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CIO Review 20 Most Promising Big Data Companies


CIO Review selects 20 most promising Big Data companies, from Actian to Zementis, that have achieved significant momentum and will rise above the rest.



Big Data is a major issue for CIOs and CTOs and to help them navigate the Big Data technology space and identify the right solutions for their company, CIO Review Magazine published in October 2013 issue an interesting list of 20 Most Promising Big Data Companies.

CIO Review writes:

We believe these companies have achieved significant momentum and will rise above the rest. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, industry analysts and the editorial board of CIOReview selected the "Final 20".

It is notable that although these companies are selected as most promising, the median year they were founded is 2005 - see the chart below, so most of these companies have been around for a while.

Year Company Founded

There have been quite a few lists of promising Analytics and Big Data companies and start-ups recently:

Here are the 20 most promising Big Data companies selected by CIO Review.

ActianActian, Redwood City, CA, founded 2005.
Actian powers the action-driven enterprise, delivering rapid time to analytic value.

Birst, San Francisco, CA, founded 2004.
Provider of an enterprise-caliber business intelligence platform in the cloud.

BloomReach, Mountain View, CA, founded 2009.
Provider of Big Data marketing applications that deliver relevant experiences and webpages for consumers and higher revenue for online businesses.

CBIG Consulting, Rosemont, Illinois, founded 2002.
Provides BI a.nd Big Data analytic solutions that help clients leverage large data assets for improved strategic business decisions.

Cirro, San Juan Capistrano, CA, founded 2010.
Delivers the next generation data federation platform for analytic data services.

Digital Reasoning, Franklin, TN, founded 2000.
Digital Reasoning enables the automated understanding of human communication by transforming information into knowledge.

Flutura Solutions, San Jose, CA, founded 2011.
Help the companies 'see' previously 'unseen' pattterns.

Fractal Analytics, San Mateo, CA, founded 2000.
A provider of advanced analytics enabling companies to institutionalize data-informed decisions from Big Data.

Hadapt, Cambridge, MA, founded 2010.
Hadapt unifies SQL and Hadoop, enabling customers to analyze all of their data in a single platform.

Link Analytics, Atlanta, Seattle, Knoxville, founded 2010.
An analytical technology company specializing in developing "Big Data Analytics" solutions for Fortune 1000 companies.

Loqate, San Bruno, CA, founded 2009.
Unleashing the value of location data.

MarkLogic, San Carlos, CA, founded 2001.
Enterprise NoSQL database platform that enables organizations to turn all data into valuable and actionable information.

Miner3D, Newark, DE, founded 2001.
Provider of true 3D data visualization products that fulfill complex multi-dimensional data analysis needs of both business and science.

Moser Consulting, Indianapolis, Indiana, founded 1996.
A provider of data management and Infrastructure solutions for big data companies.

Mozenda, Orem, UT, founded 2007.
Provider of market-leading web data extraction tools and services which enable customers to collect, format and utilize information from any website or web application.

NextGen Invent, New York City, NY, founded 2005.
Provider of Technology and Big Data Analytics as Service with deep industry experience and Big Data analytics framework, Pure Analyzer.

OpTier, New York City, NY, founded 2005.
OpTier helps companies leverage transaction data to improve IT and business performance with patented transaction-tracing technology.

Saama Technologies, Campbell, CA, founded 1997.
Saama Technologies is one of the largest pure-play business analytics solution and service providers in the industry.

WGSigma Systems, San Jose, CA, founded 2013.
Provides a Big Data application server platform that enable companies to develop cognitive applications to operationalize Big Data in real time flow of business.

ZementisZementis, San Diego, CA, founded 2004.
A provider of Big Data and real-time scoring solutions for the operational deployment of predictive analytics.

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