What's Ahead in 2016 - 10 Emerging Companies to Watch in Data

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

Founded with the philosophy of “playing the data where it lays,” AtScale provides a platform that allows business users to use tools such as Excel, Tableau, and QlikView for BI on Hadoop.

Avi Networks
Aiming to deliver public-cloud-like agility for application services, Avi Networks offers the AviVantage Platform which provides elastic, software-defined application services on commodity x86 servers, VMs, or containers.

Cask Data, Inc.
Cask Data provides an open source big data application and integration platform to help developers and data scientists accelerate the time to build, deploy and operate data-centric applications and data lakes, and enable IT organizations to implement governed data as a service environments.

CloudBerry Lab
Established by a group of experienced IT professionals, CloudBerry Lab provides cloud-based backup and file management services and allows customers to store their backup data with more than 20 online storage providers, including Amazon S3, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.

Glassbeam, Inc.
Machine data analytics company Glassbeam was founded with the mission of “helping product companies make sense of complex machine data collected from connected devices.”

Graylog, Inc.
Graylog provides service and support for the open source Graylog solution which stores, searches, and analyzes machine data collected from IT infrastructures and applications, to help organizations improve IT operations efficiency and security, as well as reduce IT cost.

Greenwave Systems
Greenwave Systems, a provider of IoT software and managed services, seeks to drive mass adoption of IoT by enabling leading brands to use technology in ways that foster deeper customer relationships.

JFrog Ltd.
With the goal of changing the way companies and individuals develop, release, and distribute software, JFrog products provide developers and DevOps engineers with centralized control, management, and monitoring for all enterprise artifact assets globally.

Kyvos Insights
Founded by a team of veterans from Yahoo!, Impetus, and Intellicus Technologies, Kyvos Insights, a big data analytics company, emerged from stealth mode in 2015 to introduce Kyvos, an online analytical processing (OLAP) solution for Hadoop designed for big data needs.

SnappyData was incubated at Pivotal and launched in 2016 as a standalone entity providing an in-memory hybrid transactional analytics database built on Apache Spark.

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