ForeScout, Sisense, WalkMe and SMS Assist are the Israeli representatives on the first-ever Forbes 2016 Cloud 100, the ultimate list of the top 100 private cloud companies in the world. The list was developed in partnership with Bessemer Venture Partners.forbes-cloud-100

“We are honored to be awarded The Cloud 100 World’s Best Cloud Companies recognition. This award is further testament to WalkMe’s major contribution to the adoption of cloud technologies and services, by simplifying the user experience and increasing productivity,” said Dan Adika CEO of WalkMe. “We have big plans for 2017 and beyond, and we have plenty of positions open for smart people who share our passion.”

“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,” said Amir Orad, CEO of Sisense. “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.”

“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.”

The Forbes 2016 Cloud 100 list highlights the world’s top-tier private companies leading the cloud technology revolution in software, cloud security, and platform development.

“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.”