HyTrust is an American software company specialising in security, compliance and control software for virtualization of information technology infrastructure. 

HyTrust’s mission is to make private, public and hybrid cloud infrastructure more trustworthy for enterprises, service providers and government agencies.

HyTrust was founded in 2007 by Boris Strongin, Ph.D., Eric Chiu, Renata Budko & based in Mountain View, California, United States.

HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection.

HyTrust is backed by the leading providers of strategic IT infrastructure including VMware, Cisco, Intel and Fortinet; by the vanguard of innovative solutions for the intelligence community, In-Q-Tel; and by a world class group of financial investors including AIT Ventures, Granite Ventures, Trident Capital and Vanedge Capital.


HyTrust was recently named one of CRN’s “20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors”, a recipient of VMworld’s 2015 Gold Award for Security/Compliance and Virtualization, and the Most Innovative Cloud Company at Intel Security Focus 2015.


HyTrust has acquired DataGravity for $36M on Jul 11, 2017 & High Cloud Security on Nov 7, 2013.



  • Year founded: 2007
  • Funding Info: $108.5M in 7 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series E)- HyTrust has also acquired DataGravity & High Cloud Security to date
  • Yearly Revenue: $10M-$20M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: Mountain View
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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