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Company Profile

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 a member of the Amazon Partner Network, 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, and an IBM Business Partner.

VNS3 has recently won the 2016 Network Computing Awards Network Project of the Year – Private Sector Award, the 2015 Cloud Innovation World Cup for Industry 4.0, a finalist in the Cyber Security Awards for Best Security Company of 2015, listed in the CIO Review’s Top 20 Most Promising Enterprise Security Companies of 2015, and won the 2014 Cloud World Series Best Security Solution Award.


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

Toll Free: (888) 444-3962

Awards & Recognition

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.