Joyent is a cloud computing company that offers public and private cloud solutions. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California. Joyent's cloud platform is built on the SmartOS operating system, which is optimized for running virtual machines and containers. The company's cloud services include compute, storage, and networking, as well as managed services and support. Joyent's customers include startups, enterprises, and government agencies.