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.
Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS) accelerates digital transformation so customers can be more agile, efficient, resilient, and secure. The Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange protects thousands of customers from cyberattacks and data loss by securely connecting users, devices, and applications in any location. Distributed across more than 150 data centers globally, the SSE-based Zero Trust Exchange is the world’s largest in-line cloud security platform.