Hybrid DevOps leader seen as a top innovator for enabling Liquid Software
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — JFrog, the DevOps technology leader known for enabling liquid software via continuous update flows, today announced it has been named to the prestigious Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 list – a recognition of JFrog’s ongoing innovation in the cloud DevOps space. The Cloud 100 list is published by Forbes in collaboration with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.
“For the past three years, the Cloud 100 list has identified the top cloud companies that are reshaping
their respective industries,” said Alex Konrad, Forbes editor of The Cloud 100. “I am consistently impressed by the caliber of companies honored on the Cloud 100 list. It is an exciting time to a be a cloud company and founder.”
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the top 100 cloud companies in the world,” said Shlomi Ben Haim, JFrog CEO and Co-Founder. “We’re excited about the future of DevOps in the cloud as we continue to ensure a full solution – from code to production – and fulfill the Liquid Software vision that enables fast, automated, and secure software updates that flow continuously with no downtime.”
JFrog is recognized as driving DevOps in the cloud with its enterprise-grade products integrated across the major cloud platforms – Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services [AWS] and Google Cloud Platform [GCP] – affording developers the flexibility and choice to meet their unique delivery requirements.
“Microsoft is working with JFrog to deliver business and technology solutions that help developers embrace DevOps in the cloud, and enable adoption of modern cloud native technology,” said Jamie Cool, Director of PM for Azure DevOps, Microsoft. “As a part of our partner ecosystem, we are collaborating closely with JFrog to serve customers who need powerful tools to build software.”
Being listed on the Forbes Cloud 100 is strong validation for JFrog’s more than 4,500 customers and millions of users already utilizing JFrog’s cloud-flexible solutions for their DevOps pipeline.
Forbes Cloud 100 Methodology
As part of the rigorous selection process for the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100, Bessemer Venture Partners received submissions from the top cloud startups. The Forbes Cloud 100 judging panel, including top public cloud company CEOs, reviewed the data to select, score and rank the top 100 cloud companies from all over the world. The evaluation process involved four factors: market leadership (35%), estimated valuation (30%), operating metrics (20%), and people & culture (15%).
“All of the twenty-five cloud IPOs and major cloud acquisitions over the past three years have been prior members of the Cloud 100, and we absolutely expect that the dominant public cloud companies of the future will also come from this list,” said Byron Deeter, a top cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “The 2018 Cloud 100 represents well over $135B in private shareholder value–an astonishing figure that reminds us yet again of the power of the cloud. The way we do business will be dramatically different as a result of these companies and I am honored to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of the founders and teams behind each company on the 2018 Cloud 100.”
“The business opportunity for cloud companies is tremendous today as capital investment, customer demand and rate of adoption continues to grow,” said Matt Garratt, Managing Partner, Salesforce Ventures. “We’re excited to see the potential of these companies and look forward to seeing what innovative technology they deliver around the world.”
The Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 and 20 Rising Stars lists are published online at www.forbes.com/cloud100 and will appear in the September 2018 issue of Forbes magazine.
About JFrog: the “Database of DevOps”
JFrog is on a mission to enable Continuous Updates through Liquid Software, empowering developers to code high-quality applications that securely flow to end-users with zero downtime. JFrog is the creator of Artifactory, the heart of the end-to-end Universal platform for automating, managing, securing, distributing, and monitoring all type of binaries. JFrog products are available as open-source, on-premise, and in the cloud on AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. As the leading universal, highly available enterprise DevOps Solution, the JFrog platform empowers customers with trusted and expedited software releases from Code-to-Production. Trusted by more than 4,500 customers, the world’s top brands, such as Amazon, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Uber, VMware, and Spotify depend on JFrog to manage their binaries for their mission-critical applications. JFrog is privately held with offices across North America, Europe, and Asia. Learn more at jfrog.com.
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