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, MA, US
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Carbon Black was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Carbon Black

Pat Gelsinger

Pat Gelsinger

Chief Executive Officer
Michael Viscuso

Michael Viscuso

Co-Founder and CTO
Greg Lavender

Greg Lavender

Chief Technology Officer
Scott Lundgren

Scott Lundgren

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Geoff Haydon

Geoff Haydon

Vice President, Sales and Customer Operations
Betsy Sutter

Betsy Sutter

Chief People Officer
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Carbon Black Office Locations

Carbon Black has offices in Waltham, Boston, Boulder, Hillsboro and in 6 other locations
Waltham, MA, US (HQ)
1100 Winter St
Boston, MA, US
201 South St
Boulder, CO, US
1433 Pearl St
Hillsboro, OR, US
1915 NE Stucki Ave #200
San Antonio, TX, 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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$191.7 m


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, 2019Aug, 2020

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$212.80 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 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

Global Furnace Carbon Black Market Quarterly Demand Update: Market Drivers and Analysis

DUBLIN, Jan. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Furnace Carbon Black Market Demand" report has been added to's offering. Furnace carbon black market demand update using the most recent market drivers and analysis. Yearly demands for 2015 to 2040, Quarterly demands for...

World Furnace Carbon Black Market Demand: Yearly Demands for 2015 to 2040, with Quarterly Demands for 2019 and 2020

Dublin, Jan. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Furnace Carbon Black Market Demand" report has been added to's offering.

Commerce Ministry Seeks Extension Of Anti-Dumping Duty On Carbon Black

Dumping impacts price of that product in the importing country, hitting margins and profits of manufacturing firms.

Carbon Black Market Worth USD 17,027.1 Million by 2027; Owing to Increasing Production of Plastic Goods in Asia-Pacific, Says Fortune Business Insights™

Top companies covered are Thai Carbon Black Public Company, Limited/Birla Carbon (Thailand), Cabot Corporation (U.S.), Phillips Carbon Black Limited (India), Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd. (Japan), Omsk Carbon Group (Germany), OCI COMPANY Ltd. (South Korea), Himadri Speciality Chemical Ltd. (India), Mitsubi…

Increasing Sales of Consumer Electronic Products Generates Prominent Expansion Avenues in Specialty Carbon Black Market: TMR

ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Specialty carbon black is gaining traction across various end-use industries owing to a wide range of properties it possesses. This chemical is known for offering ultraviolet (UV) protection and conductivity in plastics. Apart from this,...

Global Carbon Black Content Analyzer Market Overview Report by 2020-2025

The global Carbon Black Content Analyzer market size is expected to gain market growth in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025, with a CAGR of xx%% in the forecast period of 2020 to 2025 and will expected to reach USD xx million by 2025, from USD xx million in 2019. Posted via Industry Today. Follow …
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Carbon Black Blogs

VMware Carbon Black Cloud™ Awarded Cyber Catalyst Designation

VMware Carbon Black Cloud has been awarded a Cyber CatalystSM designation for its cloud native endpoint and workload protection platforms, which helps more than 20,000 organizations worldwide detect and stop emerging attacks. The designation is part of the annual Cyber Catalyst by Marsh℠ program, wh…

Bridge the Gap between Security and IT in Cloud Workload Protection

It often feels as though Security and IT are trying to build the same house from different blueprints. Security works tirelessly to stay ahead of a threat landscape that is moving at warp speed by managing hundreds of thousands of vulnerabilities. Meanwhile, IT tries to strike a precarious balance b…

Enterprise EDR Expands New Linux Coverage to SUSE, OpenSUSE, Ubuntu, Oracle & Amazon Linux

VMware Carbon Black is pleased to announce an exciting expansion of Linux distribution coverage for Enterprise EDR users on the VMware Carbon Black Cloud platform. In addition to the current support of Windows, macOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), CentOS, and Oracle, this release further expands …

Announcing the General Availability of Container Security in the VMware Carbon Black Cloud

Today, we are excited to announce the first release of Container Security capabilities in the Carbon Black Cloud. Building on our Cloud Workload Protection solution announced at VMworld, our new Container Security offering supports VMware’s Intrinsic Security vision to protect data and applications …

TAU Threat Analysis: Insights on the SolarWinds Breach

In light of the SolarWinds breach, we want to help our customers who may have questions as well as the larger security community. The VMware Carbon Black Threat Analysis Unit (TAU) has been steadfastly monitoring the evolving situation as we learn more about the supply chain compromise. We caught up…

Protect Yourself from Holiday Cyber Threats – Ask the Howlers, Episode 16 Highlights

In episode 16 of “Ask the Howlers,” host Stacia Tympanick, senior solution engineer, met up with Ryan Hendricks, staff architect and manager, to discuss the latest topics concerning cybersecurity impacting the online holiday shopping season. Check out some highlights from the discussion and gain pra…
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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 Pat Gelsinger, Michael Viscuso and Greg Lavender.

  • How many employees does Carbon Black have?

    Carbon Black has 1,138 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 $184.3 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, Boston, Boulder, Hillsboro and in 6 other locations.

  • How many offices does Carbon Black have?

    Carbon Black has 10 offices.