NGINX is a technology company providing open-source software for developing and delivering modern applications. The company offers a suite of solutions for load balancing, microservices, cloud, security, mobile and web applications, and API management. Its application platform enables high-performance web architectures to improve user experience.

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Parent CompanyF5 Networks
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
NGINX was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at NGINX

Alan J. Higginson

Alan J. Higginson

Chairman of the Board
François Locoh-Donou

François Locoh-Donou

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Sandra Bergeron

Sandra Bergeron

Tom Fountain

Tom Fountain

Executive Vice President of Global Services and Chief Strategy Officer
Kara Sprague

Kara Sprague

Executive Vice President and General Manager, BIG-IP
Chad Whalen

Chad Whalen

Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales
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NGINX Office Locations

NGINX has offices in San Francisco, North Sydney, Sydney, Cork and in 3 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
795 Folsom St 6th Floor, San Francisco
North Sydney, AU
level 6/140 Arthur St
Sydney, AU
100 Harris St Level 3
Cork, IE
3/F, 89/90 South Mall
Minato City, JP
Akasaka Garden City, 19f, 4-chōme Akasaka
Moscow, RU
Ulitsa Usacheva, 33, Building 1, 4/F
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NGINX Financials and Metrics

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$104 m


In total, NGINX had raised $104 m. NGINX is a subsidiary of F5 Networks

NGINX Operating Metrics

Oct, 2019





Websites Powered (NGINX Open Source)

400 m


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Announcing NGINX Plus R20

We are pleased to announce that NGINX Plus Release 20 (R20) is now available. NGINX Plus is the only all-in-one load balancer, content cache, web server, and API gateway. Based on NGINX Open Source, NGINX Plus includes exclusive enhanced features and award‑winning support. NGINX Plus R20 builds on t…

Using NGINX as a DoT or DoH Gateway

There’s a lot of talk surrounding the Domain Name System (DNS) at the moment, with massive changes being proposed for the 36-year-old protocol. The Internet’s name service, which has its origins in ARPANET, has never had any backward compatible breakages since its inception. But new proposals to cha…

How Real-Time APIs Power Our Lives

The other day I went to dinner and it made me appreciate the need for fast application programming interfaces (APIs). Confused? Let me explain. To get to dinner I used an app to hail a car from my smartphone. Most of us are familiar with this routine – you open the app, enter your destination, get […

Tapping NGINX for AI-Powered Insight into API Traffic

New insights into your API traffic are made available by leveraging data science and applying machine learning to data derived from your API traffic. To obtain such data, you need to tap into the network or obtain metadata indirectly from a source that has visibility into the API traffic, such as a …

Application Isolation With NGINX Unit

One of the most recent developments in NGINX Unit’s feature set is the support for application isolation, introduced in version 1.11.0 and implemented via Linux namespaces. It was announced just a few weeks ago, and there’s a reason for that: the developer behind the feature, Tiago de Bem Natel de M…

The Microservices World of Tomorrow…Today

The current IT landscape is littered with buzzwords competing to be the next big trend that will dominate the future of the industry. Digital transformation, multi‑cloud, and predictive analytics are just a few of the topics that analysts proclaim organizations must consider in the near future, if t…
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NGINX Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was NGINX founded?

    NGINX was founded in 2011.

  • Who are NGINX key executives?

    NGINX's key executives are Alan J. Higginson, François Locoh-Donou and Sandra Bergeron.

  • How many employees does NGINX have?

    NGINX has 222 employees.

  • Who are NGINX competitors?

    Competitors of NGINX include Contrast Security, A10 Networks and CloudFlare.

  • Where is NGINX headquarters?

    NGINX headquarters is located at 795 Folsom St 6th Floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are NGINX offices?

    NGINX has offices in San Francisco, North Sydney, Sydney, Cork and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does NGINX have?

    NGINX has 7 offices.