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Cohesity Inc.

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Cohesity is a leading provider of AI-powered data security and management solutions. Their innovative platform consolidates multiple services including data protection, file and object services, and disaster recovery, enabling businesses to secure, manage, and extract value from data across multiple environments. This approach simplifies data management, enhances security, and drives efficiency through a single UI, available both as SaaS and self-managed software.

Founded: 2013

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Cohesity Company Overview

Founded by Mohit Aron, Cohesity has emerged as a pivotal player in the data management sector by focusing on simplifying complex data environments. Cohesity's flagship product, the Cohesity Data Cloud, is a comprehensive platform that integrates data security, management, and AI-driven analytics into a single interface, designed to deliver scalability, security, and simplicity for its users. The platform supports a wide range of applications, from data protection and ransomware protection to disaster recovery and data insights. The company's innovative approach to data management is encapsulated in products like DataProtect, which offers modern data protection and ransomware defense, and SiteContinuity, an automated disaster recovery solution. Additionally, Cohesity’s SmartFiles and DataHawk enhance data governance and security with advanced machine learning capabilities. Cohesity's client base includes more than 4,000 customers globally, including top Fortune 100 companies, illustrating its vast and influential reach. The firm has also established a robust partner ecosystem with leaders in the industry, which helps to extend its market presence and enrich its solution offerings. The company's commitment to innovation is evident from its participation in strategic alliances and continuous development of new capabilities, aimed at helping enterprises leverage their data more effectively and securely. Cohesity's dedication to providing leading-edge solutions is reinforced by their recognition as a leader in multiple industry evaluations, such as the Gartner Magic Quadrant and Forbes Cloud 100.

Management Team

Mohit Aron Founder, CEO
Michael Cremen Chief Revenue Officer
Lynn Lucas Chief Marketing Officer
Paul Whitney Chief People Officer
Apurv Gupta Chief Architect

Funding Information


Forge Startup News - Cohesity Revives Its Interest in Going Public

Cohesity CEO Sanjay Poonen said that his company could stage an IPO as soon as its investment bankers think it’s appropriate. Plus more news about Axiom Space and Hugging Face.

Cohesity gets OwnBackup technology partnership – Blocks and Files

Traditional and recently established data protection vendors protect on-premises physical and virtual servers and applications running in them, and also customer data stored in the main public clouds, but protecting SaaS application data is a relatively new market. OwnBackup has helped to build this, with vendors such as HYCU and Asigra working to expand the number of protected SaaS applications.

IBM and Cohesity partner to launch new data protection offering

Storage Defender will allow companies to create backups of their data and recover it after events such ransomware attacks. The platform can recover records that usually take hours or days to restore in a few minutes, IBM and Cohesity say. It’s set to include artificial intelligence features and will work with multiple types of data storage environments.

Cohesity AWS integration picking up pace – Blocks and Files

Two years after launching Data Management as-a-service (DMaaS) on AWS and following a slow start, Cohesity says it has now notched up a more than eightfold customer increase in 15 months to 500-plus.

Cohesity Taps Former VMware COO as CEO, an ‘IPO Value Prep’ Move

Cohesity founder Mohit Aron is handing over the reins of the data protection provider to former VMware COO Sanjay Poonen. Aron announced on Tuesday that he has tapped Poonen to be Cohesity’s CEO and president.