Agava was founded in 1998 by Vladimir Panfilovich a graduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. He founded a small organization which specialized in development of software.
The project Joblist became the first flower of Agava in 1999. The web site was dedicated to the search for work and to the selection of employees. In 2000 a hosting service was started. As of 2007, Agava was amongst the top 5 largest hosting companies of Russia. It has offices in Moscow, and branches in Dubna, Bishkek and Minsk.