We embrace the term Big Data because it implies a need to change to better serve enterprise missions. Big can mean big volumes or big in importance.
Here we track the companies we see as making huge improvements in how things get done.
How To Use This Guide
If you are doing market research on firms in this category we recommend speed reading this entire page and then diving into the firms of interest. Each firm will have a description and our thoughts, and most will also have a demo video that captures a succinct demo. Firms also have competitors listed. If it is a firm we frequently report on you will find a listing of the most recent CTOvision reports on each.
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The world's first memory-centric distributed storage system bridges applications and underlying storage systems providing unified data access orders of magnitudes faster than existing solutions. … [Read More...] about Alluxio: A virtual distributed storage system orders of magnitude faster than others
Basis Technology provides software solutions for extracting meaningful intelligence from unstructured text in Asian, European and Middle Eastern languages. They help technology companies and … [Read More...] about Basis Technology: Extracting Meaningful Intelligence from Multilingual Text
Cloudera delivers a modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud. Cloudera was founded in 2008 by some of the brightest minds in Silicon Valley, including data thought … [Read More...] about Cloudera: Extract Benefit From All Your Data
Couchbase is the NoSQL database market share leader, with production deployments at AOL,Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Salesforce.com, Starbucks, Turner Broadcasting Systems, Vimeo, Zynga, and hundreds of … [Read More...] about Couchbase: The NoSQL Database Leader
Databricks provides an enterprise-ready SaaS data platform. Databricks is widely known for their work with Spark. Spin up and scale out clusters to hundreds of nodes and beyond with just a few … [Read More...] about DataBricks: SaaS data platform known for enterprise grade Spark
DataStax delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise and powers online applications for 400+ customers and more than 20 of the Fortune 100. DataStax Enterprise is tailor made to manage Big Data. … [Read More...] about DataStax: Solutions for Apache Cassandra
Synthesys is the flagship product from Digital Reasoning that delivers Automated Understanding for Big Data. For an overview see the video at this link and embedded … [Read More...] about Digital Reasoning: Automated Understanding for Big Data
Domino is a workbench that accelerates the entire analytical lifecycle, from early exploratory work all the way to deploying your models, allowing you to track and share your work along the way. It … [Read More...] about Domino Data Lab: Run, scale, track, and deploy your models in the cloud or on-premise
Factual is a data company that helps developers, publishers, and advertisers build more relevant and personalized mobile experiences using the context of location. Factual’s location platform … [Read More...] about Factual: Global Data, Local Context
geoIQ is now part of esri. In 2005, devastating worldwide events such as the London bombings and Hurricane Katrina proved that legacy data analysis tools and techniques which used dated, static … [Read More...] about geoIQ: Changing the Way Organizations Visualize and Analyze Real-Time Data
Haystax/Digital Sandbox provides analytic software products and services for threat and risk analysis and monitoring to National Security, Public Safety, and Homeland Security missions. Federal, … [Read More...] about Haystax Digital Sandbox: Leader in public safety risk management
Hortonworks Data Platform Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is a open source Apache Hadoop distribution. It is ideal for organizations that want to combine the power and cost-effectiveness of Apache … [Read More...] about Hortonworks: An Apache Hadoop stack with management tools
Editor's note: The highly respected venture capital firms Blu Venture, Sequoia, and Conversion Capital have announced their support and funding of Immuta, a next-gen enterprise data management … [Read More...] about Immuta: Managing the chaos of big data systems
Karmasphere powers full-fidelity analytics on Hadoop with the most streamlined, open and enterprise-ready approach to Big Data analytics on the market today. The Karmasphere Workspace for Big Data … [Read More...] about Karmasphere: Powering full fidelity analytics on Hadoop
With this post we are initializing our coverage of Kinetica. Kinetica offers a GPU-accelerated, in-memory analytics database (https://www.kinetica.com/product/) that delivers truly real-time response … [Read More...] about Kinetica: GPU-accelerated analytics database
LucidWorks, the trusted name in Search, Discovery and Analytics, transforms the way people access information to enable data-driven decisions. Leveraging both structured and unstructured data built on … [Read More...] about LucidWorks: Trusted Lucene/Solr Solutions and Support
MapR develops and sells Apache Hadoop derived software. They contribute to many Apache Hadoop related projects including HBase, Pig, Hive and ZooKeeper. From Wikipedia: MapR entered a technology … [Read More...] about MapR: Seeking To Improve Apache Hadoop
MemSQL, The Real-Time Analytics Platform For a great overview see the video embedded below and at this link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BdVuZK4CxI4 MemSQL's real-time analytics platform … [Read More...] about MemSQL: Incredible (fastest in world) performance
MongoDB (once named 10gen) provides a comprehensive range of services to enable you to get the most out of commercial-grade deployments of MongoDB. They develop MongoDB, and offers production support, … [Read More...] about MongoDB (10gen): Offers production support, training, and consulting for MongoDB
With this post we are initiating coverage of OpenGov, the award-winning, web-based platform for governments that enables governments and citizens to easily access, explore, and share finance and … [Read More...] about OpenGov: On Track To Lead Market In Financial Transparency and BI for Governments
Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) is one of the most widely known Tech Titans, and at a $169B market cap has plenty on hand to continue innovating and acquiring new capabilities. They will be around. Here is how … [Read More...] about Oracle Corporation: Addressing enterprise IT infrastructure
Paxata developed the first Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform built for the business analyst. The company’s technology dramatically reduces the most painful and manual steps of any analytic exercise, … [Read More...] about Paxata: Adaptive Data Preparation
Planet OS is a platform for real-world sensor data integration for ocean, land, air and space sensors. Planet OS has developed a powerful suite specifically focused on indexing sensor and machine … [Read More...] about Planet OS: A platform for real-world sensor data integration
With this post we are initiating coverage of Scality, a firm we are hearing quite a bit of buzz about lately. We first heard of Scality in news of their VC funding rounds in early 2011, and soon … [Read More...] about Scality: Object Storage With Full Scale-Out File System Support
For an overview of Semantic Research we recommend starting with a look at the video embedded below and at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICOkzqf19wI From their website: Based on the … [Read More...] about Semantic Research: Providing netcentric intelligence for good guys
SitScape has generated incredible excitement in the analytical community in government and Fortune 100 companies. This post will provide insight on why. SitScape is an enterprise software company … [Read More...] about Sitscape: Award-Winning Situational Software
With this post we are initiating coverage of Tamr. Tamr was founded in 2013 by a distinguished cadre of database industry veterans including Andy Palmer and Turing award winner Mike … [Read More...] about Tamr: Connect and enrich all your data for analytics and decision making