Amazon Mechanical Turk
Amazon Mechanical Turk is a marketplace for work. We give businesses access to an on-demand, highly scalable workforce of over 500,000 workers in 190 countries. Businesses - from startups to enterprises -- are using Mechanical Turk for a broad range of use cases including user generated content management, data verification and cleansing, tagging and categorization for search effectiveness, research and transcription. Learn more at www.mturk.com
Amazon Web Services
Built upon the same world-class technology that powers Amazon.com, Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides businesses with a secure, reliable, easy-to-scale, low-cost computing platform "in the cloud". Companies of all sizes, from all around the globe use AWS to build applications, store data, manage business processes, and more. Learn more at: http://aws.amazon.com.
Aster Data is a market leader in big data management and advanced analytics. Aster Data nCluster is the first data-analytics server, a massively parallel processing (MPP) database with an integrated analytics engine. Aster Data nCluster allows applications to be fully embedded with the database engine to enable ultra-fast, deep analysis of massive data sets. Aster Data nCluster uses Aster Data's patent-pending SQL-MapReduce together with parallelized data processing and applications to address the big data challenge. The power of nCluster is recognized by partners like SAS, MicroStrategy, and Dell as well as customers such as Barnes&Noble, Intuit, LinkedIn, Akamai, and MySpace.
Cloudera (www.cloudera.com) is a leading provider of Hadoop-based software and services and works with customers in financial services, web, telecommunications, government and other industries. The company's products, Cloudera Enterprise and Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop, help organizations profit from all of their information. Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop is the most comprehensive Apache Hadoop-based platform in the industry. Cloudera Enterprise is the most cost-effective way to perform large-scale data storage and analysis and includes the tools, platform and support necessary to use Hadoop in a production environment. Cloudera also provides professional services, technical support and training.
Clustrix, Inc. is the technology leader in Clustered Database Systems for Internet-scale applications. The Clustrix CLX 4010 is a highly scalable database solution that addresses the infrastructure scalability challenges facing Internet companies, enterprises, and cloud service providers. This new solution brings to database administrators the best of both worlds: the high-performance, high-scalability of NoSQL key value stores and the relational, ACID-compliant and robust functionality of SQL--while providing drop-in interoperability with the MySQL protocol. The cost savings of utilizing the Clustrix solution are also significant - particularly when compared to the time and expense of application sharding. For more information:www.clustrix.com
DataStax, Inc. (formerly Riptano, Inc.)
DataStax is rewiring the world's application and data infrastructure for massive scale. The company is pioneering data-centric software infrastructure products and services that infuse massive scalability and fault-tolerance into widely used Java and web application stacks. As the commercial leader in Apache Cassandra™, DataStax is leveraging this next-generation data platform that evolved from work at Google, Amazon and Facebook to make it easy for customers to build, deploy and operate elastically scalable and cloud-optimized applications and data services.
Digital Reasoning Systems
Digital Reasoning Systems solves the problem of information overload by providing the tools people need to understand relationships between entities in vast amounts of unstructured and structured data. Our flagship product, Synthesys™, delivers data analytic solutions based on our distinctive mathematical approach to understanding natural language. With tight integration of Hadoop and Cassandra, Synthesys™ brings unstructured data analytics to unprecedented scalability. The power of Synthesys™ is not only the ability to leverage an organization's existing knowledge base, but also to reveal critical hidden information and relationships that may not have been apparent during manual or other automated analytic efforts.
EMC Data Computing Division
EMC's new Data Computing Products Division is driving the future of data warehousing and analytics with breakthrough products including Greenplum Data Computing Appliance, Greenplum Database, Greenplum Database Single-Node Edition and Greenplum Chorus - the industry's first Enterprise Data Cloud platform. The division's products embody the power of open systems, cloud computing, virtualization, and social collaboration - enabling global organizations to gain greater insight and value from their data than ever before possible. EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC) is the world's leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions that enable organizations of all sizes to transform the way they compete and create value from their information.
EnterpriseDB is the only world wide provider of products, support and expertise based on PostgreSQL, the most widely deployed independent open source database in the world. EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus products are designed with enterprise-grade features providing massive scalability for transaction-intensive applications requiring superior performance, security, and availability. Our Postgres Plus Advanced Server adds Oracle compatibility that drastically reduces database TCO, capitalizes on existing Oracle skill sets, and runs many Oracle applications unchanged. With Postgres Plus, users can develop and deploy PostgreSQL-backed applications that scale from embedded solutions to massive OLTP and data warehouse systems. For more information, call 781-357-3390, or visit www.enterprisedb.com.
Esri's geographic information systems and data gives you the power to think and plan geographically. GIS is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide. It helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. Whether discovering new markets, streamlining supply chains, efficiently managing assets, or setting alternative energy projects, these organizations use GIS to collect, and analyze geographic information, which helps them discover relationships, patterns, and trends. They solve problems and make better decisions because they are looking at their data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.
Gnip provides social media data to businesses that build realtime social media integrations into their business and consumer applications. Receiving your social data from Gnip enables easy integration of massive quantities of realtime social data into your product, legally and reliably. Many of the largest social media monitoring companies in the world rely on Gnip to provide them with data from Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and dozens more sources. Whether you want keyword-specific data, username-specific data, or a full or partial firehose stream of data, Gnip can be your social media data provider and free your team's time for other projects.
Heritage Provider Network
The $3 million Heritage Health Prize seeks to have teams create an algorithm that predicts the future hospitalization of the members of a given population. The hope is that if hospitalizations can be predicted, many of them can be prevented. Each team will be given a data set comprised of the de-identified medical records of 100,000 individuals. The teams will then need to predict whether specific individuals went to the hospital during the year following the competition start date, within defined specificity and sensitivity percentages. The prize seeks to broaden the scope of those involved in health analytics, and hopes to turn what is currently a sick care system into a true health care system.
IBM's jStart Team is the technology giant's Emerging Technology Client Engagement Team. Learn how the team is working with clients-big and small-in understanding, addressing, and tackling big data challenges that companies and organizations across the globe are facing today. With demos of the technologies used, the jStart team will show how big data became big opportunities for it's clients, and how jStart has not been involved in theoretical uses of big data, but in how companies actually are using big data, today. Join us at Booth #714, we'd love to chat with you about your big data opportunities. Get started now with IBM social computing, enterprise mashups, online collaboration and mobile communication technologies that help organizations of all sizes work smarter and become more agile in today's dynamic workplace. With IBM software, you can drive better business outcomes through smarter collaboration.
Impetus is a leading technology and R&D services provider with a strong focus and established thought leadership in the area of large data analytics and high performance computing. It has built top tier expertise and offers consulting and professional-services in technologies like Hadoop, numerous NoSQL DBs including Cassandra, Mongo DB, Membase and a range of Commercial MPP products and ETL, BI/Analytics tools. Impetus consultants operating both on client premises and/or offshore help Enterprises and Technology companies evaluate and implement Big Data and Analytics solutions tailored to their specific context, without bias towards specific technologies or vendors.
Jaspersoft provides the most flexible, cost effective and widely deployed Business Intelligence suite in the world, enabling better decision making through highly interactive, web-based reports, dashboards and analysis. Leveraging a commercial open source business model, Jaspersoft provides end-to-end BI capabilities at a fraction of the cost of other vendors. The BI suite includes pixel-perfect enterprise reporting, ad hoc query, dashboards, OLAP and in-memory analysis, and data integration. Jaspersoft is the only BI vendor that enables companies to adapt to the new, virtualized world by providing a complete spectrum of on-premise, multi-tenant SaaS and cloud-based deployment options for both embedded and standalone business intelligence.
Karmasphere is a big data intelligence software company bringing Apache Hadoop power to developers and analysts. Karmasphere enables companies to unlock the competitive advantages within their large datasets by providing an easy-to-use class of client-side software. Karmasphere's products, built around the Karmasphere Application Framework, feature independence across any Hadoop environment, easy one-click deployment across any cloud/cluster, and a rich and friendly user-interface to maximize productivity, discovery and insight. For more information please see www.karmasphere.com.
LinkedIn is an Internet platform company focused on connecting the world's professionals. The LinkedIn website launched in 2003 and is the world's largest professional network with more than 85 million members, representing every country and executives from every Fortune 500 company. The company is privately held and has a diversified business model with revenues coming from user subscriptions, advertising sales and hiring solutions. LinkedIn is headquartered in Mountain View, California.
MarkLogic is revolutionizing the way organizations leverage information. The company's flagship product is a purpose-built database for unstructured information. Customers in industries including media, government and financial services use MarkLogic to develop and deploy information applications at a fraction of the time and cost as compared to conventional technologies such as relational databases and search engines. MarkLogic is headquartered in Silicon Valley with field offices in Austin, Boston, Frankfurt, London, New York, and Washington DC. The company is privately held with investors Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. For more information, to download a trial version, or to read the award-winning Kellblog, written by MarkLogic CEO Dave Kellogg, go to www.marklogic.com.
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. Microsoft's Windows Azure platform is a flexible cloud-computing platform, lets you focus on solving business problems and addressing customer needs. The Windows Azure Marketplace is an online marketplace to find, share, advertise, buy and sell building block components, premium data sets and finished applications. The DataMarket section of Windows Azure Marketplace includes data, imagery, and real-time web services from leading commercial data providers and authoritative public data sources. Customers have access to datasets such as demographic, environmental, financial, retail, weather and sports. Developers can leverage data as a service to embed this data into their applications through ODATA API's. information workers can use the data to perform analysis using tools like Excel, PowerPivot and 3rd party applications. DataMarket also includes visualizations and analytics to enable insight on top of data.
O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and galvanizing their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
ParAccel Analytic Database (PADB), is the world's fastest, most cost-effective platform for accelerating insight. ParAccel enables organizations to tackle the most complex analytic challenges and accelerate insight from vast volumes of data. Insight-driven businesses deploy ParAccel to reduce risk, increase profits, and stop fraud.
Pentaho Corporation is the leader in open source business intelligence (BI), data integration and ETL, and Big Data analytics. Thousands of global organizations deploy Pentaho software to make faster and better business decisions that positively impact their bottom lines. Pentaho provides a comprehensive BI suite that includes capabilities for Hadoop, data integration/ETL, modeling, data mining, analysis, reporting and dashboards. The Pentaho BI suite supports the company's Agile BI www.pentaho.com/agile_bi/ initiative, which enables organizations to build BI applications more quickly, respond to business changes more easily and expedite time-to-value for up to 90% less cost than traditional BI vendors. Pentaho was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Orlando, FL, USA. For more information, visit www.pentaho.com or call +1 866-660-7555.
Pervasive is a global leader in software platforms for high performance analytics and distributed data integration. Its technology is deployed by leading data providers, banks, insurers, healthcare organizations and embedded in thousands of cloud solutions and software applications. Pervasive's data matching, data integration and B2B exchange products underpin applications that process more than 50 million business transactions each day. Positioned in Gartner's Visionaries Quadrant for Data Integration, Pervasive's recent awards include IDC's "Innovative Application Development and Deployment Company to Watch Under $100M" and Information Management's "40 Vendors We're Watching in 2010."
Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX) is the world's leader in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Based in San Antonio, Texas, the company delivers enterprise-level hosting services to businesses of all sizes and kinds. Rackspace integrates the industry's best technologies for each customer's specific need and delivers it as a service via the company's commitment to Fanatical Support®. Rackspace hosts more than 108,000 customers in nine data centers across the globe through their portfolio of hosted IT services, including Managed Hosting and Cloud Computing. Currently, 40% of FORTUNE® 100 companies trust Rackspace for their hosting needs. For more information, visit www.rackspace.com.
Revolution Analytics delivers advanced analytics software at half the cost of existing solutions. Led by predictive analytics pioneer and SPSS co-founder Norman Nie, the company brings high performance, productivity, and enterprise readiness to open source R, the most powerful statistics software in the world. To equip R for the demands and requirements the modern data-driven business, Revolution Analytics builds on open source R with innovations in big data analysis, integration and user experience. Leading organizations including Merck, Bank of America and Mu Sigma rely on Revolution R Enterprise for their data analysis, development and mission-critical production needs. Revolution Analytics is committed to fostering the growth of the R community, and offers free licenses of Revolution R Enterprise to academia. Revolution Analytics is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. and backed by North Bridge Venture Partners and Intel Capital.
Splunk enables Operational Intelligence. Splunk is the world's leading software for monitoring, reporting and analyzing IT data. This data is generated by all applications, systems and infrastructure - located on-premise or in the cloud. IT data is massive in scale, unstructured and contains a definitive record of transactions, systems, applications and user activity. It's also largely unused, trapped in rigid, silo-based systems. Only Splunk lets you capture and analyze real-time and historical IT data from one place, so you can unlock its value. Over 2,000 customers in 75 countries use Splunk to improve service levels, reduce operations costs, mitigate risk and gain operational visibility. For a new approach to IT, download Splunk for free: http://www.splunk.com/download.
Meet the new face of business intelligence: Tableau Software. We're a new kind of BI - rapid-fire BI - and we're challenging the market leaders. Our mission is simple: help people see and understand their data. We build award-winning software that overcomes the rigidity and slow pace of traditional systems.
Thomson Reuters is the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals. We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial, legal, tax and accounting, healthcare and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization. With headquarters in New York and major operations in London and Eagan, Minnesota, Thomson Reuters employs 55,000 people and operates in over 100 countries. For more information, go to www.thomsonreuters.com.
Urban Mapping provides cloud-based mapping and analytics services to simplify the development and deployment of online mapping and data visualization applications. The flagship product, Mapfluence, offers a solid technical infrastructure for mapping, customizable base maps and the industry's most comprehensive on-demand data catalog. For interactive publishers focused on local content, Urban Mapping offers specialized databases for neighborhoods, mass transit and parking. Since 2006, leading interactive publishers like Google, Yahoo! and Microsoft as well as leading enterprises like CoStar Group, Tableau Software and CoreLogic have utilized Urban Mapping's geospatial data and technology. For more information, please visit www.urbanmapping.com.
Wolfram|Alpha is the world's first and only computational knowledge engine. It is a long-term project to bring expert-level knowledge to the broadest possible range of people-spanning all professions and education levels. Wolfram|Alpha contains data in thousands of domains, including math, science, economics, linguistics, socioeconomics, and more. Available for free on the web, Wolfram|Alpha is a technology platform that can be deployed in many different ways-mobile apps, developer APIs, embeddable widgets, corporate versions, and more. Wolfram|Alpha LLC is based Champaign, Illinois along with its parent company, Wolfram Research.
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