NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kognitio, driving the convergence of Big Data, in-memory analytics and cloud computing, today announced its inclusion in the list of "Trend-Setting Products in Data for 2014," published by Database Trends and Applications magazine.
The magazine's list salutes the products setting the stage for what has been called the "data revolution." The Kognitio Analytical Platform and other products on the list were selected based on their uniqueness and importance to the field. The magazine said that products on the list "all seek to arm organizations with tools to address rapidly changing market requirements and represent a commitment to innovation."
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"Certainly, the past several years have seen an explosion in interest in 'Big Data.' With that rapid growth, a variety of products have emerged, both from established companies and new startups," remarked Thomas Hogan, Group Publisher of Database Trends and Applications. "It has become very difficult to sift through all of the hype and identify products that actually produce in real-world data environments. We created this list to point out the products that are transforming enterprise information management."
The Kognitio Analytical Platform is an in-memory, Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) relational database management system (RDBMS), optimized for analytical workloads. Its focus on True In-MemorySM computing enables companies to obtain greater insights in less time than from competing solutions. The ability of the Kognitio Analytical Platform has delivered proven results for companies worldwide, letting them do business more effectively and profitably. At the same time, Kognitio innovations such as the Kognitio Cloud™ have allowed a new breed of company to emerge, giving them the power to take advantage of analytics previously available only to large enterprises.
"Being named to the Database Trends and Applications list of trend-setting products is an honor that confirms our continued and growing importance in the market," said Steve Millard, Kognitio president and chief executive officer. "Kognitio has been at the forefront of every major development in business intelligence over the last generation. The growing awareness of how analytical platforms can help companies compete more efficiently is translating into solid results for them, and increased business worldwide for us. We expect this trend to continue as Big Data benefits are both desired and realized by companies of all sizes."
For more than a generation, Kognitio has been a pioneer in software for advanced analytics, helping companies gain greater insight from large and complex volumes of data with low latency and limitless scalability for competitive business advantage. Sitting at the nexus of Big Data, in-memory analytics and cloud computing, Kognitio extends existing data and BI investments as an analytical accelerator, providing a foundation for data scientists and analytical information services. The Kognitio Analytical Platform can be used as a data science lab or to power comprehensive digital marketing analytics; it runs on industry-standard servers, as an appliance, or in Kognitio Cloud, a ready-to-use analytical Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) in a public or private cloud environment.