Carbon Black

Carbon Black (formerly known as Bit9) is a company developing cloud-native endpoint and workload protection solutions. It offers VMware Carbon Black Cloud, a product that consolidates endpoint protection and IT operations into an endpoint protection platform (EPP) preventing threats and providing actionable insight.

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Parent CompanyVmware
HQWaltham, MA, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Carbon Black was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Carbon Black

Scott Lundgren

Scott Lundgren

Chief Technology Officer
Brad Rinklin

Brad Rinklin

Chief Marketing Officer
Jill Grantham

Jill Grantham

Chief of Staff
Geoff Haydon

Geoff Haydon

Vice President, Sales and Customer Operations
Valerie Bauer Gore

Valerie Bauer Gore

Vice President, Finance
Matt Bennett

Matt Bennett

Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan
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Carbon Black Office Locations

Carbon Black has offices in Waltham, Boulder, Hillsboro, San Antonio and in 5 other locations
Waltham, MA, US (HQ)
1100 Winter St
Boulder, CO, US
1433 Pearl St
Hillsboro, OR, US
1915 NE Stucki Ave Suite 200
San Antonio, TX, US
10001 Reunion Pl #410
San Antonio, TX, US
Willowbrook Dr
Melbourne, AU
Suite 12, Level 15/330 Collins St
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Carbon Black Financials and Metrics

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$218.2 m


In total, Carbon Black had raised $218.2 m. Carbon Black is a subsidiary of Vmware

Carbon Black Revenue

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Carbon Black's revenue was reported to be $209.72 m in FY, 2018 which is a 29.4% increase from the previous period.
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Carbon Black Operating Metrics

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Enterprise Customers

1.77 k2.52 k2.65 k3.74 k4.01 k4.31 k5.03 k5.34 k5.68 k16 k


$98.84 m$144.03 m$31.35 m$212.8 m$41.73 m$58.73 m$60.98 m$233.92 m$48.87 m$62.73 m

Recurring Revenue

$54.34 m$96.59 m$31.4 m$143.06 m$43.79 m$46.32 m$49.26 m$192.25 m$54.77 m$57.13 m

Endpoints Managed

14 m
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Carbon Black Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Confer TechnologiesJuly 19, 2016
VisiTrendAugust 27, 2015
Objective LogisticsJune 15, 2015
Carbon Black Federal, Inc.

Carbon Black Revenue Breakdown

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Carbon Black revenue breakdown by business segment: 5.3% from Services and 94.7% from Subscription, License and Support

Carbon Black Cybersecurity Score

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Carbon Black Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

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Carbon Black Online and Social Media Presence

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Carbon Black News and Updates

Carbon Black in Lead-Acid Battery Market Size to Reach $591.4 Million by 2027 | CAGR: 4.6%: AMR

Cost-efficient energy storage solution and recyclability associated with lead-acid batteries over lithium-ion batteries fuel the growth of the global carbon black in lead-acid battery market. By battery-type, the flooded lead acid battery segment held the major share in 2019. By region, on the other…

Global Carbon Black Market to Grow with a CAGR of 6.1% from 2020 to 2028

The carbon black market was valued at USD 17.21 billion in 2020 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1% during the forecast period from 2020 to 2028. North America and Europe carbon black markets will also experience steady growth owing to increasing demand for carbon black for manufacturing rubb…

VMware Carbon Black expands container security through the entire CI/CD lifecycle

Software virtualization giant VMware Inc. is expanding its container and Kubernetes security capabilities with a key update to its VMware Carbon Black Cloud Workload offering announced today. The update, the company said, will increase visibility for containerized applications throughout the develo…

Armor Cloud Security Integrates VMware Carbon Black EDR

Armor has incorporated VMware Carbon Black Cloud Enterprise EDR capabilities into its Armor Anywhere cloud security and compliance platform. The integration lets organizations use Armor Anywhere to extend threat detection and response to end-user devices, according to a prepared statement

VMware Carbon Black Named to the 2021 CRN Security 100 List

CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named VMware Carbon Black to its annual Security 100 list

VMware Carbon Black's healthcare users faced 239M attempted cyberattacks in 2020

A retrospective report released this week by the cybersecurity software vendor VMware Carbon Black found that there were 239.4 million attempted cyberattacks targeting its healthcare customers in 2020
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Carbon Black Blogs

VMware Carbon Black Delivers High-Fidelity Insight at Every Step of MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluation

For the third year in a row, VMware Carbon Black today announced its participation in MITRE Engenuity’s third annual ATT&CK® Evaluations with VMware Carbon Black Cloud. VMware Carbon Black Cloud delivered robust telemetry coverage with correlated, high-fidelity alerts at each and every step of t…

COVID-19 and HIPAA Enforcement Discretion Leaves Healthcare Organizations Vulnerable to Ransomware Attacks

Patient engagement is a term that has been discussed in healthcare for years. But now, it’s an urgent priority as providers work to vaccinate millions of Americans. The COVID-19 pandemic has put increased pressure on healthcare providers to ramp up digital communications with patients regarding test…

Linux Distribution Coverage Extended Across the VMware Carbon Black Cloud

In 2020, a record 56 new Linux malware families were discovered. We are now seeing this trend continue into the new year with the latest discovery of RedXOR, believed to be formulated by Chinese nation-state actors  targeting RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). With organizations hyper-accelerating thei…

Women in Security Part 6: Meet Nandini De, Director of Engineering

This post is part of our Women’s History Month series – follow along with us on Twitter @VMwareCarbonBlack   To conclude Women’s History Month,  we are thrilled to bring you the last spotlight of our Women in Security series. It’s been an honor to highlight the outstanding women in the VMware Securi…

Women in Security Part 5: Meet Lavine Oluoch, Threat Analyst

This post is part of our Women’s History Month series – follow along with us on Twitter @VMwareCarbonBlack   In continued celebration of Women’s History Month, we are excited to bring you our next featured security expert as a part of our six-part Women in Security series. Throughout March, we are h…

Women in Security Part 4: Meet Jan Lawford, Senior Director of EMEA Security Sales

This post is part of our Women’s History Month series – follow along with us on Twitter @VMwareCarbonBlack   As we continue to celebrate Women’s History Month, we are honored to share the stories of women in our VMware Security Business Unit, including members of our team and customers alike. By she…
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Carbon Black Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Carbon Black founded?

    Carbon Black was founded in 2002.

  • Who are Carbon Black key executives?

    Carbon Black's key executives are Scott Lundgren, Brad Rinklin and Jill Grantham.

  • How many employees does Carbon Black have?

    Carbon Black has 891 employees.

  • What is Carbon Black revenue?

    Latest Carbon Black annual revenue is $209.7 m.

  • What is Carbon Black revenue per employee?

    Latest Carbon Black revenue per employee is $235.4 k.

  • Who are Carbon Black competitors?

    Competitors of Carbon Black include Absolute Software, Malwarebytes and FireEye.

  • Where is Carbon Black headquarters?

    Carbon Black headquarters is located at 1100 Winter St, Waltham.

  • Where are Carbon Black offices?

    Carbon Black has offices in Waltham, Boulder, Hillsboro, San Antonio and in 5 other locations.

  • How many offices does Carbon Black have?

    Carbon Black has 10 offices.