The 20 Coolest Cloud Management And Migration Companies Of The 2020 Cloud 100

Here are 20 companies helping move workloads and manage cloud architectures as organizations modernize their information technology posture.

With the bulk of enterprises’ data, applications and workloads still on premises, cloud management and migration represent a huge channel opportunity. Partners’ managed services and solutions are key to helping organizations decide how a cloud-based infrastructure fits their business needs, develop migration strategies and sequenced plans using the right tools, manage their cloud environments and costs, and provide performance visibility.

Here are 20 companies helping move workloads and manage cloud architectures as organizations modernize their information technology posture.


Geeman Yip, Founder, CEO

BitTitan’s signature offerings are the Migration Wiz cloud migration SaaS solution and Voleer, an IT services automation platform. BitTitan created a corporate development position this year to pursue mergers and acquisitions, eyeing companies with cloud-based SaaS solutions and a strong presence with IT or managed service providers.

CloudBolt Software

Brian J. Kelly, CEO

CloudBolt Software, a hybrid cloud management platform provider for enterprises, joined the Amazon Web Services Partner Network Global Startup Program in December. Its latest CloudBolt 9.0 comes with expanded support for Kubernetes and out-of-the-box integrations with integrations with Terraform, Splunk and ServiceNow.


Ofer Gadish , General Manager

AWS last year acquired Israeli startup CloudEndure, which offers disaster recovery and migration SaaS solutions. CloudEndure Disaster Recovery continuously replicates contents of on-premises, virtual or cloud-based systems to an AWS staging area. CloudEndure Migration moves applications from any physical, virtual or cloud-based infrastructure to AWS.

CloudHealth by VMware

Tom Axbey, CEO

CloudHealth by VMWare’s public cloud management platform helps organizations manage their cloud costs, ensure security compliance, improve governance and automate actions across multi-cloud environments. CloudHealth has $11.2 billion of cloud spending under management and close to 7,000 customers.


Richard Sexton, CEO

CloudPhysics provides collaboration analytics for IT professionals and their solution providers, using data science and machine learning to increase those patrners’ productivity. Its SaaS platform captures data from virtualized environments, analyzes it and provides specific actionable insight.


John Van Siclen, CEO

Dynatrace’s initial public offering raised $585.3 million in net proceeds last August. Its software intelligence platform monitors the performance of applications, multi-cloud infrastructure and user experiences, leveraging artificial intelligence and advanced automation. Dynatrace posted $431 million in revenue in the last fiscal year.


Robb Allen, CEO

Managed and professional services company Effectual, an Amazon Web Services partner, purchased JHC Technology late last year to boost its AWS public sector business. A $50 million commitment from two private equity firms facilitated the acquisition and will support future Effectual acquisitions and organic growth initiatives.


Jim Ryan, President, CEO

Flexera focuses on bringing IT visibility and automated governance to its customers with cloud management, software asset management and other solutions. Last year it purchased RISC Networks, its fourth acquisition since the beginning of 2018, following those of RightScale, Meta SaaS and Brainwaregroup.


Manoj Nair, Founder, CEO

HyperGrid’s HyperCloud Cloud Management Platform, powered by a predictive analytics engine, helps businesses with end-to-end visibility, control, security and automation. Gartner named HyperGrid as a “visionary” in the research firm’s Magic Quadrant report for cloud management platforms last year.

Micro Focus International

Stephen Murdoch, CEO

Micro Focus helps enterprises’ digital transformations through DevOps, hybrid IT management, predictive analytics and security, risk and governance solutions. It combined its channel and legacy HPE software channels last year, giving partners access to its full product portfolio from its $8.8 billion spinoff-merger with HPE’s software business.

Morpheus Data

Jeff Drazan, CEO

Morpheus Data spun out of a private equity firm Bertram Capital in 2015. Bertram Labs needed an infrastructure-agnostic, container-first, cloud management platform that integrated with DevOps tools it used to develop customer applications. Its platform offers instant self-service provisioning across bare metal, virtual machines and containerized deployments in on-premises, hosted and public cloud environments.


Varma Kunaparaju, Co-founder, CEO

OpsRamp, which offers an AIOps platform for hybrid cloud IT infrastructure monitoring and management, launched its first channel partner program last year with the goal of solution providers generating half of its sales. Its customers include Dolby, Epsilon, GreenPages and NTT Data.


Sebastian Stadil, Founder, CEO

The Scalr Enterprise-Grade Cloud Management Platform is designed to allow enterprises achieve cost-effective, automated and standardized application deployments across multi-cloud environments. Samsung, Expedia, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Gannett, Xerox, Sephora and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are among Scalr’s customers.


David Link, Founder, CEO

ScienceLogic focuses on context-infused AIOps for multi-cloud management. Its SL1 platform removes the difficulty of managing complex, distributed IT services, enabling visibility across all technologies and vendors running anywhere in data centers or clouds. It counts Amazon Web Services, Cisco, Microsoft Azure, ServiceNow and VMware as technology partners.


Evan Richman, Todd Schwartz, Co-founders, CEOs

Skykick develops cloud management software for IT solution partners. Its Skykick Migration Suites for Office 365 allows IT consultants, system integrators, managed service providers, value-added resellers and other IT partners to automate an entire Office 365 migration project from initial sales to project completion.


Kevin B. Thompson, President , CEO

SolarWinds is an IT infrastructure management software provider, offering solutions for network and IT service management, application performance and managed services. In December, it paid $117.5M to buy VividCortex, which provides SaaS-delivered database performance management with an emphasis on databases used in cloud-native applications.


Amiram Shachar, Co-founder, CEO

Cloud automation and optimization startup Spotinst uses artificial intelligence to predict availability of unused cloud capacity to help lower costs for businesses. Last April, it acquired StratCloud for its continuous optimization platform that buys, sells and converts reserved instances capacity to maximize savings for on-demand infrastructure.


Ben Nye, CEO

Enterprise software company Turbonomic provides workload automation and optimization technology for hybrid cloud. Its Application Resource Management platform continuously assures applications get the right resources to ensure performance and lower costs while maintaining policy compliance. Turbonomic acquired digital infrastructure monitoring platform SevOne in November.


Philippe Vincent, CEO

IT monitoring startup Virtual Instruments last year rebranded as Virtana – short for virtual instruments real-time analytics and automation. It provides hybrid IT infrastructure monitoring and real-time, AI-powered analytics for enterprise data centers. Virtana acquired Metricly, a SaaS-based cloud cost, optimization and monitoring platform, last August.


Greg Stock, Chairman, CEO

Full-stack monitoring and AIOps provider Zenoss hired former Rackspace Americas COO Matthew Bates as CFO in December to drive its corporate growth strategy. Zenoss Cloud is a SaaS-based intelligent application and service monitoring platform that streams and normalizes machine data to help prevent service disruptions.