The 10 Hottest Cloud Computing Startups Of 2020
Cloud computing startups picking up traction this year offer solutions ranging from Apache Airflow as a service to a life sciences R&D cloud software platform, and include a newly emerged security company formed by former ‘white hat’ hackers.
CEO: Balaji Ganesan
Headquarters: Fremont, Calif.
The creators of Apache Ranger founded Privacera in 2016 to extend Ranger’s governance and security capabilities beyond traditional big data environments to cloud-native services and the leading analytics platforms of cloud providers Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform, and big data analytics platform developer Databricks.
The Privacera Platform is a centralized, enterprise data governance and security solution for machine learning and analytic workloads in public clouds. New features in the latest 4.0 version, released in October, include access workflows for faster on-boarding and customized data access, expanded discovery for seamless data tagging in complex infrastructures and an encryption gateway for automated encryption and decryption abilities.
In July, the company announced a $13.5 million Series A funding round to support its expansion and platform investments. Palo Alto, Calif.-based venture capital firm Accel led the round.