Review of the best data management companies in the Forbes Cloud 100 2021
The Forbes Cloud 100 2021 lists the best cloud computing companies in the world. Our editors take a look at which data management companies deserve special attention.
The 2021 Forbes Cloud 100 recognizes the world’s best private cloud companies. Ranging from small startups to corporate-backed cloud behemoths, the fifth annual list features companies popular with consumers like Stripe, Toast, Squarespace, and others. As part of the selection process for the list, Forbes data partner Bessemer Venture Partners received hundreds of submissions from top cloud startups. A panel of judges selected suppliers based on four factors: estimated valuation (30%), operating parameters (20%), people and culture (15%) and market leadership (35%), which the panel of judges then evaluated to select, score and rank the winners.
However, the 2021 roster isn’t just made up of mainstream tech brands. The popular awards directory also includes a growing number of business technology and software vendors. Solutions Review editors scanned the Forbes 100 2021 and identified these top data analytics companies as deserving of special attention. The companies are listed in the order that Forbes listed them.
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Rubrik primarily provides data protection and management in hybrid IT environments with its flagship product, Rubrik Cloud Data Management (RCDM). The platform is a scalable architecture-based data protection tool with cloud integration, live mount for Oracle databases, Office 365 backup support, and SAP HANA backup support. The vendor also offers Polaris Radar, a solution that enables ransomware detection and remediation.
Fivetran offers a data replication platform with standardized schemas. The product requires no coding or maintenance, and the prefabricated connectors automatically adapt to schematic changes. Pipelines can be set up in as little as five minutes by authenticating your sources and your data warehouse. Users can also trigger automated transformations through a modern, scalable IT infrastructure without configuration.
The Collibra platform is made up of five distinct solutions. Featured by an enterprise data catalog called Collibra Catalog, the platform also includes Collibra Governance, Collibra Privacy & Risk, Collibra Lineage and now Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud. Collibra documents the technical metadata of an organization and how it is used. It describes the structure of data, its relationship to other data, as well as its origin, format and use. The solution serves as a searchable repository for users who need to understand how and where data is stored and how it can be used.
Cohesity is a data management company that manages, protects and extracts the value of business data. The vendor’s flagship tool, Cohesity DataProtect, protects a wide range of data sources on a single web-scale platform. The solution can be deployed on-premises on qualified platforms in the data center, public cloud and on the edge. Additionally, the platform uses a scalable architecture that starts with a minimum of three nodes and scales continuously by adding more nodes to the cluster.
Workato offers a self-service application integration solution to unify applications on premises and in the cloud. The product enables organizations to create recipes, which are automated workflows that connect applications to complete tasks composed by users based on a combination of applications, triggers, and actions. Workato currently connects to over 300 enterprise applications, with new applications being added frequently.
Check out the full Forbes Cloud 100 2021 list.