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600 Congress
Suite 1650
Austin, TX, 78701


Chief Financial Officer
President and CEO
VP of Information Security
VP of Global Sales
VP of Marketing
Vice President of Engineering
Board of Directors


TOTAL $9.56M
Series A, 12/2010
Austin Ventures
Private Equity, 1/2012
Venture Round, 1/2013



Gazzang provides data security solutions and expertise to help enterprises protect sensitive information and maintain performance in big data and cloud environments. Gazzang technology enables SaaS vendors, health care organizations, financial institutions, public sector agencies and more to meet regulatory compliance initiatives, secure personally identifiable information and prevent unauthorized access to sensitive data and systems. The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas and backed by Austin Ventures and Silver Creek Ventures.

Gazzang’s mission is to develop products that keep data secure, available and actionable in the cloud. Our solutions secure big data and any other application or database that runs on Linux, and provide high-performance monitoring, alerting and analysis of cloud environments. Gazzang also offers a universal key and secrets manager as a service to protect your most important corporate information.

Recent Milestones

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    Gazzang received $4.06M in Venture Round funding. (1/3/13)
    Posted 6/28/13 at 5:51am via
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    Gazzang received $2M in Private Equity funding. (1/10/12)
    Posted 9/5/13 at 8:59pm via
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    Gazzang — Eddie Garcia - Vice President of Information Security and Services (5/1/11)
    Posted 3/27/12 at 12:07pm via
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    Gazzang — Patti Soch - Chief Financial Officer (5/1/11)
    Posted 3/27/12 at 12:07pm
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    Gazzang received $3.5M in Series A funding. (12/6/10)
    Posted 12/6/10 at 7:34pm via
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    Gazzang added Larry Warnock as President and CEO. (11/1/10)
    Posted 12/6/10 at 7:34pm
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    Gazzang added Chris Gillan as Co-Founder. (1/8/08)
    Posted 12/7/10 at 3:07pm



Securing the Big Data Lifecycle Video

Added: 12/16/13

Data encryption and key management are vital to ensuring your big data platform is secure and are necessary for meeting data security requirements associated with HIPAA, PCI, FERPA and European Union regulations.

Added: 12/16/13


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Above: Big Data Screenshot
Uploaded: 7/27/12
Gazzang screenshot
Above: Gazzang Home Page
Uploaded: 12/16/13


Gazzang CloudEncrypt

Gazzang CloudEncrypt™ encrypts data in-flight and at-rest throughout every step of the Amazon EMR process. The unique solution also enables customers to maintain control and ownership of the massive volumes of encryption keys generated in the cloud.

Gazzang zNcrypt

Gazzang zNcrypt transparently encrypts and secures data at rest without any changes to your applications or database and ensures there is minimal performance lag in the encryption or decryption process. Advanced key management and process-based access controls enable organizations to meet compliance regulations and ensure unauthorized parties or malicious actors never gain access to the encrypted data.

Gazzang zTrustee

Gazzang zTrustee™ is a key and certificate manager that stores and manages cryptographic keys, certificates, configuration files, tokens and any other “opaque object” an enterprise maintains to secure its most sensitive data.



In this video, Gazzang CTO, Dustin KIrkland explains how companies can use Gazzang zTrustee to securely store encryption keys, tokens, passwords and other authentication strings.


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