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Buoyant is a technology company specializing in cybersecurity developer tools. It builds open-source software to run cloud-native applications. The company also develops Linkerd, an open-source service mesh, that powers enterprises' production infrastructure.

HQSan Francisco, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)23
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Buoyant

William Morgan

William Morgan

Oliver Gould

Oliver Gould

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Buoyant Office Locations

Buoyant has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
703 Market St #1200, San Francisco
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Buoyant Financials and Metrics

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Buoyant total Funding

$24 m

Buoyant latest funding size

$10 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Buoyant investors

Buoyant's latest funding round in March 2019 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Buoyant has raised $24 m
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Buoyant Cybersecurity Score

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Buoyant Online and Social Media Presence

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Buoyant Blogs

Call for Nominations for Ambassador Community Advocates Program Now Open!

COMMUNITY PROGRAMSNominations due by July 30th to recognize key leaders in the Ambassador Labs communityThe hallmarks of a good open source community are knowledge sharing and mutual support. Today, I’m excited to announce that Ambassador Labs is launching our first-ever Community Advocates program …

Kubernetes: An Examination of Major Attacks

In a never-ending game of cat and mouse, threat actors are exploiting, controlling and maintaining persistent access in compromised cloud infrastructure. While cloud practitioners are armed with best-in-class knowledge, support and security practices, it is statistically impossible to have a common …

SUSE Makes openSUSE Leap and SUSE Linux Enterprise Binary Compatible

Open source enterprise software provider SUSE is set to make two of its Linux distributions, the openSUSE Leap community edition and SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) fully binary compatible when it releases its SLE Service Pack 3 (SP3) in July. The idea is to, among other things, both improve support for…

Data and Decisions: What is Your Data Really Telling You?

You understand the importance of data. It shapes machine learning (ML) models and drives decisions based on large-scale analytics applications. But what is your data really telling you? Let me explain. I originally trained as a research biochemist. Many years ago, on a flight to a scientific confere…

5 Habits of Highly Mature Software Organizations

What does it mean for a software organization to be mature? The truth is maturity doesn’t have a clear-cut definition. But as it turns out, mature organizations — defined as those that have had successful DevOps transformations, regularly exceed business objectives and have substantial year-over-yea…

Red Hat Makes VM Migration Kit Available for OpenShift

During an online Red Hat Summit event, Red Hat announced today that a kit for migrating existing virtual machines to a Red Hat OpenShift platform based on Kubernetes is now generally available. James Labocki, senior director of product management for Red Hat, says the migration toolkit makes it si…
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Buoyant Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Buoyant founded?

    Buoyant was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Buoyant key executives?

    Buoyant's key executives are William Morgan and Oliver Gould.

  • How many employees does Buoyant have?

    Buoyant has 23 employees.

  • Who are Buoyant competitors?

    Competitors of Buoyant include Vamp.io, Eficode and SonarSource.

  • Where is Buoyant headquarters?

    Buoyant headquarters is located at 703 Market St #1200, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Buoyant offices?

    Buoyant has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Buoyant have?

    Buoyant has 1 office.