Established in October 2017, WiJungle is headquartered in Jaipur, Rajasthan. WiJungle is a globally recognized cybersecurity product, which provides the Unified Network Security. Founded by two cousins Karmesh Gupta and Praveen Gupta, is zeroed on to replace the commonly used multiple expensive standalone security appliances used in an organization with a single cost-effective product that seamlessly manages and secures their entire network through one window by cutting the cost of investment up to 60%.
WiJungle, a Gartner listed product, is an AI and ML based Unified Network Security Gateway Appliance not only in India but in the world. It encompasses the functionalities of multiple standalone products like Firewall/UTM, Hotspot Gateway or Guest Management Solution, Web Application Firewall, Router, Load Balancer, VPN Server etc.
“Primarily, WiJungle was started as a 'Completely Free WiFi Service' in 2015 and became the first private Indian company to do so. The service was required to be shut down after 8 months of launch due to finances, but the experience gave us a deep insight into the real-time operational challenges and hurdles in a network. Just after that, we entered IT services to convert out red into the black. Almost after a year, we again moved back to the product space as we originally planned to start HttpCart in 2014 with the vision to make it a global product company. This time it was an extended version of our software which we built for managing Free WiFi. It was a Social WiFi product designed extensively for Hospitality space. Unfortunately, this time the telecom revolution turned out to be a bane and we were under immense pressure on what to do next. After a month of analysis, we realized with our experiences that it is the unified security which would follow after the extensive data availability and this is how it all started.” says Mr. Karmesh Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, of WiJungle
The current addressable market size in India is $0.32Billion. The current addressable market size in the world is $8.4Billion. There is a lot of potential in this market; it's expected to rise to $1.45Billion in India and $20.9Billion at a global level by 2022.
“The journey of the company has been bootstrapped until now. We are now looking to raise Pre-Series A funding very soon to propel technological developments, boost sales and marketing and acquire international certifications. We sell the product with annual, triennial and quinquennial licenses to organizations. Target industry verticals include Enterprises, Hospitality, Healthcare, Education, Retail, BFSI, Transport, Defence, Smart Cities etc.” adds Mr. Karmesh Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, of WiJungle.
In a relatively short span of time, WiJungle has been recognized with ‘Most Innovative Product of The Year' by NASSCOM and Data Security Council of India for exemplary innovation. In the year 2019, WiJungle won the Frost & Sullivan’s ‘New Product Innovation Award of the Year’ in Cyber Security Category for Middle East, Africa and South Asia Region.
WiJungle is serving private and government giants across 25+ countries worldwide and has a channel partner network of 500+ system integrators, distributors and resellers. They are looking to grow by 20X this year in comparison to last FY.