Forbes has recently released its annual Cloud 100 list for the year 2022, recognizing the top private cloud companies from all over the world, from startups to large enterprises. This year’s list includes companies from the United States, Europe, and Asia, highlighting their notable value, growth, sales, and reputation. Compiled by 37 CEOs from private cloud companies, the list represents the top-performing companies in the cloud industry.

Several of the companies on the list have also been recognized in the Cloud & SaaS Awards programs for their notable achievements in cloud computing. Among the most outstanding companies recognized on the Forbes Cloud 100 list this year are Databricks, Talkdesk, Celonis, Checkr, and Klaviyo.

Ranked 2nd

A cloud-based data analytics and AI platform, Databricks was ranked 2nd on the Forbes Cloud 100 list this year. Databricks has been recognized as a nominee in various SaaS and cloud awards, including the 2021 Best Big Data Analytics and Technology Provider award. The platform has gained significant attention due to its ability to simplify the data analytics process and enable organizations to make informed decisions. With its cloud-based solution, Databricks has enabled businesses to process and analyze massive volumes of data, making it a key player in the cloud and SaaS industries.

Cloud & SaaS Awards categories entered:

Cloud Disruptor of the Year

Best Open Source Cloud Solution

Most Innovative Use of Data in the Cloud

Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution

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Ranked 8th

Ranked 8th on the Forbes Cloud 100 list, Talkdesk is a cloud-based customer service platform that was recognized as the winner Cloud & SaaS Awards categories throughout time. Talkdesk’s platform enables businesses to provide seamless customer service experiences across various channels, including voice, chat, and messaging. The company has gained significant traction in recent years, raising over $268 million in funding and serving over 1,800 customers in more than 75 countries.

Cloud & SaaS Awards categories entered:

Best SaaS Product for Financial Services

Cloud Disruptor of the Year

Cloud Innovator of the Year & Cloud Innovator of the Decade (2011-2021)

SaaS Most Promising Start-Up

Cloud CRM Solution of the Year

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Ranked 11th

Celonis, a process mining software provider, was ranked 11th on the Forbes Cloud 100 list this year, having been recognized as a nominee for several prestigious awards in the SaaS and Cloud categories. These recognitions reflect the company’s commitment to delivering exceptional products that provide value to its customers.

Celonis has helped many businesses achieve process excellence by identifying process inefficiencies and bottlenecks.

Cloud & SaaS Awards categories entered:

Cloud Best Platform as a Service / Cloud Middleware

SaaS Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP

Best Data-Driven SaaS Product (non-US)

Best SaaS (U.S.)

Best Enterprise-Level SaaS Product

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Ranked 47th

Workato has been recognized by Forbes as one of the top 100 cloud companies in the world, demonstrating its ability to deliver outstanding cloud-based solutions that enable digital transformation and drive business growth.

Workato’s recognition in the Forbes Cloud 100 List and its nomination for various SaaS and Cloud Awards is a testament to its commitment to providing high-quality cloud-based solutions and driving innovation in the industry.

Cloud & SaaS Awards categories entered:

Best Software as a Service (USA-Enterprise)

Best SaaS Product for Project Management

Workflow Automation or PLM

Best Cloud Automation Solution

Best Platform as a Service or Cloud Middleware

Best Cloud HR, Payroll, or ERP Solution

Best Cloud Automation Solution

Best SaaS Product for Productivity

Best Data-Driven SaaS Product

Best SaaS Newcomer

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Ranked 72nd

ThoughtSpot, a leader in the modern analytics space, has been recognized as one of the top cloud-based companies in the world by Forbes, making the prestigious Forbes Cloud 100 list. ThoughtSpot’s innovative search and AI-driven analytics platform helps enterprises make data-driven decisions faster and more easily than ever before. The company has also been a recipient of numerous industry awards, including the SaaS Awards, which recognize excellence and innovation in cloud-based solutions.

Cloud & SaaS Awards categories entered:

Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution

Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution

Best SaaS Product for Business Intelligence or Analytics

Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution

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The 2022 Forbes Cloud 100 list highlights the extraordinary potential of cloud-based companies from all over the world, showcasing their significant achievements in the cloud industry. Forbes produced the list aiming at unraveling potential in startups and enterprises.

The Cloud & SaaS Awards are proud to have winners and finalists that made it to the Forbes. The full list of Cloud & SaaS Awards nominees listed on the Forbes Cloud 100 and the categories they have been nominated to:

  • Databricks: Cloud Disruptor of the Year, Best Open Source Cloud Solution, Most Innovative Use of Data in the Cloud, Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution
  • Talkdesk: Best SaaS Product for Financial Services, Cloud Disruptor of the Year, Cloud Innovator of the Year & Cloud Innovator of the Decade (2011-2021), SaaS Most Promising Start-Up, Cloud CRM Solution of the Year
  • Celonis: Cloud Best Platform as a Service / Cloud Middleware, Best SaaS Product for ERP / MRP, Best Data-Driven SaaS Product (non-US), Cloud Best SaaS (U.S.), Best Enterprise-Level SaaS Product
  • Checkr: Best SaaS Product for HR
  • Klaviyo: Cloud CRM Solution of the Year, Best SaaS Product for E-Commerce/E-Shops, Best SaaS for Customer Services or CRM, Best SaaS for Digital Marketing, Best SaaS for Sales and Marketing
  • Calendly: Best SaaS for Productivity
  • OneTrust: Best Data-Driven SaaS, Best SaaS for Learning Management or Training, Best Platform as a Service or Cloud Middleware, Best Data-Driven SaaS Product
  • Tanium: Best Software as a Service (USA-SMB), Best Place to Work in the Cloud, Cloud Security Innovation of the Year
  • Postman: Best Enterprise-Level SaaS Product
  • Collibra: Cloud Best Software as a Service (USA-Enterprise), Best Data-Driven SaaS Product, Best Data-Driven SaaS Product
  • Netskope: Best Data-Driven SaaS Product, Best Security Innovation in a SaaS Product, Security Innovation of the Year
  • Rubrik: Cloud Management Solution of the Year, Best Hybrid Cloud Solution, Best Hybrid Cloud Solution, Best SaaS Newcomer, Best Hybrid Cloud Solution
  • Benchling: SaaS Best SaaS Product for Project Management, Workflow Automation or PLM, B2B Customer Strategy, Best SaaS for Project Management, Workflow Automation or PLM, Most Innovative Use of Data in the Cloud
  • Algolia: Best Use of Artificial Intelligence in Cloud Computing
  • Outreach: Best Software as a Service – USA (Enterprise), SaaS Best SaaS Product for Communication, Collaboration or Conferencing, Best SaaS for Sales and Marketing, Best SaaS Product for Sales / Marketing
  • Podium: Best SaaS Product for Small Business / SMBs
  • Automation Anywhere: Best Cloud Automation Solution,Best Enterprise-Level SaaS Product, Best Cloud Automation Solution, Best Enterprise-Level SaaS (US), Best Cloud Automation Solution
  • Cockroach Labs: Best SaaS Product for Web or App Development, Best Hybrid Cloud Solution
  • Workato: Best Software as a Service (USA-Enterprise), Best SaaS Product for Project Management, Workflow Automation or PLM, Cloud Best Cloud Automation Solution, Best Platform as a Service or Cloud Middleware, Best Cloud HR, Payroll, or ERP Solution, Best Cloud Automation Solution, Best SaaS Product for Productivity, Best Data-Driven SaaS Product, Best SaaS Newcomer
  • Cloudinary: Best SaaS Product for E-Commerce / E-Shops, Best SaaS Product for PR, Brand Management or Stakeholder Engagement, Best SaaS Product for Sales and Marketing, Best SaaS for E-Commerce or E-Shops, Best SaaS Product for E-Commerce/E-Shops, Best SaaS Product for Web Development
  • Mambu: Best SaaS (outside US)
  • Lucid: Best Enterprise-Level SaaS Product
  • ClickUp: Cloud for Best SaaS (U.S.)
  • 6sense: Best SaaS for Sales and Marketing, Best SaaS Product for Sales / Marketing
  • Icertis: Best SaaS Product for Business Management or Continuous Improvement, Best SaaS (U.S.)
  • 1password: Highest Customer Satisfaction with a SaaS Product
  • Highspot: Best SaaS Product for Sales / Marketing, Best SaaS Product for Sales / Marketing
  • HiBob: Cloud Best Cloud HR, Payroll, or ERP Solution
  • ThoughtSpot: Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution, Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution, Best SaaS Product for Business Intelligence or Analytics, Best Cloud Business Intelligence or Analytics Solution
  • ActiveCampaign: Best Software as a Service (USA-SMB), Highest Customer Satisfaction with a SaaS Product, Best Software as a Service – USA (SMB), SaaS Best SaaS Product for Sales and Marketing
  • Aiven: Best SaaS Innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Dbt Labs: Highest Customer Satisfaction with a SaaS Product, Best SaaS Product for Business Intelligence or Analytics
  • Sentry: Best Data-Driven SaaS Product
  • HighRadius: Best SaaS Product for Business Accounting or Finance, Best SaaS Product for Business Accounting or Finance
  • Harness: Cloud Best SaaS (U.S.), Best Cloud Automation Solution
  • Seismic: Cloud Best SaaS (U.S.), Best SaaS (U.S.), Best SaaS Product for Sales / Marketing
  • Pendo: Best SaaS Product for Product Analytics, Best Data-Driven SaaS Product

These exceptional organizations have not only received accolades for their innovative products and services but have also secured a coveted spot on the Forbes Cloud 100 list, further solidifying their status as industry leaders.

As we reflect on the achievements of these remarkable companies, we encourage you to take action and seize this opportunity to make your mark. With The SaaS Awards, you have a chance to have your product recognized by our distinguished panel of judges. Entering the awards is not only a chance to gain well-deserved recognition but also to position your SaaS solution as a game-changer in the industry.

Time is of the essence! Visit our website today, download the forms, submit your entry, and let your exceptional SaaS solution shine. Don’t miss out on this exclusive opportunity to be part of The SaaS Awards and potentially join the ranks of the industry’s finest. The deadline for submissions is this Friday, June 2nd. Act now and secure your spot in SaaS excellence!