Headquartered in Santa Clara, the city is a powerhouse of several technology companies particularly dealing with software and applications, and forms a technological hub in Silicon Valley. Each of these companies brings to the table unique innovations that are driving future technologies in computing, data management, networking, artificial intelligence, and much more. Let’s delve into the companies paving the way for a technological future.
Intel, founded by Gordon Moore, Patrick Reilly, and Robert Noyce, is an industry giant in the world of artificial intelligence, computers, graphics processing units (GPUs), information technology, manufacturing, product design, semiconductors, and software. The company excels at harnessing the power of data to transform businesses and gain a competitive edge. With 107,000 employees worldwide, Intel’s technologies are reshaping perceptions in 5G, artificial intelligence, and driverless cars.
Founded by Chris Malachowsky, Curtis Priem, and Jensen Huang, NVIDIA specializes in creating graphics processing units for workstations, desktop computers, and mobile devices. Operating at the intersection of graphics, high-performance computing (HPC), and artificial intelligence, NVIDIA plays a significant role in supplying integrated circuits for personal computer motherboard chipsets, GPUs, and game consoles.
Founded by Brandon Heller, David Erickson, Nikhil Handigol, and Peyman Kazemian, Forward Networks is a network security firm that provides network visibility, policy verification, and change modeling. Their goal is to prevent costly network outages by enabling network engineers and operators to easily visualize, debug, and predict network behavior.
DataStax, founded by Jonathan Ellis and Matt Pfeil, revolutionizes data mobilization through their open data stack. Their product, DataStax Astra, combines the power of Apache Cassandra and Apache Pulsar to cater to a broad spectrum of modern applications.
Created by Bertrand Serlet, Krishna Yarlagadda, and Pradeep Sindhu, Fungible is revolutionizing data centers by creating hardware and software platforms that increase efficiency and performance.
Founded by Mohan Giridharadas, LeanTaaS leverages the power of data science to enhance the operational performance of hospitals and clinics. By applying lean principles and predictive analytics to their iQueue platform, LeanTaaS pioneers in developing optimized schedules tailored to individual clinical sites.
Established by Steve Gu and Ying Zheng, AiFi provides a scalable AI platform that facilitates retailers in deploying autonomous shopping across their businesses. Offering exceptional computer vision technology, AiFi helps transform the traditional retail experience.
Founded by Krishna Raj Raja, SupportLogic is a cutting-edge company that provides a continuous service experience (SX) management platform that uses AI to improve customer service delivery to build healthy and profitable customer relationships.
StepZen, founded by Anant Jhingran, Helen Whelan, and Sridhar Rajagopalan, offers a distinctive GraphQL server that simplifies API development through declarative configurations. With its high-responsiveness and less coding requirement, StepZen transforms the way APIs are built.
Founded by Jacques Nadeau and Tomer Shiran, Dremio is a data lake engine offering tools to curate and streamline data. The platform accelerates the analytical processing power of BI tools, data science, machine learning, and SQL clients, and enhances the productivity of data engineers, analysts, and data scientists.
Founded in 2007 by Jakob Ehrensvard and Stina Ehrensvard, Yubico‘s Yubikey continues to redefine the way digital identities are authenticated. Working with several platforms and services like Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Dropbox, Yubico’s hardware and software solutions offer top-notch security to user accounts and sensitive data.