10 Emerging Companies to Watch in Data Management and Analytics

New and emerging vendors offer fresh ways of dealing with data management and analytics challenges. Here, DBTA looks at the 10 companies whose approaches we think are worth watching.


Providing a data pipeline as a service, Alooma helps data engineers and data scientists to integrate, clean, enrich, and stream data from any source to any data warehouse or application.

Aparna Systems

With the cloud-in-a-box, Aparna Systems seeks to give service providers and enterprise organizations a high-density, high-performance, and highly available solution for public or private clouds.


Founded to provide a fully managed, big data platform as a service for data science, big data analytics, and data warehousing, Cazena wants to make it simple, secure, and cost-effective for enterprises to run data and analytics workloads on Microsoft Azure and AWS.


Providing a GPU-accelerated, in-memory analytics database, Kinetica helps enable real-time response to queries on large, complex, and streaming datasets.

Kyvos Insights 

A big data analytics company, Kyvos  seeks to improve big data analytics by providing business users with the ability to visualize, explore, and analyze big data interactively, working directly on Hadoop.


With a name that stands for interactive analytics, Interana is a provider of behavioral analytics software built from the ground up for time-based data.

OPAQ Networks

Offering network security-as-a-service, OPAQ Networks provides a management platform that integrates networking and security to help reduce complexity and cost, tighten security control, and establish an agile infrastructure.


Delivering next-generation endpoint security solutions, SentinelOne was founded by cybersecurity veterans from Intel, McAfee, Checkpoint, IBM, and the Israel Defense Forces.


With a real-time analytics platform, Wavefront allows data to be pulled from systems in an IT organization’s stack, helping to predict and prevent downtime and identify and diagnose issues quickly.

ZeroPoint Dynamics

Funded by the National Science Foundation and developed by researchers at UC–Chapel Hill, ZeroPoint Dynamics was recently spun off as a startup company offering technology that focuses on analyzing documents, email, web content and server traffic for potentially hazardous content known as exploit payloads.