Nginx is a web server which can also be used as a reverse proxy, load balancer, mail proxy and HTTP cache. 

NGINX provides products, solutions and services for its renowned open source software, NGINX. Run by the busiest websites on the Internet, NGINX enables high performance web architectures to improve user experience, without incurring unnecessary costs in capital or time.

NGINX was founded in 2011, from it's softaware that was created by Igor Sysoev and first publicly released in 2004. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

NGINX is the fastest growing and highest performing software for modern web architectures. Today over 50% of the busiest web sites in the world use NGINX to accelerate online user experience, and it's deployed on over 300 million web sites.

NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than 400 million sites. . It is a powerful web server and uses a non-threaded, event-driven architecture that enables it to outperform Apache if configured correctly.

Nginx uses an asynchronous event-driven approach, rather than threads, to handle requests. Nginx's modular event-driven architecture can provide more predictable performance under high loads.

Nginx is backed by top-tier investors including Goldman Sachs, New Enterprise Associates, among others. NGINX has acquired Zokets on Decc 1, 2016.




  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $104M in 6 funding rounds (Last Funding Type: Series C)- NGINX has acquired Zokets on Decc 1, 2016.
  • Yearly Revenue: $700M-$800M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Undisclosed
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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