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Bitglass, Inc. is an American cloud security software company founded in 2013 that provides data and threat protection for companies deploying public cloud applications via Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) delivery models. Bitglass is in a category of technology classified by Gartner as Cloud Access Security Brokers. Bitglass is recognized as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security Brokers. Bitglass is based in Campbell, CA, with sales and support locations globally.
Bitglass was founded by Nat Kausik, Anoop Bhattacharjya, Chris Chan, and Anurag Kahol, with $10 million in funding.
Founder Nat Kausik became the company CEO in January 2012. In January 2013, the company launched and made its cloud and mobile security software generally available.
On August 25, 2014, Bitglass announced series B funding of $25 million with investment from existing investors New Enterprise Associates and Norwest Venture Partners, as well as new investor Singtel Innov8.
On June 2, 2015, based on the work of Anurag Kahol, Anoop Bhattacharjya, and Nat Kausik, Bitglass was granted US Patent 9,047,480 for a secure application access system. Four other patents have been issued to the company covering related data protection technologies.
On January 6, 2017, as a result of the rapid adoption of applications outside the corporate perimeter, Bitglass announced series C funding of $45 million, led by Future Fund, a sovereign wealth fund owned by the country of Australia, with participation from all prior investors.
In March 2017, Bitglass launched the Bitglass Authorized Reseller (BAR) program, expanding the distribution reach of the company to hundreds of resellers, distributors, and channel partners globally.
In June 2018, The Wall Street Journal named Bitglass its Top Tech Company to Watch in 2018.
In April, 2019, the company announced series D funding of $70 million from new investor Quadrille Capital and existing investors FutureFund, New Enterprise Associates, Norwest, and Singtel Innov8, bringing its total venture capital raised to around $150 million.
Bitglass software is delivered as a SaaS via a globally distributed cloud built on Amazon Web Services. The solution leverages inline proxies and API connections to cloud applications in order to apply data and threat protection policies to corporate data-in-transit to/from cloud applications, as well as to data-at-rest in cloud applications. Bitglass can enforce policies including contextual access control, data leakage prevention, file and field encryption, anti-malware, user behavior analytics and audit logging on the cloud application data that it inspects.
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