SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cypress.io, the next generation automated testing framework used by software developers and QA engineers to test web applications, is named one of the 20 Rising Stars as part of the Forbes 2019 Cloud 100 list, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, published by Forbes in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.
The 20 Rising Stars represent young, high-growth and category-leading cloud companies who have raised up to $25 million to date and are poised to join the Cloud 100 ranks.
“Zylo is the leading SaaS Management platform and manages over $10 billion in SaaS spend and nearly 1 billion employee SaaS-based interactions for our enterprise customers. Providing a flawless user experience is absolutely critical,” said Ryan Carroll, co-founder and VP of Engineering. “Using Cypress in our devops environment to constantly test gives us confidence we are delivering high quality to our customers, while still letting us innovate and move fast.”
“The Rising Stars of today are the Cloud 100 companies of tomorrow,” said Byron Deeter, top cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “Many of our past Rising Stars have gone on to become members of the exclusive Cloud 100, and we’re certain many of this year’s honorees will follow suit. As an early partner to many exceptional founders over the years, we are thrilled to celebrate the bright futures of our 2019 Rising Stars.”
“The 20 Rising Stars list includes innovative cloud companies that are developing next generation technology to meet customer demand,” said Matt Garratt, Managing Partner, Salesforce Ventures. “We see great potential for these companies in the future on the Cloud 100 list and are excited to watch them as they disrupt industries around the world.”
“For four years now, we have ranked the best and brightest emerging companies in the cloud sector,” said Alex Konrad, Forbes editor of The Cloud 100. “With so many businesses growing fast in the cloud, from cybersecurity and marketing to data analytics and storage, it’s harder than ever to make the Cloud 100 list – but with more elite company if you do. Congratulations to each of the 2019 Cloud 100 honorees and the 20 Rising Stars honorees poised to join their ranks!”
The Forbes 2019 Cloud 100 and 20 Rising Stars lists are published online at www.forbes.com/cloud100 and will appear in the September 2019 issue of Forbes magazine.
With over 17 million downloads and users in over 90 countries, Cypress.io is the leader in browser-based test automation for the web. Cypress enables developers and enterprises to easily, quickly, and accurately test anything that runs in the browser, empowering developers to build modern web applications faster and better.
Founded in 2015, Cypress is based in Atlanta, GA with employees worldwide. Investors include Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), Las Olas Venture Capital (LOVC), Tech Square Ventures, BIP Capital, and BLH Venture Partners. Used by a thriving community of developers in some of the world’s most influential products, customers include Autodesk, Crunchbase, DHL, Fullstory, HashiCorp, GitHub, GoDaddy, Pandora, Priceline, SendGrid, Slack, and Shopify.
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