released the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, which has developed in partnership with global venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners. In addition to the leading cloud companies, Forbes has also published the “Rising Stars” list, which includes 20 of the best companies that Forbes, Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures consider as the most promising ones in the field.

This is the Cloud 100 list:

1) Slack/team collaboration platform

2) Dropbox/document sharing platform

3) DocuSign/electronic signature company

4) Stripe/platform to accept payments online and in mobile apps

5) Cloudera/platform for data management and analytics

6) SurveyMonkey/online survey development cloud-based SaaS company

7) Mailchimp/online email marketing solution to manage subscribers, send emails, and track results

8) Squarespace/platform for anyone to create websites

9) AppDynamics/application intelligence platform for enterprises to have real-time insights into application performance

10) Adyen/app to accept payments and grow revenue online, on mobile, and at the point of sale

11) CloudFlare/CDN, DNS, DDoS protection & web security platform to speed up and protect online sites

12) Qualtrics/software-as-a-service insight platform provider

13) Tanium/endpoint security and systems management system

14) GitHub/community for more than 15 million people to learn, share, and work together to build software

15) Okta/provider of identity platform for the enterprise

16) Apptio/IT financial transparency, benchmarking and metrics platform

17) Coupa Software/SaaS suite of financial applications to spend smart and efficiently

18) Domo/business intelligence dashboard, reporting and analytics

19) Fuze/global voice, video and collaboration platform

20) MuleSoft/integration platform for connecting SaaS and enterprise

21) AppNexus/cloud-based software platform that enables and optimizes programmatic online advertising

22) Medallia/platform to capture customer feedback, understand it in real-time, and take action to improve the customer experience

23) Cylance/advanced threat prevention built on Artificial Intelligence

24) Alteryx/self-service data analytics platform

25) Zscaler/Security as a Service platform

26) Carbon Black/endpoint security platform to defend organizations of all sizes from modern-day attacks with zero-gap protection.

27) Yardi/real estate investment & property management software for commercial, multifamily, residential, affordable, public, senior, industrial, & retail markets

28) Anaplan/Planning and performance management platform

29) Avalara/automated Tax Software

30) AppDirect/cloud service marketplace and management platform

31) Acquia/CMS Platform for content, community and commerce

32) SMS Assist/Multisite Property Management

33) Sprinklr/Customer Experience Management (CEM)

34) BlackLine/unified Cloud for accounting and finance

35) ForeScout/Network security, tools & management

36) Pluralsight/unlimited Online Developer, IT and Creative Training

37) MapR/converged data platform

38) Hootsuite/social media management dashboard

39) lead management  platform

41) BlueJeans/business video communications platform

42) DigitalOcean/cloud computing platform for developers

43) Automattic/WordPress developer and operator

44) ServiceMax/field service management software

45) Eventbrite/event technology platform

46) Ability Network/healthcare technology platform

47) PointClickCare/cloud-based EHR software for long-term care

48) Intercom/customer communication platform

49) Datadog/cloud monitoring as a service

50) Flatiron Health/oncology cloud

51) Gusto/payroll software

52) Sisense/BI & analytics tool

53) Veeam/backup, disaster recovery and virtualization management software

54) Alien Vault/unified security management & threat intelligence platform

55) Pagerduty/incident resolution platform

56) Gainsight/customer success software

57) Evernote/desktop and mobile tool to collect and share ideas

58) Duo Security/platform that verifies the identity of users and security health of their devices before they connect to apps

59) Health Catalyst/population health data warehousing, analytics, and improvement services

60) Fastly/real-time CDN that gives businesses complete control over how they serve content

61) DataStax/commercial support for enterprise edition of NoSQL database Cassandra

62) Asana/team traking software

63) Zuora/subscription billing, commerce & finance solution

64) Veracode/application security software

65) Adaptive Insight/enterprise financial planning software

66) Zoho/online office suite and SaaS applications for businesses

67) Apttus/Quote-to-Cash software

68) Greenhouse Software/applicant tracking system and recruiting software

69) Optimizely/A/B testing & personalization platform

70) iCIMS/applicant tracking system and recruiting software

71) Workfront/project management software

72) Turbonomic/autonomic platform for cloud

73) NewVoiceMedia/cloud contact centre platform

74) InVision/web and mobile prototyping, collaboration & workflow platform

75) Smartsheet/work management and process automation solution

76) Segment/customer data platform

77) Talkdesk/cloud-based call center software solution

78) SendGrid/marketing & transactional email service

79) Illumio/adaptive security for every computing environment

80) AvidXchange/automated bill payment platform

81) Infor/industry specific business applications

82) Mixpanel/mobile analytics platform

83) Lookout/mobile app security platform

84) Zoom Video Communications/video conferencing and web conferencing service

85) Sumo Logic/continuous intelligence, log management & analytics platform

86) Expensify/expense report platform

87) Namely/HR, payroll, and benefits platform

88) ZipRecruiter/job search engine

89) Intacct/Cloud ERP software, financial management software

90) Campaign Monitor/email marketing for business

91) SugarCRM/customer relationship management software

92) App Annie/app analytics and app market data platform

93) Netskope/cloud security services & solutions company

94) WalkMe/enterprise guidance and engagement platform

95) BigCommerce/ecommerce software & shopping cart platform

96) Lithium Technologies/social software providing on-demand, hosted forums, chats, and other social media marketing solutions for companies

97) MedeAnalytics/Healthcare analytics platform

98) Skyhigh Networks/cloud security software

99) Extreme Reach/digital media and software as a service

100) Dynatrace/application performance management (APM) software

The 20 rising stars are:

1) Agari/prevention platform for cyber attacks from email threats

2) Algolia/hosted cloud search as a service

3) Alooma/process and work with big data in real time delivered as a cloud service

4) Amplitude/web and mobile analytics platform

5) Appboy/Mobile Marketing Automation, Engagement, CRM platform

6) Bugsnag/Detect and diagnose crashes in applications

7) Canva/graphic design software

8) Classy/fundraising solution for nonprofits

9) Clever/education technology platform

10) Contentful/API-first CMS

11) Delighted/customer feedback platform

12) eShares/cap table management software

13) IroNet Cybersecurity/suite of technologies, consulting services, and training programs to protect against current and emerging threats

14) Lever/collaborative recruiting platform

15) Orbital Insight/image processing and data science to understand global and national trends

16) Outreach/account-based sales engagement platform

17) Service Titan/home services software for plumbing, HVAC, and electrical service companies

18) Shyft Analytics/enterprise cloud analytics for life sciences

19) Toast/cloud-based system built specifically for restaurants

20) Trello/web-based project management application



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