Back in 1996, we started AdventNet (Zoho's parent company) with a focus on Network Management. In the past 13 years, the company has grown significantly serving multiple markets and employing about 1000 people globally.
Today, we are announcing the name change for our parent company from AdventNet Inc to ZOHO Corporation. This name change represents the evolution of the company. Zoho Corp will have three divisions, each focusing on different market segments.
- Zoho.com - The division focused on Online Business, Productivity & Collaboration Applications
- ManageEngine - The division focused on Enterprise IT Management and
- WebNMS - The division focused on the needs of OEMs.
In fact, these three brands/divisions represent three different phases of the company. In 1996, we started serving the needs of OEMs; We evolved by offering installable products for Enterprise IT Management. We currently serve over 40K customers under our ManageEngine brand. We then evolved from products to SaaS, with Zoho to serve a bigger and broader market. As we bootstrapped our way from platforms to end products to Online Apps, the focus has always been on building a strong business by serving the customers well. Thanks to the continued support of our customers, we continue to remain private & continuously profitable for the past 13 years with no external funding.
Zoho Corp (formerly AdventNet Inc) will continue to operate with its headquarters in Pleasanton, CA with offices in Austin and New Jersey. Zoho Corp also has offices in India, Japan, China and UK.
While the AdventNet name will be retired, we will continue to operate under the same guiding and customer-honoring principles that brought the company to prominence. We'd like to thank you all for your continued support over the years and we hope you'll let us serve you in years to come.