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RedLock Named a Rising Star in Forbes Cloud 100

September 13, 2018

Coveted award validates RedLock’s innovative, holistic approach to public cloud security

Menlo Park, CA (September 13, 2018) RedLock, the Cloud Threat Defense company, today announced that it has been named one of 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2018 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in collaboration with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The 20 Rising Stars represent young, high-growth and category-leading cloud companies who have raised less than $25 million to date and are poised to join the Cloud 100 ranks.

At RedLock, our mission has always been to help organizations mitigate the cloud security and compliance risks that threaten their ability to drive digital business,” said Varun Badhwar, CEO and co-founder at RedLock. “It’s an honor to be recognized by Forbes as one of the 20 Rising Stars in the cloud industry. We’re proud of the positive industry response we’ve received from customers and partners, and look forward to continue accelerating the journey to public cloud for companies around the globe.”

“This year’s list of 20 Rising Stars represent some of the brightest minds in the trillion-dollar software industry,” said Byron Deeter, top cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “We have already seen nine past Rising Stars winners go on to become members of the exclusive Cloud 100, and it is likely that the next wave of great cloud companies will come from this list. Each of the 2018 Rising Stars deserves to be recognized for their innovation and bright futures.”

“The 20 Rising Stars list includes cloud companies that are developing cutting-edge technology,” said Matt Garratt, Managing Partner, Salesforce Ventures. “We see great potential for these companies in the future on the top 100 list and are excited to watch them as they innovate industries around the world.”

The Forbes 2018 Cloud 100 and 20 Rising Stars lists are published online at www.forbes.com/cloud100 and will appear in the September 2018 issue of Forbes magazine.

About RedLock

RedLock enables effective threat defense across Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments. The RedLock Cloud 360™ platform takes a new AI-driven approach that correlates disparate security data sets to provide comprehensive visibility, detect threats, and enable rapid response across fragmented cloud environments. With RedLock, organizations can ensure compliance, govern security, and enable security operations across public cloud computing environments.

Global brands across a variety of verticals trust RedLock to secure their public cloud computing environments. The company is backed by Sierra Ventures, Storm Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, and other high profile investors. RedLock has received a number of industry accolades including finalist for Most Innovative Startup at RSA 2017, CRN Emerging Vendors in Security 2017, and TiE50 Winner 2017.