Netskope, Inc. is an American software company founded in 2012 that helps companies find, understand, and secure over 5,000 cloud and software-as-a-service apps. Netskope is based in Los Altos, California, with a software development office in Bangalore, India. Netskope was founded by Sanjay Beri, Lebin Cheng, Ravi Ithal, and Krishna Narayanaswamy, with $21.4 million in funding. Several of the company's early employees were distinguished engineers and principal architects from companies such as Palo Alto Networks, Juniper NetworksIntruVert.
VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system. In 1998, VMware was founded by Diane Greene, Mendel Rosenblum, Scott Devine, Edward Wang and Edouard Bugnion. Greene and Rosenblum, who are married, first met while at the University of California, Berkeley.