72 Cloud Companies You Should Know

These cloud computing companies deliver solutions across industries.

Written by Mike Thomas
72 Cloud Companies You Should Know
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Margo Steines | Jun 03, 2024

In the age of web hyperconnectivity, cloud computing is bigger than ever. Whether of the public, private or hybrid variety, clouds support an array of traditionally hardware-based functions, including software, infrastructure and what’s known as FaaS — functions-as-a-service, aka serverless computing.

Cloud Companies to Know

  • Dropbox
  • Intel
  • RingCentral
  • Cisco Meraki
  • NetApp
  • Oracle
  • Salesforce
  • Workday

As a result, companies and organizations have more flexibility to scale. It’s easier and faster to recover lost or corrupted data, hardware expenses are greatly diminished, security measures are more robust, energy use and carbon footprints diminish — and the list goes on.

Here are some cloud companies that provide crucial services for users of all types and sizes.


Cloud Computing Companies to Know

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Tufin makes cloud software for security policy automation, which is used by cybersecurity teams managing enterprise networks. Through firewall management, network segmentation, compliance automation and risk assessment, the company shores up most potential areas of vulnerability in a client’s network, allowing them to use cloud processes and infrastructures without fear of data breaches or cybercrime.


Location: Chicago, Illinois

Logiwa makes software for warehouse fulfillment management, using AI to take logistics processes from multiple channels and cohere them into actionable automation sequences. The cloud-native fulfillment management program is built to handle high-volume logistics contexts and serves e-commerce as well as industrial manufacturing client companies. Because the platform is cloud-based, every action occurs in real time, offering a single source of truth to all stakeholders. 


Location: Fully Remote

Smartling makes cloud-based tools for digital content translation. Offered through both a subscription SaaS model and a managed service model, services include dubbing, captioning, voiceovers, transcription, subtitling and narration using machine learning and AI tools. Geared toward businesses that generate content for global markets, the company relies on tools including the Watson Language Translator, which can translate large data sets into over 50 languages. 


Location: Denver, Colorado

Crusoe Energy Systems makes technology to mitigate the incidence and impact of natural gas flaring, which happens when natural gas is burned as part of the process of extracting oil from the earth. Natural gas flaring releases carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere. By converting natural gas from energy operations into power for high-energy-demand cloud computing processes like data lakes and cryptocurrency mining, Crusoe takes these wasted and stranded energy resources and repurposes them, offering them through cloud products for AI and other cloud applications. 


Location: Richmond, Virginia

PwC, once known as PricewaterhouseCoopers, is the parent company of a network of professional services companies that offer consulting services, board governance, business model modernization and other advisory services. Its Cloud & Digital team, a niche within its consulting arm, advises clients on cloud tech solutions for their business processes, including industry-specific cloud integrations. 


Location: Munich, Germany

Commercetools is a cloud software company that operates a platform for e-commerce clients. The platform, which is cloud-native and tech-agnostic, is designed to allow client companies to fully customize digital sales and marketing assets like digital storefronts. Customization and malleability are key values of the platform’s architecture, so that B2B, B2C and D2C client companies can adjust their commerce assets in real time as their needs change. 


Location: Fully Remote

VelocityEHS makes cloud-based software for EHS management and compliance. EHS, which considers and protects worker and worksite safety, health and environmental standards, is an area where client companies can fine tune their operations through tools like job safety analysis, operational risk assessments and ergonomics initiatives. The software also manages and facilitates on-site processes like safety meetings, incident responses, training and orientations.


Location: Centennial, Colorado

Arrow Electronics is a manufacturer of electronic components that are used for computing and networking devices, audiovisual tools and other tech products, including a wide range of cloud-access products like Wi-Fi-to-cloud bridges. Arrow components also power many wireless LAN devices. Users, who increasingly rely on cloud operations to power personal and commercial activities, rely on these components to keep cloud access systems running smoothly. 


Location: Hingham, Massachusetts

OneView Commerce offers tools to help businesses extend and scale the point-of-sale process to any place along the customer’s buying journey. It offers an API-first cloud architecture that offers ready-to-use SaaS products that can function without direct user interaction. OneView also allows retailers to access commerce microservices that work to help them deliver meaningful retail experiences.


Location: Fully Remote

Eastwall is a cloud computing company that specializes in the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, offering solutions focused on cloud architecture, DevOps acceleration, compliance and security and app modernization. Working in an advisory capacity, it focuses solely on Azure, leveraging its team members’ expertise on nuanced details of the platform to help clients meet their IT needs.


Location: Fully Remote

HUMAN is a cybersecurity company protecting businesses from bot attacks and fraudulent activity. The company’s technology integrates with platforms like Google Cloud so that its solutions extend to cloud-native applications. HUMAN’s products fortify cyber defenses for organizations across industries like finance, healthcare, retail and digital advertising.


Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Wasabi Technologies provides cloud storage solutions for organizations in industries like life sciences and entertainment. The company says its technology saves its customers money and offers faster data uploads and downloads in comparison to competitors. For example, the Wasabi Surveillance Cloud product is designed to be simple to install and allows businesses to securely extend the storage capacity of video surveillance systems.


Location: Fully Remote

Cybersecurity company Red Canary equips client organizations with 24/7 threat detection and response capabilities to secure their multicloud environments, offering solutions that protect customers whether they use Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud. Since its 2013 founding, Red Canary has served more than 4,000 security teams.


Location: Fully Remote

Restaurant365 makes a cloud-based platform that more than 40,000 restaurants use to efficiently manage their business operations. Its products cover accounting, workforce management solutions, back office responsibilities like inventory management and forecasting and data insights for strategic decision making.


Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan

Duo Security is a cloud security company that makes software for protecting user and client information in the cloud and on the web. Using a two-factor authentication system that requires either a phone call or a text verification code, its software verifies user identity prior to allowing access. This process deters cybercrime, protecting against hacking and offering flexibility for users to access their accounts on mobile or desktop devices.  


 Location: Greenwood Village, Colorado

Pax8 is a digital marketplace for cloud products, where users can buy, sell, research and manage SaaS products for communications, operations, productivity, security and other business processes. By allowing users to consolidate billing and automate provisioning while ensuring seamless integrations across products, the company creates a space where users can compare and streamline their management of cloud products.


Location: New York, New York

Datadog’s observability and security platform keeps cloud applications humming along safely by automating infrastructure and performance monitoring as well as managing logs and users. By providing real-time observability, the software supports digital migrations and transformations while enabling operations, security and collaboration for clients across industries.  


Location: Newtown, Pennsylvania

EPAM Systems, Inc is an IT consultancy that provides digital engineering services. Known for digital transformations, the company’s cloud-based work prioritizes adaptability and agility, using cloud-native programming to drive innovation. Cloud services include strategy and advisement, migration and modernization, infrastructure, cloud-native app dev, and business services that are managed from the cloud.  

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Nasuni sells file data services under a SaaS model, allowing clients to pay for only the data they actually use. The Nasuni file data platform is cloud-native and places no — as in zero — limits on how big a file is or how often it’s transferred. Clients use Nasuni’s services for media ranging from design files and software builds to surveillance video and 3D models.


Location: Roseland, New Jersey

CoreWeave, which started out as an Ethereum mining company, offers a general-purpose public cloud computing platform that is accelerated by GPUs, or graphics processing units, which are electronic circuits that manipulate memory to increase the speed at which images are processed. It operates virtual servers, data storage centers, networking and other cloud-powered data services.


Location: New York, New York

Spotnana is a travel tech company that uses cloud computing to create a novel Travel-as-a-Service infrastructure for corporate travel. Using a single platform to link client companies, travel management companies and travel tech providers, the Spotnana desktop and mobile app allows travelers and travel agents to access the same content and negotiated rates in real time.


Location: Fully Remote

Consensus Cloud Solutions describes itself as “a trusted global source for the transformation, enhancement and secure exchange of digital information.” The company’s products and solutions have uses for the healthcare, finance, insurance, real estate and manufacturing industries. For example, the Consensus Unite platform has features that include digital cloud faxing, on-demand patient data retrieval and HIPAA-compliant secure messaging for healthcare data interoperability.


Location: Denver, Colorado

Matillion brings customers a cloud-based data platform equipped with universal data connectors and pipelines capable of collecting data from any app or system that can then be transformed into business insights. Slack and DocuSign are among the customers to make use of the Matillion Data Productivity Cloud, which can help teams become less reliant on hand coding and can integrate with an organization’s existing data stack.


Location: New York, New York

Notified offers a communications cloud with features useful for events, public relations and investor relations. It can be used to broadcast branded, interactive webcasts, monitor social media and distribute press releases and other announcements.


Location: San Mateo, California

Verkada provides a cloud-hosted security system with a software-first approach, ensuring buildings and the people within them remain safe in the wake of complex threats. The company’s systems include a variety of advanced security cameras, sensors placed throughout a location and an access control system that can analyze and secure door activity. Features are all controllable through the web-based Command platform accessible from any browser.


Location: New York, New York

As internet conditions change, businesses experience the changes directly on their websites. NS1 is helping customers gain control of website traffic by harnessing the potential of Domain Name System (DNS) technology. The traffic management software helps understand, automate and secure critical control points for every digital interaction businesses may have.


Location: San Francisco, California

Render works as a unified cloud for developers. The platform allows startups to facilitate all their apps, sites and other services in one location. The company also offers the flexibility expected from traditional cloud providers and minimizes maintenance for developers. Render boasts features like autoscaling, preview environments, private networking and infrastructure as code.


Location: Austin, Texas

Sonar is a company focused on clean code software solutions for developers. The platform, SonarCloud, can organically restore existing code, give automated feedback and set team remediation standards for coding flaws. Additionally, SonarCloud can be integrated with DevOps platforms and CI/CD workflows.

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Location: Austin, Texas

Hypori is an SaaS for businesses and federal agencies that provides virtual mobility technology. Any data utilized by its customers is separated to alleviate security risks. The data is stored on a virtual workspace, Hypori Halo,  instead of any devices. For Hypori customers, this means they are free from liability while the privacy for end-users is still protected.


Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Boomi makes a cloud-native integration platform that helps businesses across multiple industries share data. With the Boomi AtmoSphere Platform, businesses can integrate suppliers and apps, manage APIs and customer experiences and master data through a data catalog. Additionally, the company offers customer support, training and professional consulting.


Location: Fully Remote

Mission is an AWS Premier Tier Services Partner offering cloud management and cloud consulting services. The company's Mission Control cloud services platform provides businesses with visibility into their cloud environments. It also has scorecards, recommendations, support options and resources.


Location: Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Own ensures organizations are protected from data loss via a cloud protection platform that backs up key Salesforce and AWS data. The company’s products help defend organizations against the top causes of data loss, including human error, bad code, integration error, migration error and malicious attacks. Own uses data archiving, recovery and sandbox seeding capabilities to streamline operations and create stress-free workflows for all users.


Location: New York, New York

Cockroach Labs distributes a cloud-native SQL database. The database, CockroachDB, has flexible scalability, simple SQL, data partitioning and high availability capabilities to ensure developers can build apps that can survive anything. The company also provides training guides for all-level developers to learn various skills and topics within the industry.


Location: Fully Remote

Files.com is a file-transferring platform that assists organizations in securely transferring files between various groups. The company strives to have fast service overall, which includes tasks like downloading, uploading and automation. Instead of sending and receiving files, organizations can also utilize Files.com’s server and cloud synchronization. The platform can integrate with other cloud platforms, like One Drive or DropBox, through two-way or one-way syncing.


Location: Fully Remote

Enterprise DB (EDB) is an open-sourced data platform for businesses looking to optimize PostgreSQL. Whether it's training, managing Postgres in the cloud, transitioning from Oracle or remote DBA management, the company strives to be a complete supporter of businesses using Postgres. Often businesses can receive localized insights too, enabling reduction costs in solutions and database spending.


Location: Belmont, California

RingCentral produces cloud-based communication services enterprises can use to promote collaboration and camaraderie among team members. The company’s tools include messaging, video and calling capabilities, all wrapped up within the RingCentral MVP platform. RingCentral also has customer service and call center tools that facilitate better user experiences to maintain productivity across small businesses and enterprises alike.


Location: San Francisco, California

Cisco Meraki provides cloud-based IT solutions for wireless networks. The company offers cloud products that range from wireless LAN systems to enhanced security and SD-WAN technologies. Meraki also specializes in enhanced IoT, with secure smart cameras and mobile management devices. MIT, Audi and Make-A-Wish have been among the brands to trust Meraki with their cloud-based networks.


Location: Oakland, California

Fivetran automates data integration, from source to destination, to save data analysts time and resources. The company’s platform comes with data-centric features including pre-built connectors, ready-to query schemas, SQL-based transformations and incremental batch updates. These tools help cloud-based technologies efficiently capture and manage massive amounts of data. DocuSign, Square, Optimizely and Kiva have used Fivetran to meet their data needs.


Location: San Jose, California

NetApp’s private and public clouds help businesses manage and share data around the globe to achieve cost efficiency and innovation. The company’s many cloud services include ONTAP cloud storage data management and NetApp cloud sync data synchronization.


Location: Ames, Iowa

Workiva’s cloud-based platform comes with proprietary word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications that help companies improve the collecting, reporting and analysis of their data. It also simplifies the creation of complex reports and helps users address compliance requirements.


Location: Austin, Texas

SailPoint offers cloud-based identity and access management solutions that help companies control user access to streamline compliance and reduce fraud. The company’s products help IT teams automate tasks and let employees securely access the tools they need to work remotely. Its customers have included Toyota and T-Mobile.


Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Acquia’s enterprise solutions include its Acquia Cloud Platform, which provides development tools, hosting services and enterprise-grade security. There’s also the Acquia Site Factory, which lets marketing teams manage multiple sites on a single dashboard.


Location: Downers Grove, Illinois

Ensono’s cloud solutions integrate with a company’s existing IT environment to facilitate everything from governance to migration. The company offers managed Microsoft Azure and AWS services, DevOps for automation, a managed private cloud for business-critical applications and Cloud Connect for secure, reliable and highly available connectivity.


Location: Chicago, Illinois

In its quest to improve productivity and governance, iManage developed an array of work product management solutions. They include iManage Work 10, iManage Drive and iManage Share.

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Location: Santa Clara, California

ServiceNow’s enterprise cloud computing solutions let businesses work across teams, silos and systems by digitally automating tasks and workflows. Via its ServiceNow platform, the company provides workflow automation, data benchmarking, encryption and more.


Location: Glendale, California

ServiceTitan makes mobile cloud-based business management software for residential plumbing, HVAC and electrical service companies. Its products facilitate a variety of important functions that include intelligent dispatch, custom reporting and marketing automation. They are designed to streamline operations, improve customer service and increase sales.


Location: Redwood City, California 

Box offers online file sharing and cloud content management that lets companies securely manage and share enterprise content (eg., sales data and medical records) from any place or device. Benefits include the automation of business processes and the implementation of data protection measures.


Location: Fully Remote

Dropbox is a cloud-based platform for sharing, collaboration and storage. It’s available via a variety of devices from any connected location. The company’s technology partners that can be integrated into workflows include Microsoft Office, Slack, Adobe, Zoom and Canva.


Location: Santa Clara, California

Computer chip giant Intel invested in software designed to improve cloud-based computing. Its platform lets users build hybrid, private and public clouds that drive application innovation, assist IT developers and optimize workloads.


Location: San Francisco, California

A provider of enterprise cloud solutions, Salesforce offers a variety of products. They include the access- and support-centric Service Cloud and the marketing- and web personalization-oriented Marketing Cloud as well as Commerce Cloud, all of which aim to enhance business-customer relationships.


Location: Austin, Texas

Oracle provides many products and services⁠ — among them a cloud platform (hybrid, private or public) that lets users run both Oracle and non-Oracle workloads, connect third-party apps and enjoy security that halts unsanctioned apps and thwarts cyberattacks. The Oracle Autonomous Database aims to eliminate complexity, human error and manual management.


Location: Palo Alto, California

VMWare’s cloud computing services let companies do a variety of things, such as run, manage, connect and protect their applications on any cloud. They can also choose the best type of cloud for their needs and deploy a single operational and security model across clouds (both public and private).


Location: San Francisco, California

Twilio’s Customer Engagement Platform lets developers quickly build, tweak and deliver new customer experiences. It comes with an intuitive drag-and-drop visual editor and a single interface for multiple channels, including SMS, phone, in-app chat, email and messaging apps.


Location: San Jose, California

The Nutanix Cloud Platform helps companies improve their IT strategy and results with built-in machine intelligence, automation and analytics, seamless migration capabilities and a security-first design. It also provides a multi-cloud optimization service called Cost Governance.


Location: Bellevue, Washington

Icertis is a cloud-based software management solution that helps companies manage contracts and improve compliance. Products include Icertis Contract Intelligence, which lets users proactively monitor contracts to ensure full compliance, improve governance, reduce cycle times and more.


Location: Fully Remote

To help companies get the most out of their cloud technology, DoiT International offers a cloud management platform, consulting and other services aimed at cutting down on waste and optimizing spending. Clients in more than a dozen different industries, including cybersecurity, e-commerce, gaming and transportation, have used DoiT.


Location: Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Billtrust’s secure, cloud-based invoice-to-cash solution automates and speeds up the invoicing process. Products include the integrated payment solution Billtrust Payments and the auto payment Billtrust Cash Application.


Location: London, England

ScreenCloud’s software platform lets organizations set up screen networks that can be integrated with any hardware. Users can also allow for content to be tested and previewed. The company’s product has applications for multiple industries, including retail, fitness, education and healthcare.


Location: New York, New York

The Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud is a platform companies can use to automate workflows and glean data insights. In the healthcare industry, for example, Collibra can help providers improve diagnostics and tailor care. The company’s partners have included T-Mobile, Southwest Airlines and Dell.


Location: Pleasanton, California

Workday’s enterprise management cloud brings finance, human resources, planning and analytics tools together in a single suite. Companies can use Workday to automate accounting functions, shorten procurement cycle time or measure employees’ sense of belonging.

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Location: Fully Remote

The BetterCloud SaaS management platform helps companies take control of their portfolio of software-as-a-service applications. The platform includes app discovery to help cut down on programs that serve duplicate purposes, security capabilities that identify risks and task automation.


Location: Charleston, South Carolina

Blackbaud’s cloud-based software solutions serve a variety of sectors in the nonprofit industry, such as foundations, educational institutions and charities. Its cloud products include tools for fundraising, marketing, communications and accounting.


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Location: Louisville, Colorado

JumpCloud ensures employees and users throughout an organization have access to the devices, applications, files and networks they need through a comprehensive cloud directory platform. It also keeps those who are not authorized from accessing sensitive data. The platform includes single sign-on, user lifecycle management, multi-factor authentication, cross-platform device management and API integration capabilities, so organizations can integrate new services and scale securely.


Location: New York, New York

Carbyne’s software is used for emergency infrastructures. The software uses real-time communication methods like video, instant messaging and IoT devices. From call takers to the command center, the company aims to improve situational awareness across call centers. Carbyne products include Apex, Universe and BridgeDesk.


Location: New York, New York

Foursquare is a cloud-based platform that handles gobs of location data, which its users share with the company when they check into various venues. This location intelligence technology has proven useful for a wide range of business use cases and is relied on by marketers, analysts and developers.


Location: Cerritos, California

Auditboard is a cloud-based platform designed to ease tasks surrounding risk management. These tasks often include compliance audits and SOX readiness. The Modern Connected Risk Platform connects insights and teams displaying a direct overview of a business’s risk factors. The platform can detect third-party risks and internal reporting. Additionally, integration of other software, like Slack, is available.


Location: Carpinteria, California

Procore makes cloud-based construction management software that lets users create, edit, review and share project data with others, regardless of location. Among its platform’s capabilities are document management and drawing management.


Location: San Francisco, California

Medallia’s cloud-based customer experience management software helps companies capture, analyze and act on customer data from a variety of sources, including mobile, in-store and online. The company’s products include Medallia Concierge and Medallia Experience Cloud.


Location: Fully Remote

runZero helps businesses discover managed and unmanaged assets within their cloud and networks. The company operates an asset inventory and network visibility solution to complete this function. Using the company’s unauthenticated scanner, data is decoded and filtered into device profiles. Businesses can analyze these profiles to improve security, identify network-connected assets and more.


Location: San Jose, California

Sage Intacct produces specialized accounting and financial management software with use cases that span across all industries. The cloud-based platform includes powerful automation tools and AI designed to eliminate causes of revenue leakage, along with accounts payable, compensation management and spend management capabilities.


Location: Chicago, Illinois

Sphera provides cloud-based integrated risk management software for environmental health and safety, operational risk and product stewardship. Its SpheraCloud offers users a complete integrated view of their risk and compliance portfolios while connecting stakeholders across the entire risk value chain.


Location: Denver, Colorado

Ping develops cloud-based software that facilitates identity management while providing multi-factor authentication and single sign-on tools. Its products include PingOne for Customers and PingOne for Workforce.

Da’Zhane Johnson, Brennan Whitfield. Ashley Bowden and Rose Velazquez contributed reporting to this story.

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