Druva is a cloud data protection and information management provider for both end user and server data. The company is privately held and is backed by Nexus Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, Tenaya Capital, NTT Finance, EDBI, Hercules Capital and Blue Coat Ventures. Druva was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, with additional offices in India, the United Kingdom, Germany, Singapore, Japan, and Australia. Druva was included in Gartners "cool vendors" list in 2012 and also rated #1 in their report Critical Capabilities for Enterprise Endpoint Backup in 2012, 2013 and 2015. The company provides data protection, and governance services to over 3,000 mid- to large-enterprise customers across a wide range of industries that includes technology, manufacturing, healthcare, education, government, retail, and financial services. They currently have three Druva assigned patents for "distributed scalable deduplicated data backup system", "efficient deduplicated storage with tiered indexing," and "pre-population of data for replication of data backups." 2010 - $5M Series A Druva raised $5M in Series A investments from Sequoia Capital India and IAN in March 2010.