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Datawatch Named to CRN Big Data 100 for Second Year in a Row

CHELMSFORD, Mass., May 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Datawatch Corporation (Nasdaq:DWCH), today announced it has been included in CRN's Big Data 100 for the second consecutive year, ranking it among the top Big Data solutions in the Business Analytics category. CRN's Big Data 100 is an annual list based on feedback from service providers throughout the course of the year. It ranks companies based on channel influence, effectiveness and visibility, reputation for innovation and business/sales impact. The list is comprised of three categories: Business Analytics; Data Management; and Infrastructure, Tools & Services.

Big Data has been one of the top IT initiatives for several years and is only expected to grow as organizations realize the value in analyzing the large quantities of data available to users from a wide variety of sources. Datawatch provides users with a unique all-inclusive approach to visual analytics – offering users not only sophisticated tools for self-service data preparation, but also the ability to visualize data in real-time.

"Big Data is clearly the umbrella under which many data initiatives are labelled. We are proud to be named among the top solution providers in the space by a well-respected outlet like CRN and service providers that comprise their readership," said Dan Potter, chief marketing officer at Datawatch. "These are the people who work closely with our customers, and whose reputations rely heavily on the products they recommend. It is a real honor."

About Datawatch Corporation

Datawatch Corporation (Nasdaq:DWCH) provides the only Managed Analytics Platform to leverage any data at any speed – delivering valuable insights for improving business. The unique ability to acquire, prepare, and transform data from structured and multi-structured sources such as PDF and log files, as well as real-time streaming data, into visually rich analytic applications allows users to dynamically discover key factors that impact any operational aspect of their business. This ability to perform visual discovery against any data at any speed sets Datawatch apart in the big data and visualization markets. Organizations of every size, worldwide use Datawatch products, including 93 of the Fortune 100. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in New York, London, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Singapore, Melbourne, and Manila and with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. See the Whole Story for yourself by downloading the free trial at www.datawatch.com/free-trial.

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Any statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any such statements, including but not limited to those relating to results of operations, contained herein are based on current expectations, but are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from expectations. The factors that could cause actual future results to differ materially from current expectations include the following: risks associated with the continuing weak global economy; risks associated with fluctuations in quarterly operating results due, among other factors, to the long sales cycle with enterprise customers and the size and timing of large customer orders; risks associated with acquisitions, including the acquisition and integration of Panopticon; the risk that our goodwill resulting from acquisitions may become impaired and require a write-down; limitations on the effectiveness of internal controls; rapid technological change; Datawatch's dependence on the introduction of new products and product enhancements and possible delays in those introductions; competition in the software industry generally, and in the markets for next generation analytics in particular; Datawatch's dependence on its principal products, proprietary software technology and software licensed from third parties; Datawatch's concentration of customers in the financial sector; risks associated with international sales and operations; risks associated with indirect distribution channels and co-marketing arrangements, many of which were only recently established; the adequacy of Datawatch's sales returns reserve; risks associated with a subscription sales model; Datawatch's dependence on its ability to hire and retain skilled personnel; disruption or failure of Datawatch's technology systems that may result from a natural disaster, cyber-attack, security breach or other catastrophic event; and uncertainty and additional costs that may result from evolving regulation of corporate governance and public disclosure. Further information on factors that could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated is detailed in various publicly-available documents, which include, but are not limited to, filings made by Datawatch from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including but not limited to, those appearing in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2014 and Form 10-Q for the quarter ending December 31, 2014. Any forward-looking statements should be considered in light of those factors.

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