Tailscale is a mesh VPN alternative, based on WireGuard, that connects your computers, databases, and services together securely without any proxies.
Tailscale aims to give enterprises control over who has access to critical computing resources to reduce the risk of unauthorized access in remote working environments.
Tailscale was founded in 2019 by Avery Pennarun, David Crawshaw, and David Carney. The company is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Tailscale builds software that makes it easy to interconnect and secure devices, no matter where they are. Every day, banks and multinational companies use the tools to protect their corporate networks.
Tailscale's solution integrates with existing identity services including Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, and Okta for seamless authentication and delivers an all-in-one Zero Trust solution for Secure Access Service Edge (SASE), Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Privileged Access Management (PAM) that works.
Tailscale has released remote development integrations with GitPod, Coder, Materialize, GitHub Codespaces, and Indent in the last six months alone. Customers include Oxide Computing Company, Dusty Robotics, VersaBank, among others.
Tailscale is backed by Insight Partners, Accel, CRV, Uncork Capital, Heavybit, and others. The company raised $100M in a Series B round on May 04, 2022. This brings Tailscale's total funding to $115M to date. The latest round mints Tailscale a unicorn with a valuation of $1B post-money.