Graylog is a log management software company based in Houston, Texas. Graylog, formerly Torch, was founded in 2009 by Lennart Koopmann and began as an open-source project in Hamburg, Germany. The headquarters are in Houston, Texas.
Graylog centrally captures, stores, and enables real-time search and log analysis against terabytes of machine data from any component in the IT infrastructure and applications. The software uses a three-tier architecture and scalable storage based on Elasticsearch and MongoDB.
Graylog released its first commercial offering in 2016 making its enterprise product available. As of 2018, Graylog has grown to over 35,000 installations worldwide.
Graylog is funded by 6 investors. In October 2014, Mercury made its initial investment in Graylog. e.ventures and Mercury Asset Management are later investors. The other investors were Crosslink Capital, Draper Associates and High-Tech Gründerfonds. Graylog has raised a total of $9.4M in funding over 3 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Jun 13, 2018 from a Venture round raising another $5M.
Graylog regularly participates in conferences such as DEF CON, DerbyCon, Black Hat USA, NolaCon, and Security BSides.