Network Security Company (Cloud Security & Mobile Security): Zscaler, Inc. (ZS)

Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZS) was founded in September 2007, formerly known as SafeChannel, Inc., changed to its current name in August 2008, headquartered in San Jose, California, with 2050 full-time employees (3/31/ 2019), is a cloud security and mobile security company, committed to realizing the secure interconnection of enterprises (or organizations) through applications at any time and any place, realizing the full potential of cloud and mobile.


Zscaler, Inc. (ZS):

Zscaler is a global cloud computing-based information security company that provides Internet security, network security, next-generation firewall, sandbox, SSL detection, antivirus, and vulnerability management for user activities in cloud computing, mobile and IoT environments And granularity control. As of 2015, Zscaler has provided automatic threat forensics and dynamic malware protection to more than 6,000 companies, governments and military organizations to resist advanced ongoing threats and phishing attacks, and has more than 15 million paying customers. Zscaler provides a cloud-based security as a service (security as a service).

Today, enterprise applications are rapidly turning to cloud computing to achieve higher IT agility, faster innovation speed and lower costs. Enterprises are increasingly relying on the Internet for a series of business activities, adopting new external SaaS applications for key business functions, and migrating their internally managed applications to the public cloud, commonly referred to as infrastructure as a service (IaaS) . Business users now want to be able to seamlessly access applications and data from any device anywhere in the world, no matter where they are hosted.

Zscaler has pioneered a new approach to security, connecting the right users to the right applications, regardless of the network. Zscaler’s cloud platform provides security as a service without the use of traditional local security equipment, which is difficult to maintain and requires compromises between security, cost and user experience. Zscaler’s cloud platform integrates security functions, enabling users to safely use authorized applications and services in accordance with the organization’s policies. Zscaler’s solution is a specially constructed multi-tenant distributed cloud security platform that can ensure users and devices access to applications and services regardless of location.

Zscaler’s multi-tenant architecture is distributed in more than 100 data centers worldwide, which enables it to provide protection for users in 185 countries. In each case, Zscaler blocked more than 100 million threats and performed more than 120,000 unique security updates. Zscaler’s customers benefit from the company’s growing network effects of cloud computing, because once a new threat is detected, users in the entire customer base can be blocked within minutes.

Zscaler has more than 2,800 customers in all major regions. Currently, more than 200 of the “Forbes Global 2000” are Zscaler customers, covering aviation and transportation, groups, consumer products and retail, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, media, and communications , The public sector and all major industries such as education, technology and telecommunications services.

Although Zscaler has a channel sales model, it uses a joint sales approach, in which the company’s sales team directly establishes relationships with customers and engages in senior positions within the IT organization. The company uses its global network of telecommunications service providers, system integrators and value-added reseller partners to expand its sales and effectiveness. Many of these channel partners participate in C-level meetings to discuss strategic network transformation and cloud migration projects. Zscaler works with these channel partners to provide security solutions for its most important enterprise customers. As part of its cloud application migration plan, system integrators introduced Zscaler to customers. Zscaler also cooperates with high-value value-added resellers to expand the company’s coverage of mid-market customers.

Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) technology:

Zscaler is a cloud computing-based information security platform that is provided through a secure cloud that is said to be the world’s largest more than 100 global data centers and more than 1,000 nodes. With Zscaler, Internet traffic from fixed locations (such as branches or factories, roaming laptops, tablets and mobile phones, and IoT devices) will be transmitted to the public Internet through Zscaler access points. Localized data center storage security policies can push security policies globally within a few seconds, and track the time for users to execute these policies when traveling around the world without delay. Zscaler can act as a cloud-based proxy and firewall, routing all traffic through its software to apply corporate and security policies, thereby eliminating the company’s time and money to manage web filtering, data leakage protection, SSL detection, advanced threat protection, security and other issues. Troubles. Zscaler aims to solve security issues in the cloud computing, mobile and IoT worlds.

Security as a Service Platform:

Most security products have always been used as point solutions for the deployment of hardware devices. Zscaler’s cloud-based security service platform is completely different. It does not require hardware or software on the local or on the device. Zscaler is a broad platform that integrates multiple security applications-from network security to next-generation firewalls, SSL decryption and detection, data leakage prevention, intrusion detection and advanced threat protection, so it can also be regarded as a cloud-based operator worldwide Deployed unified threat management system.

Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) product:

  • Zscaler for Advanced Persistent Threats
  • Zscaler Private Access
  • Zscaler Next Generation Firewall
  • Zscaler Web Security
  • Zscaler Cloud Application Security
  • Zscaler Security Preview
  • Zscaler Mobile Security

Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) History:

  • In August 2008, Jay Chaudhry founded the company.
  • In 2012, Zscaler received 5 million venture capital funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners and a strategic investment of 38 million US dollars from EMC Corporation.
  • On August 3, 2015, Zscaler announced that it had received $100 million in financing from TPG Capital Growth in a pre-IPO round of financing.
  • On September 23, 2015, Zscaler announced that this US$100 million investment had been oversubscribed and had raised US$110 million, including a US$25 million investment from Google Capital.

Zscaler, Inc. (ZS) investment:

Zscaler, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZS) submitted its IPO prospectus on 2/16/2018, and listed on NASDAQ on 3/16/2018. The planned issue price is US$13.00-15.00, the actual issue price is US$16, and the issue is 12 million. Stocks, raised 192 million US dollars, stock code: ZS.

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