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Cohesive Networks’s parent company was originally formed in 2006 by a team with decades of IT enterprise management experience. VNS3 users have logged hundreds of millions of virtual network device hours of application networking for the cloud.

Cohesive is an Amazon Advanced APN Technology Partner, an Amazon Marketplace Seller, a member of the Microsoft Partner Network, Microsoft Azure certified, a Google Cloud Platform Authorized Technology Partner, a CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace Provider, certified HPE Helion Ready, a GovCloud provider, Cloud28+ Partner, and an IBM Business Partner.

Cohesive Networks provides cloud-class security and networking software for enterprises. Over 2,500 customers use VNS3 virtual appliances to secure products and services at the application layer. With VNS3, enterprises can extend networks into public, private and hybrid clouds to provide security, connectivity, and integration.

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20 N. Wacker Dr.
Suite 1200
Chicago, IL 60606

Toll Free: (888) 444-3962

Awards & Recognition

2017 Finalist Data Cloud Awards – Cloud Technical Breakthrough Awards & Best Use of Cloud in Major Enterprise Award
2017 Finalist Datacentre Solutions Awards (DCS) Awards – Data Centre ICT Networking Product of the Year & Data Centre Cloud Project of the Year
2016 Runner Up SVC Awards – Cloud Project of the Year
2016 Finalist TIA ICT Startup Challenge
2016 Shortlist Data Cloud Awards – Cloud Technical Breakthrough Award
2016 Finalist Datacentre Solutions Awards (DCS)  Awards Data Centre ICT Security Product of the Year
2016 WINNER Network Computing Awards Network Project of the Year – Private Sector Award
2015 Shortlisted V3 Technology Awards – Technology Innovator of the Year
2015 Winner Cloud Innovation World Cup 2015 Industry 4.0 Award
2015 Finalist Cyber Security Awards for Best Security Company
2015 CIO Review’s Top 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies
2014 Winner ICMG Cloud Technologies Architecture Initiative “Customizing cloud networking with Docker containers built in”
2014 Finalist – Datacenter Dynamics EMEA Awards for Future Thinking & Design Concepts
2014 Finalist – TechWorld Awards for Digital and Creative Project of the Year
2014 Top 100 – Chicago Innovation Awards
2014 Runners Up – Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards for Cloud Security Product of the Year and Vendor Reseller Channel Program of the Year
2014 Winner – EuroCloud Awards for Best Offering IaaS/PaaS
2014 Winner – Cloud World Series Awards Best Security Solution
2014 Winner – Datacentre ICT Networking Product of the Year – DCS Awards
2013 Winner 7th Global Security Challenge Summit – Post-revenue Category
2013 Runners up for Public Sector Virtualization Project of the Year – Storage, Virtualization, Cloud (SVC) Awards
Listed in the 2013 Top 100 Cloud Service Providers – Talkin’ Cloud
2013 Finalist – Computing Security Awards
2013 Public Cloud Services & Infrastructure Winner –  International Datacenters Awards
2013  Public Cloud Project of the Year Runner Up – Datacentre Solutions Awards
2013, 2012, and 2010 Runner Up –  ITA City Lights Award
2011 Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars – Cloud Tweaks
2011 IBM Beacon Award Runner Up – Most innovative use of developerWorks to drive business results|
2010 OnDemand Top 100 Winner – Always On
2010 Top 25 Cloud Startup – Cloud & ICT 2.0 Summit
2010  Shortlisted for Best Security Solution – Cloud Computing World Series Award
2009 Cohesive Networks named Gartner Cool Vendors in Cloud Computing Management and Professional Services
2008 InfoWorld’s top 10 tech startups for 2008

Executive Officers

Patrick Kerpan

Dwight Koop

Chris Purrington
Managing Director, UK

For more information about our senior management, including the Board of Advisors and Board of Directors, please visit our Leadership page.