The Big Data industry is heating up and transforming business lines, such as cyber-security, pharmaceutical research, and marketing. According to market research firm IDC, revenue from the sales of big data and business analytics tools, services, and applications will reach $187 billion in 2019. Today we will list some of the Big Data Technologies to watch in the USA in 2017. The selection was based on marketing potential, third-party validation, and experience.
- Sumo Logic
Sumo Logic is a leading log management and analytics firm that uses Big Data for real-time insights. Using data analysis, the company predicts and uncovers potentially disrupting events, identify vulnerabilities, and pinpoint anomalies. The firm claims to address the “unknown” problem of machine data. It has witnessed great momentum in the Asia Pacific area and has added a number of new customers including carsales.com Limited, Viocorp, Whispir, Australia Post and more. The company’s awards include RSA Top 10 Most Innovative Company, Red Herring Award Finalist 2012, CRN 50 Coolest Business Analytics Vendors 2016 and Forbes Best Cloud Computing Companies & CEOs 2016.
Ayasdi is transforming the methods of using data to find a solution for complex problems, including exploring new energy sources, finding cures for diseases, and preventing financial fraud and terrorism. Founded in 2008, Ayasdi has been recognized as one of the most innovative firms in big data by Fast Company, Fortune, and others. The company boasts of best minds in Computer Science, Enterprise Software, and Topological Data Analysis.
Founded in 2011, Looker focuses on the intersection of engineering and economics —helping businesses use data to achieve success. The company believes that businesses can only grow if information is accessible and regularly defined across the whole organization. Looker has offices in New York, San Francisco, and London. From 2015 to 2016, Looker has tripled the number of its clients to 750, adding prominent companies like Intel and eBay.
CloudPhysics offers predictive analytics for virtual datacenters, providing data-driven insights that allow IT teams to manage their virtualized infrastructures. In August, CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, recognized the company on its 2016 Emerging Vendors. Today, CloudPhysics’ servers receive a daily stream of over 100 billion samples of configuration, event data, failure, performance from their global user data.
BloomReach provides Big Data marketing applications. The company created the Web Relevance Engine, which analyzes over one billion consumer exchanges and interprets the services and products on over one billion web pages daily. BloomReach captures data from about 20.5% of all U.S. e-commerce. Currently, the company boasts of over 175 customers, including about 57 from the Internet Retailer Top 500.
Qubole aims to speed, simplify and scale data analytics workloads against data kept on AWS, Azure clouds or Google. Qubole Data Service, the company’s main product, manages Hadoop infrastructure and enables users to prepare, analyze and integrate big data in the cloud.
Enigma puts public and private data to work to solve most challenging operational problems. The company has top software engineers, MBAs, graphic designers, ethnographers and data scientists. Enigma’s data warehouse has more than 100,000 datasets from more than 1,000 sources, including organizations, businesses, and government agencies.
Founded in 2014, Experfy is a cloud-based consulting marketplace that is designed to match big data and analytics professionals with customers who need their services. The company offers advisory services, road maps, big data readiness assessments, a number of custom analytics solutions, predictive dashboards and algorithms for Fortune 500s and mid-market.
Founded in 2012, JethroData is an index-based SQL engine for big data on Hadoop that allows fast transactions with business intelligence offerings like those from Qlik, MicroStrategy, and Tableau. The company allows Business Intelligence users to visualize and analyze Big Data in real-time. In June 2015, the company closed an $8.1 million Series B financing round led by Pitango Venture Capital and Square Peg Capital.
Confluent provides the streaming platform that allows businesses to maximize the value of data. The company platform enables leaders in industries such as logistics, retail media, technology, financial services and manufacturing, transfer data from remote systems into a real-time data channel where they can act on it instantly.