Zoho Corporation

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Zoho Corporation Pvt. Ltd.
Private
Founded 1996
Founder Sridhar Vembu
Headquarters Chennai and Pleasanton, California
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Sridhar Vembu (CEO)
Number of employees
5000[1]
Website www.zohocorp.com

Zoho Corporation is an information technology and business management software as a service (SaaS) developer. The company was founded in 1996 by Sridhar Vembu and Tony Thomas in Pleasanton, California and has development offices in India.

History[edit]

From 1996 to 2009, the company was known as AdventNet Inc. In 2009, the company was renamed Zoho Corporation after its online office suite of the same name.[2] The company launched and grew without outside funding and is privately owned.[3]

Locations[edit]

The company is headquartered in Pleasanton, California with a research and development campus in Estancia IT Park in Chennai, India. The company operates in China in a joint venture with Baihui and also has offices in Singapore and Japan. The bulk of its support operations are carried out from its office in Chennai.[1] In Singapore, Zoho entered into a joint venture with Fujitsu and operates under the brand name of skydesk.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b D'Monte, Leslie (24 November 2014). "Is Zoho the future of enterprise software?". Mint. HT Media Ltd. Retrieved 5 August 2015. Developers at zoho’s office in Ramapuram, Chennai. Zoho has around 2,600 employees, of which about 96% are based in India. 
  2. ^ Arakali, Harichandan (6 June 2016). "The Bootstrapped Buddhist: How Sridhar Vembu built Zoho". Forbes India. Archived from the original on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  3. ^ "Bootstrapped Unicorns". huffingtonpost.com. 12 January 2015. Retrieved 24 July 2017. 
  4. ^ "Zoho Corporation eyes 100 million users of its products in five years". Financial Express. 8 August 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 

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