COSSI: $100M+ Revenue Commercial Open-Source Software (COSS) Company Index
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Originally created by
Joseph Jacks
in September, 2013.
Criteria: This sheet (COSSI: the "Commercial OSS" - COSS - company index) includes COSS companies that have ever reached $100M or more in annual revenues of any kind (subscription, license, cloud, services, etc).
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Maintained by COSS Media.COSS Definition: "If any company fundamentally depends on a largely singular core Open-Source technology to justify its existence, that company is definitionally a COSS (Commercial Open-Source Software) company"
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CompanyCore Project(s)OSS License
Company Creation
Project Creation
OSS Origin
VC Raised (M)
Employees
Est. Revenue (M)
Est. Valuation (B)
Exit Value (B)
Public/PrivateStatusOutcomeExit DateTechnology AreaBusiness ModelFoundation-BasedFounders
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AcquiaDrupalGPL v220072000Personal project$200930$200$1.5$1.50PrivatePEPE9/24/19Web Content Mgmt SystemOpen CoreYesDries BuytaertJay Batson
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AlfrescoAlfrescoLGPL v320052005Company project$70460$100$0.3$0.30PrivatePEPE2/8/18ECM <> BPMOpen CoreNo
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AutomatticWordpressGPL v220052003Personal project$3171,200$300$3.0Private
Independent
Content Management SystemOpen Corehttps://wordpressfoundation.org/
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CanonicalUbuntuGPL20042004Company project-630$150$1.5Private
Independent
Operating System (Linux)Open CoreUbuntu Foundation
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ChefChefApache 2.020082009Personal project$105350$100$1.0Private
Independent
Configuration Management
Support Subscriptions
No
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ClouderaHadoopApache 2.020082006Internet-Scale (Google)$1,3503,100$850$3.0$1.90PublicIPOIPO4/28/17Big Data / Hadoop EcosystemOpen Corehttp://hadoop.apache.org/
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ConfluentKafkaApache 2.020142011Internet-Scale (LinkedIn)$4551,100$300$4.5Private
Independent
Big Data / Middleware / StreamingOpen Corehttp://kafka.apache.org/
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CouchbaseCouchbaseApache 2.020052003Spin-out (LiveJournal)$246500$100$1.5Private
Independent
NoSQL DatabaseOpen Core
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DockerDockerApache 2.020082013Spin-out (dotCloud)$308500$100$1.0Private
Independent
Developer ToolsOpen Core
https://www.cncf.io/cncf-containerd-project-journey/
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DatabricksSparkApache 2.020132010Academia/Research (AMPLab)$9001,300$400$6.5Private
Independent
Big Data / Hadoop EcosystemOpen Corehttps://spark.apache.org/
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DatastaxCassandraApache 2.020102008Internet-Scale (Facebook)$190580$150$2.5Private
Independent
NoSQL DatabaseOpen Corehttp://cassandra.apache.org/
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ElasticElasticSearchApache 2.020122010Personal project$2721,600$400$5.0$2.5BPublic
Independent
IPO10/5/18Distributed Search Index + ToolsOpen CoreLucene in ASF (basis for ElasticSearch)
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FastlyVarnishBSD20112006Internet-Scale (Verdens Gang)$220550$200$2.0$2B+Public
Independent
IPO5/18/19CDNOpen CoreNo
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ForgeRockOpenAM/IDM/DJ/IGCDDL20102005Spin-out (Sun)$235670$200$2.0Private
Independent
Identity and Access ManagementOpen CoreNo
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GitHubGitGPL v220092005Personal project$3501,550$400$7.5$7.50Public (via MSFT)AcquiredM&A6/4/18
Distributed Source Code Version Control
Open Corehttps://git-scm.com/sfc
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GitLabGitGPL v220142011Personal project$4361,300$100$5.0Private
Independent
Distributed Source Code Version Control
Open Corehttps://git-scm.com/sfc
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HashiCorpManyMPLv220122010Personal project$350950$150$5.1Private
Independent
Developer / Ops / Infra ToolsOpen CoreNo
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InstructureCanvasAGPL v320082011Company project$901,420$220$1.4$0.65Public
Independent
IPO11/13/2015Learning Management Open CoreNo
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JetBrainsIntelliJApache 2.020002009Company project-800$350$4.0Private
Independent
Developer ToolsOpen CoreNo
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JFrogArtifactoryAGPL v320082007Company project$230460$150$1.5Private
Independent
Software Artifact RepositoryOpen CoreNo
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KalturaKalturaAGPL v320062009Company project$166.00480$200$1.5Private
Independent
Video Editing Platform Open CoreNo
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LiferayLiferay PortalLGPL v2.1+20042000Company project870$250$2.5Private
Independent
Enterprise PortalOpen CoreNo
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Magento CommerceMagentoOSL v3, AFL v320072008Company project (Varien)$272700$200$1.7$1.68Public (via Adobe)AcquiredM&A5/20/18Web Content Mgmt SystemOpen CoreNo
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Mapbox Mapbox GL JSBSD-320102010
Company project (DevelopmentSeed)
$275450$100$1.5Private
Independent
Mapping SoftwareOpen CoreNo
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MirantisOpenStackApache 2.019992010Academia/Research (NASA)$227500$100$1.0Private
Independent
Infrastructure SoftwareOpen Corehttps://www.openstack.org/foundation/
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MongoDB (fka 10gen)MongoDBSSPL (not OSI)20072009Spin-out (10gen)$3111,500$400$9.0$1.60Public
Independent
IPO10/19/17NoSQL DatabaseOpen CoreNo
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Mozilla CorporationFirefoxMPLv220032002Spin-out (Netscape)$221,100$550$5.0Private
Independent
Web BrowserAds/Royaltieshttps://www.mozilla.org/en-US/foundation/
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MuleSoftMule ESBCPAL20062003Personal project$3111,750$700$8.0$6.50Public (via SFDC)AcquiredIPO + M&A3/20/18MiddlewareOpen CoreNo
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MySQL ABMySQLGPL v219951995Company project$41800$1,000$1.1$1.10Public (via Oracle)AcquiredM&A2/26/08Relational DatabaseOpen CoreNo
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Neo4jNeo4jGPLv320072007Company Project $160300$100$1.0Private
Independent
Graph Database Open CoreNo
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NiciraOpen vSwitchApache 2.020072009Academia/Research (Stanford)$42100$2,000$1.3$1.26Public (via VMware)AcquiredM&A7/23/12SDN / Network Virtualization Open Corehttp://openvswitch.org/
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OdooOdooLGPL v320052005Company project$105950$250$1.5Private
Independent
Business ApplicationsOpen Corehttps://odoo-community.org/
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PentahoPentahoApache 2.020042004Company project$75670$150$1.0$0.60Public (via Hitachi)AcquiredM&A6/4/15BI/ETLOpen CoreNo
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Pivotal (Now VMware Tanzu)CloudFoundryApache 2.020132009Company project (VMware)$1,7002,400$800$3.5$4.00PublicAcquiredIPO4/20/18PaaS / Hadoop / SpringOpen Corehttps://www.cloudfoundry.org/foundation/
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Puppet LabsPuppetApache 2.020052005Company project$142560$250$2.5Private
Independent
Configuration ManagementOpen CoreNo
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Red HatLinuxGPL v219931991Personal project$513,100$3,500$34.5$34.00PublicAcquiredIPO + M&A8/11/99
OS, Middleware, Infrastructure Software
Support Subscriptions
https://www.linuxfoundation.org/
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SmileManyMany1991N/AMany$51,600$100$1.0Private
Independent
M&AIntegrator Open CoresYes
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Linden LabSecond LifeLGPL19992003Company project$19250$100$0.5Private
Independent
Virtual WorldsOpen CoreNo
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SourcefireSnortGPL v220011998Personal project$40600$500$3.0$2.70Public (via Cisco)AcquiredM&A10/7/13Network Intrusion DetectionOpen CoreNo
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SugarCRMSugarCRMPreviously A2.020042004Company project$146440$175$1.0PrivatePEPE8/20/18CRM
Previously Open Core
No
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SUSELinux KernelGPL v219921991Personal project-1,500$400$2.5$2.50
Public (via Novell) + Private (MicroFocus/PE) + PE (EQT)
M&A11/4/03Operating System (Linux)
Support Subscriptions
https://www.linuxfoundation.org/
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Talend
Talend Data Integration
Apache 2.020052006Company project$1021,300$200$2.0$0.55Public
Independent
IPO7/28/16SOA/ETL/AI/MiddlewareOpen CoreNo
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VA Linux (Geeknet)LinuxGPL v219931991Personal project$30300$120$0.2$0.15PrivateAcquiredIPO12/9/99Computer SystemsHardware SalesNo, pre-LF
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WP EngineWordpressGPL v220102003Personal project$291700$150$1.0Private
Independent
Content Management SystemOpen Corehttps://wordpressfoundation.org/
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$10,81152,870$17,215$147.6$68.49
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