Vectra AI

Vectra® is the leader in threat detection and response – from cloud and data center workloads to user and IoT devices.

Vectra® enables enterprises to immediately detect and respond to cyberattacks across cloud, data center, IT and IoT networks.

Vectra was founded in 2010 by James Harlacher and Mark Abene. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in Austin, TX; Cambridge, MA; Munich, Germany and Switzerland.


Vectra's Cognito® platform accelerates threat detection and investigation using AI to enrich network metadata it collects and stores with the right context to detect, hunt and investigate known and unknown threats in real time.


Vectra offers four applications on the Cognito platform to address high-priority use cases. Cognito Stream™ sends security-enriched metadata to data lakes and SIEMs. Cognito Recall™ is a cloud-based application to store and investigate threats in enriched metadata.


Vectra's Cognito Detect™ uses AI to reveal and prioritize hidden and unknown attackers at speed. And Cognito Detect for Office365 and Azure AD™ finds and stops attacks in enterprise SaaS applications and the Microsoft 365 ecosystem.


Vectra is backed by Khosla Ventures, TCV, Accel, IA Ventures, Blackstone Growth, Atlantic Bridge, AME Cloud Ventures, DAG Ventures, Wipro Ventures and others. The company raised $130M in Series F round on Apr 29, 2021. This brings Vectra's total funding to $352.5M to date. The latest round valued Vectra at $1.2B post-money.



  • Year founded: 2010
  • Funding Info: $352.5M over 9 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series F)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 201-500
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $1.2B as of April 29, 2021
  • City/Town: San Jose
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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