Forbes Names Zscaler One of the Hottest Cybersecurity Startups of 2015

The Forbes list of hottest cybersecurity startups captures the most in-demand startups that have fast-growing valuation and have raised large amounts of funding in 2015

San Jose, California, January 13, 2016

Zscaler, the leading Cloud Security company, today announced it has been named one of the Hottest Cybersecurity Startups of 2015 by Forbes. The Forbes list of hottest cybersecurity startups captures the most in-demand startups that have fast-growing valuation and have raised large amounts of funding in 2015.

“We are thrilled by our achievements this past year and are looking forward to what’s to come for Zscaler in 2016,” said Jay Chaudhry, Zscaler CEO. “Zscaler is committed to our mission of helping customers to break free from security appliances to improve their security as a significantly lower cost. Being named a hottest cybersecurity startup by Forbes is a testament to our position in the market and rapid growth.”

The rapid adoption of cloud computing, mobility, and the Internet of Things (IoT) has called for a new approach to securing the enterprise. Zscaler is the only multi-tenant, cloud security platform purpose-built to protect the enterprises from an advancing threat landscape. Thousands of enterprises and government organizations around the world have chosen Zscaler to protect their employees and data. Zscaler closed its $110 million Series D funding round in September 2015, bringing the company’s total funding raised to $148 million. 



About Zscaler

Zscaler is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.

Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.


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