OwnBackup, a leading provider of cloud-to-cloud data protection, today announced it is No. 38 on its FT The Americas’ Fastest Growing Companies, a report of the fastest growing companies in North, Central and South America. This is OwnBackup’s second consecutive year on the list, which includes the companies that contribute most to economic growth.
“We are honored to be once again recognized by the Financial Times as one of the fastest growing companies in the Americas. The growth we have achieved in such a challenging year is a testament to our customers, investors and employees , ”said OwnBackup CEO Sam Gutmann.
The recognition is the latest example of a series of impressive achievements for the cloud data protection company.
In January, OwnBackup announced a $ 167.5 million Series D investment co-led by Insight Partners, Salesforce Ventures and Sapphire Ventures, with participation from existing investors Innovation Endeavors, Vertex Ventures and Oryzn Capital. Combined with a $ 50 million round of funding six months earlier, the company’s cumulative funding now exceeds $ 267.5 million.
In November, OwnBackup welcomed new leadership in Asia Pacific to support growing customer demand for SaaS data protection in the ANZ market. Of OwnBackup’s more than 3,000 customers worldwide, more than 29% are located outside the US, with a rapidly growing list of well-known brands in Australia, UK and Europe.
OwnBackup continues to expand their platform beyond backup and recovery with data archiving and sandbox seeding capabilities, the latest step in their vision of becoming a single window for businesses to manage all their SaaS data, backup upping and securing.
To enable all this positive momentum, OwnBackup plans to double its team of more than 400 employees by the end of this year. They are currently recruiting for positions in all departments, including sales, marketing, customer support, product, technical support, and administration.
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FT The Americas’ Methodology
To be ranked, companies must have a minimum revenue of $ 100,000 generated in 2016, a revenue of a minimum of $ 1.5 million generated in 2019, be independent (no subsidiary or branch of any kind) and corporate headquarters in any of 20 countries in America listed here.
The rating is the result of a joint project of the Financial Times and Statista. The results were achieved through months of research, open calls, intensive database research and direct contact with tens of thousands of companies.
OwnBackup covers data loss and corruption caused by human error, malicious intent, integration errors and rogue applications. OwnBackup is built for security and privacy and exceeds the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requirements for backup data.
OwnBackup was co-founded by experienced data recovery, data protection, and information security experts and is an independent backup and recovery software vendor (ISV) on Salesforce AppExchange. Headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey with research and development (R&D), support and other functions in Tel Aviv and London. OwnBackup is the preferred partner for some of the world’s largest users of SaaS applications.
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