Zoom was ranked third on 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. In 2016, Zoom was ranked 84th on the list and in 2017 jumped to 18th.
“It is a pleasure to again be recognized by Bessemer Venture Partners, Forbes, and Salesforce Ventures as one of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world,” said Eric S. Yuan, founder and CEO of Zoom. “Zoom is riding the wave of adoption of cloud and SaaS services by providing the world’s best cloud video communications platform. We got here by focusing on delivering happiness via a customer-first mentality and an innovative product suite, and we don’t plan on changing that anytime soon.”
On top of that Zoom Video Communications was Named a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers' Choice for Meeting Solutions
Zoom offers communications software that combines video conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration. Zoom was founded in 2011 by a lead engineer from Cisco Systems and its collaboration business unit, WebEx.The founder, Eric S. Yuan, graduated from the Stanford University executive program and was previously vice president of engineering at Cisco for collaboration software development.
David Berman, from WebEx and Ring Central, became president in November 2015. The service started in January 2013 and by May 2013, it claimed one million participants.During the first year of its release, Zoom established partnerships with B2B collaboration software providers. Its partnership with Redbooth (at the time known as Teambox) played a role in adding a video component to Redbooth.
Shortly after this partnership, Zoom created a program named "Works with Zoom", which established partnerships with multiple hardware and software vendors such as Logitech, Vaddio, and InFocus.Towards the end of the year, Zoom managed to have its software integrated into InterviewStream, a company that provides remote video interviewing capacity to employers.
Zoom has solutions for meetings, video webinar, zoom rooms, clear audio only, telehealth, developer platform, business IM and SIP connector. With so many solutions togethter in one place, no wonder Zoom is rising up the tech ranks so fast. Check it out, you might just find the solution you need afterall