Carbon Black

Carbon Black (formerly known as Bit9) is a global provider of cloud-delivered endpoint security solutions for enterprises and government agencies. The company offers CB Predictive Security Cloud (PSC), a big data and analytics platform that consolidates endpoint security and IT operations. Its solutions enable organizations to predict, prevent, detect, respond to and remediate cyberattacks.

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

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Key People/Management at Carbon Black

Patrick Morley

Patrick Morley

Senior Vice President and General Manager
Kal De

Kal De

Vice President of Engineering
Tom Barsi

Tom Barsi

Vice President, Alliances
Steve Webber

Steve Webber

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Scott Lundgren

Scott Lundgren

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Brad Rinklin

Brad Rinklin

Vice President, Marketing
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Carbon Black Office Locations

Carbon Black has offices in Waltham, Boston, Boulder, Hillsboro and in 6 other locations
Waltham, US (HQ)
1100 Winter St
Boston, US
201 South St
Boulder, US
1433 Pearl St
Hillsboro, US
1915 NE Stucki Ave #200
San Antonio, US
10001 Reunion Pl #410
Melbourne, AU
330 Collins St Suite 12, Level 15
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Carbon Black Financials and Metrics

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In total, Carbon Black had raised $191.7 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

FY, 2015FY, 2016Q1, 2017Dec, 2017FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019

Enterprise Customers

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


$98.84 m$144.03 m$31.35 m$212.80 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$31.40 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 Australia Pty Ltd.
Carbon Black Canada Ltd.
Carbon Black Federal
Carbon Black Japan KK
Carbon Black Malaysia SDN.BHD
Carbon Black Singapore PTE Ltd.
Carbon Black U.K. Limited

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 Online and Social Media Presence

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Carbon Black News and Updates

Global Carbon Black Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts Report 2019-2025

DUBLIN, Nov. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Carbon Black - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to's offering. The Carbon Black market worldwide is projected to grow by US$4.1 Billion, driven by a compounded growth of 4.4% Furnace Black, one...

Dell Technologies Fortifies the Industry's Most Secure Commercial PCs with VMware Carbon Black Cloud Endpoint Security

BARCELONA, Spain, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- VMworld -- News Summary Enhanced endpoint security portfolio for comprehensive protection against advanced cyberattacks, including malware, ransomware and fileless attacks Combining VMware Carbon Black as Dell Technologies' preferred endpoint...

VMware's COO says that its $2.1 billion acquisition of Carbon Black is all about fixing cybersecurity, an industry 'going through turmoil' (VMW)

On Tuesday, VMware closed its $2.1 billion acquisition of cybersecurity company Carbon Black. VMware plans to make use of Carbon Black's cloud security product line to help propel it to success in cybersecurity, a new focus for the company.  VMware COO Sanjay Poonen says there's too much "fragmen…

VMware Completes Acquisition of Carbon Black

Combined Solutions Help Transform the Industry with a Modern Security Cloud Platform Built for Any Application, Running on Any Cloud, on Any Device Combined Solutions Help Transform the Industry with a Modern Security Cloud Platform Built for Any Application, Running on Any Cloud, on Any Device

VMware and Carbon Black Announce Satisfaction of the Remaining Regulatory Condition for Tender Offer

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) and Carbon Black, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBLK) today announced that the required waiting period under the Austrian Cartel Act applicable to VMware’s Tender Offer (as defined below) for Carbon Black has expired. The termination of…

Global Carbon Black Market 2019 Global Production, Growth, Share, Demand and Applications Market Research Report to 2025 Presents “Global Carbon Black Market Insights, Forecast to 2025” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Carbon Black Blogs

‘Modern Bank Heists’ Threat Report Finds Dramatic Increase in Cyberattacks Against Financial Institutions Amid COVID-19

This marks the third edition of the Modern Bank Heists report, which takes an annual pulse of some of the financial industry’s top CISOs and security leaders. Thank you, again, for reading along and thank you to the 25 security leaders who participated in this year’s survey. This survey offers more …

Bringing Intrinsic Security to Containers: VMware Announces Intent to Acquire Octarine

Today is a very exciting day for VMware and for our customers as we announce our intent to acquire Octarine, whose innovative security platform for Kubernetes applications helps simplify DevSecOps and enables cloud native environments to be more secure, from development through runtime. The unique p…

VMware Launches Next-Gen SOC Alliance with Splunk, IBM Security, Google Cloud’s Chronicle, Exabeam, and Sumo Logic

Today at Connect 2020, our company’s annul cybersecurity conference, we made some exciting announcements, including the creation of a Next-Gen SOC Alliance. The alliance empowers SOC teams with visibility, prevention, detection and response capabilities that can uniquely leverage the VMware fabric a…

Kicking off Developer Day 2020

Developer Day 2020 kicks off today with seven on-demand sessions for more than 2,600 registrants. This is the first time Developer Day has been held in a virtual setting and the VMware Carbon Black team is excited to welcome the largest group of developers we have ever had in attendance. With eight …

Cybersecurity Needs to Go Back to the Basics

This is part of our ongoing conversation about the worldwide challenges of working remotely. To stay up-to-date on the latest insights, refer to our live page for COVID-19: Cybersecurity Community Resources. This piece was co-authored with support from Optiv. Security teams have spent decades buildi…

Tips for Securing Remote Work from Homes to Corporate Networks

On a recent webinar, Ryan Murphy, a founding team member of VMware Carbon Black, interviewed Cybersecurity Strategists, Tom Kellerman and Rick McElroy on how to work remotely, yet securely. What resulted were some fantastic tips on how to secure remote work access from their homes to the corporate n…
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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 Patrick Morley, Kal De and Tom Barsi.

  • What is Carbon Black revenue?

    Latest Carbon Black annual revenue is $209.7 m.

  • Who are Carbon Black competitors?

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

  • 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, Boston, Boulder, Hillsboro and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Carbon Black have?

    Carbon Black has 10 offices.