The CEO of this $1.2 billion DevOps startup says he’s providing ‘pain’ medicine to developers, and the customers in his care include Google, Netflix, and Facebook

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JFrog has grown to become a $1.2 billion DevOps startup that has customers like Google, Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook. On Wednesday, JFrog unveiled over-the-air updates, which can provide automobiles with software updates while they’re in motion and potentially prevent crashes. JFrog CEO and co-founder Shlomi Ben Haim says he wants the company to stay independent and believes it can power all the software updates in the world. Click here for more BI Prime stories.

In the first three years of the company, people would laugh at JFrog, a startup that helps developers update their software faster and more often.

At the time, JFrog CEO and co-founder Shlomi Ben Haim recalls, investors and other people were “afraid” it wouldn’t scale. But now, it’s a $1.2 billion startup that helped define DevOps, or a term that combines software development and operations.

JFrog already has customers like Google, Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook, and Ben Haim believes it can become the company that powers all the software updates in the world.

“When Apple releases an iPhone, you have something to hold in your hand,” Ben Haim told Business Insider. “When you do something so fundamental that powers all of [the major applications],

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