By Andreea Andrei, Marketing and Business Administration Executive at The Cloud Computing and SaaS Awards

Forbes has published its Cloud 100 annual ranking. Many distinguished private cloud companies are recognized, from start-ups to large enterprises. The top factors taken into consideration compiling the list are value, growth, sales and reputation. The list highlights companies from the U.S. to Australia, Israel and Dublin. Performance and numbers were the main themes at play, judged by 34 CEOs with private cloud companies.

At the Cloud & SaaS Awards, we are delighted that many of the organizations which have achieved success in our programs have also been recognized in the Forbes 100 list.

The Forbes Cloud 100 list entails Cloud and SaaS Awards finalists demonstrating notable results

The Future of Cloud

Overall, the lists shows the extraordinary potential of cloud-based companies and the achievements that they are capable of, being geographically diverse, but showing high levels of progress. Forbes 100 is also highlighting the high value of this year’s firms – Stripe, a U.S. payment service provider, is valued at $95million and holds the first place on the list. The list has been produced in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures, their purpose being to unravel potential in start-ups and enterprises.

The Cloud and SaaS Awards are proud to have winners and finalists whose success goes beyond and continuously captures value, as making it to the Forbes Cloud 100 list shows. Promoting excellence is valued in an uprising industry of technology, due to growth and advanced breakout of cloud alternatives consolidating the future of the industry.

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