DigitalOcean is a cloud infrastructure provider that offers scalable, reliable, and easy-to-use cloud computing services. It was founded in 2011 by Ben Uretsky, Moisey Uretsky, Mitch Wainer, Jeff Carr, and Alec Hartman. The company is headquartered in New York City, United States. DigitalOcean primarily focuses on providing Virtual Private Servers (Droplets) that are accessible via the internet. It offers a range of developer-friendly features and tools, making it popular among startups, developers, and small to medium-sized businesses.