Funambol operates in the white-label cloud services market. Consumer clouds include Apple iCloud, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive and Dropbox. Funambol OneMediaHub differs as it is white-label, digital life-centric, flexible and can be on-premises or hosted in the cloud. Business cloud competition includes enterprise versions of the above and Box. Funambol OneBizHub differs as it is white-label, it has features, usability and security aimed for small & medium businesses, and it can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud.
Funambol's management team has extensive experience in the mobile and cloud markets. It is led by Amit Chawla, CEO, and has three co-founders: Fabrizio Capobianco (Chairman and President), Stefano Fornari (CTO & VP Engineering) and Alberto Onetti (CFO). It includes Hal Steger (VP Global Marketing & BD) and Ata Rasekhi (VP Products). Funambol has raised major funding from venture capital and private equity firms.
The name Funambol is derived from the Italian word 'funambolo' which means tightrope walker. The company uses this symbol to reflect its confidence and persistence while addressing difficult mobile challenges. Funambol has received many industry awards for its technical excellence: