September 7, 2016

Sisense Named to First-Ever Forbes 2016 World’s Best 100 Cloud Companies List

Inaugural definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, developed in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners, names Sisense amongst industry heavy-hitters

NEW YORK – Sisense, the business intelligence market disrupter for simplifying business analytics for complex data, today was named to the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the definitive list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world, developed in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners. To view the list, please visit The list will appear in the October 4, 2016 issue of Forbes magazine.

“We’re thrilled to be included in the inaugural Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list as one of the most promising and fast-growing companies of today. The industry overall, and analytics as part of it, is shifting to the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, which provides great value and cost efficiency to customers. Sisense is proud to be with the leaders of this movement with a very high customer satisfaction and over a 100% renewal rate. We believe that this recognition from Forbes further proves our strides in this area, simplifying business insights from complex data, provided in the form of software as a service.”

Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense

“Cloud companies are revolutionizing how businesses reach their customers today from digitizing painful old processes to allowing them more time to focus on what they really care about—what makes their products unique,” said Forbes editor of the Cloud 100 list Alex Konrad. “Inclusion in the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list recognizes a company for its financial growth and excellence as recognized by customers and peers.”

“These are the companies to watch!” said Byron Deeter, a leading cloud investor and partner at Bessemer Venture Partners. “The Forbes Cloud 100 companies represent the very best private companies in cloud computing. We will see big IPOs and category killers emerge from this list as the cloud computing continues to propel the trillion-dollar software industry.”

This recognition from Forbes builds on several recent awards wins and recognition for the company in the past several months, including: 50 Highest Rated Private Cloud Computing Companies to Work for list from Glassdoor and Battery Ventures; 2016 Frost & Sullivan Customer Service Excellence Recognition2016 Industry Excellence Award Recipients from DresnerCRN 2016 Big Data 100: 50 Coolest Business Analytics Vendors2015 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO) Supplier Award from Celestica – Best IT Partner; and “Perfect Recommend” in Dresner’s 2016 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study.


The first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list profiles the world’s top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution, plus twenty rising stars within the field. With advancements in software, cloud security, or platform development, these companies are redefining the future for all industries and sectors.

Forbes, in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners, received hundreds of submissions to identify the most promising private companies in the cloud. The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 was selected by a panel of judges representing leading public cloud companies, using qualitative and quantitative data submitted by nominees, along with publically available third-party data sources.


Every company named to the Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 is recognized in print and online by Forbes, and Forbes’ partners Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures. The companies also receive physical awards and digital badges signifying their inclusion on this exclusive list, as well as an invitation to the celebratory Cloud 100 Awards Dinner, hosted in San Francisco by Forbes, Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures.