Bringing security and management to the SaaS sprawl

COLIN BARKER | December 18, 2018

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BetterCloud aims to help companies manage and secure their software-as-a-service (SaaS) infrastructure. Customers include Trustworks, BuzzFeed, Design Within Reach, and others. ZDNet spoke to CEO and founder David Politis.ZDNet: Can you give me some background to the company, the aims and how you got here?Politis: In 2011 we started BetterCloud with the idea that we were going to be that place where you can manage your SaaS applications. We were going to build something that was purpose-built for SaaS. We were going to take legacy technologies and, let's say, shoehorn them into the SaaS paradigm.Now we are about seven years into the business with about 250 people and we've got about 2,500 companies around the world that use us to manage and secure their SaaS applications. And today we support 10 SaaS applications natively with connectors in our platform for everything from G Suite to Salesforce to Office 365, Box, Dropbox and so on.

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