Cohesity

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Cohesity
Private
Industry Data backup, Computer data storage
Founder Mohit Aron
Headquarters San Jose, California, United States
Key people
Mohit Aron, CEO & Founder[1]
Number of employees
250[2]
Website www.cohesity.com

Cohesity is a privately held enterprise storage company headquartered in San Jose , California.

Cohesity was founded in June 2013 by Mohit Aron, who previously co-founded Nutanix.[1] Cohesity launched publicly in June 2015, introducing a platform designed to consolidate and manage secondary data.[3] Cohesity raised $70 million in venture funding in two rounds with Google Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, and Sequoia Capital since its founding in 2013.[4]

In October 2015, Cohesity announced the public launch of its products, Cohesity DataPlatform and DataProtect.[5] DataPlatform is a platform designed to consolidate secondary storage and associated workflows.[6] DataProtect provides a data protection solution converged on DataPlatform.[7] The second generation of DataPlatform and DataProtect was announced in February 2016 with new capabilities and features including SMB Protocol Support, CloudArchive, and Site-to-Site Replication.[8] In June 2016, the launch of Cohesity 3.0 products (DataProtect, DataPlatform) expanded data protection to physical servers.[9]

On April 4, 2017, Cohesity announced additional funding of $90 million.[10] This was led by GV, the venture capital arm of Google parent Alphabet Inc., and Sequoia Capital.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bob Brown (June 17, 2015). "Google-infused storage startup Cohesity reveals itself". Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces 2016". Bay Area News Group. June 26, 2016. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  3. ^ https://www.forbes.com/sites/benkepes/2015/06/17/flush-with-70m-cash-cohesity-launches-to-shake-up-storage/amp/?client=safari
  4. ^ Kevin McLaughlin (June 29, 2016). "Storage Startup Cohesity Says It's Attracting Enterprises, Unveils Wave Of Features To Get More On Board". CRN Magazine. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  5. ^ Garry Kranz (October 19, 2015). "Cohesity founder: Secondary data needs a new approach". TechTarget. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  6. ^ Dave Raffo (June 28, 2016). "Cohesity gets physical with converged data protection". TechTarget. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  7. ^ Mark Cox (October 14, 2015). "Cohesity's revolutionary converged secondary storage platform hits general availability". ChannelBuzz. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  8. ^ Paul Alcorn (February 10, 2016). "Hyperconvergence Expands In Secondary Storage, Cohesity Announces Ver 2.0". Tom's IT Pro. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  9. ^ Mike Vizard (July 1, 2016). "Cohesity Extends Effort to Consolidate Secondary Storage". IT Business Edge. Retrieved September 6, 2016. 
  10. ^ Julie Bort (April 4, 2017). "Cohesity, the four-year old startup from Nutanix's cofounder, has now raised $160 million". Business Insider. Retrieved August 1, 2017. 
  11. ^ "Startup Cohesity Banks $90M in VC, Refreshes Storage Platform". eWEEK. Retrieved 2017-04-07.