Directory: Big-data vendors in the US

Summary:ZDNet’s directory of big data vendors has market, product, and contact information on companies that provide data analytics, data warehousing, or other "big data" products and services.

Data analytics isn't new, but the number of companies offering 'Big Data' solutions has certainly risen in recent years. To help IT professionals and technology decision makers navigate the Big Data landscape, ZDNet editors have compiled a shortlist of big data vendors in the US.

This is not a paid listing, nor is it an exhaustive list: it's an alphabetic glossary of vendors that provide data analytics, data warehousing, business intelligence or other Big Data products and services.


Company profile  1010data provides data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) solutions through either a cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) model or via a managed, on-premise solution.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise
Featured Big Data products  Cloud-based platform for Big Data, Self-service Analytics for Big Data
US contact  1010data, 750 Third Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10017 • (866) 405-DATA (3282)
Key links  Taming Big Data (Brochure), Big Data Analytics: This Time It's Personal (whitepaper)


Company profile  Focused exclusively on the Big Data business, Cloudera offers software and services based on the open-source Apache H adoop platform.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise
Featured Big Data products  CDH (Cloudera's Distribution, including Apache Hadoop), Cloudera Enterprise RTD, Cloudera Enterprise RTQ, Cloudera Enterprise Free
US contact  Cloudera Inc., 220 Portage Ave, Palo Alto, CA, 94306 • 1-888-789-1488
Key links  Why Cloudera, Cloudera Solutions, Using Cloudera to Improve Data Processing (whitepaper)

Company profile  Fujitsu is an IT equipment, software and services company based in Japan. It offers three software platforms, designed for parallel distributed processing, complex event processing and extreme transactional processes.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise
Featured Big Data products  Interstage Big Data Parallel Processing Server, Interstage Big Data Complex Event Processing Server, Interstage eXtreme Transaction Processing Server
US contact  Fujitsu America, 1250 E. Arques Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 • 800- 831-3183
Key links  Fujitsu Big Data Software, Fujitsu Big Data Software Use Cases (brochure)

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Company profile  Ranked third on Wikibon's list of Big Data market players (based on Big Data revenue), HP offers hardware that's optimised for Big Data operations (such as its Proliant servers), as well as a portfolio of Hadoop solutions and other data analytics and storage technologies.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise, SMBs
Featured Big Data products  HP Proliant Gen8 servers, HP Cluster Insight Management Utility, HP A5830 switches, Hadoop distributions (Cloudera, MapR, Hortonworks), Autonomy, Vertica
US contact  Hewlett-Packard Company, 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto, CA 94304 • 650-857-1501
Key links  Big Data Consulting Services, Information Management, HP Servers


Company profile  Global tech monolith IBM tops the Wikibon list of Big Data mega-vendors. According to the report, IBM currently claims the biggest market share of Big Data revenue, with just under US$1 billion (€771 million).
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise, SMBs
Featured Big Data products  InfoSphere Streams, InfoSphere BigInsights, InfoSphere Data Explorer, InfoSphere Master Data Management, InfoSphere Information Server, IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Appliances, IBM InfoSphere Warehouse, IBM Smart Analytics System
US contact  International Business Machines Corp., New Orchard Road, Armonk, NY 10504 • 914-499-1900
Key links  Big Data Platform, Business Analytics Portfolio, Data Warehousing Solutions


Company profile  Microsoft continues to strengthen its position as a major player in the Big Data field, thanks to enhancements to SQL Server, technologies such as HDInsight Services for Windows, integration with Office tools and partnerships with leading BI and data warehousing vendors.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise, SMBs
Featured Big Data products  HDInsight Services For Windows, SQL Server 2012 Big Data Solution, PowerPivot
US contact  Microsoft, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052 • 425-882-8080
Key links  Big Data, Business Intelligence, HDInsight Services For Windows (TechNet Wiki), Windows Server 2012, Big Data Analytics


Company profile  MicroStrategy launched in 1989 and has since become a leader in the field of enterprise software platforms for business intelligence. It entered the mobile BI market in 2010 and released its social media applications and cloud-based platform in 2011.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise
Featured Big Data products  MicroStrategy Intelligence Server, MicroStrategy Visual Insight, MicroStrategy Mobile, MicroStrategy Cloud
US contact  MicroStrategy, Inc., 1850 Towers Crescent Plaza, Tysons Corner, VA 22182 • 703-848-8600
Key links  Big Data, Business Intelligence for the Enterprise


Company profile  Computer storage and data management vendor NetApp produces two industry-leading storage operating systems, Data ONTAP 8 and Data ONTAP Edge. Its OnCommand Management software is aimed at simplifying management of shared storage infrastructure.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise
Featured Big Data products  NetApp Data ONTAP 8 Operating System, Data ONTAP Edge, NetApp E5400 Data Storage System
US contact  NetApp Headquarters, 495 East Java Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089 • 408-822-6000
Key links  Big Data Solutions, Technical Reports, Library


Company profile  With its database focus, enterprise IT vendor Oracle is well positioned to be a dominant player in the Big Data field. It offers a broad portfolio of Big Data tools and technologies, including its Big Data Appliance, which integrates Cloudera's Hadoop distribution and the NoSQL database.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise, midsize companies
Featured Big Data products  Oracle NoSQL Database, Oracle Database 11g, Oracle Big Data Appliance, Oracle Data Integrator, Oracle Big Data Connectors, Oracle Advanced Analytics, Oracle Exadata Database Machine, Oracle Data Warehousing, Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine
US contact  Oracle Corporation, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, Redwood City, CA 94065 • 650-506-7000 
Key links  Oracle and Big Data, Oracle Technical Network 


Company profile  Established in Sweden in 1993, QlikTech offers a self-contained BI platform called QlikView, which is based entirely on in-memory store. QlikView is billed as delivering 'self-service' BI and includes various integrated BI tools.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise, SMBs
Featured Big Data product  QlikView
US contact  Qlik Technologies, Inc., Global Headquarters, 150 N. Radnor Chester Road, Suite E220, Radnor, PA 19087 • 888-828-9768
Key links  Big Data, Qlik Community, Qlik Demos


Company profile  According to Gartner, SAP's BusinessObjects BI platform and NetWeaver Business Warehouse make up the biggest share of the current business intelligence market. SAP recently announced a 'Big Data bundle' that integrates Hadoop with its in-memory platform, SAP HANA.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise
Featured Big Data products  SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse, BusinessObjects, SAP HANA
US contact  SAP America, Inc., 3999 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073 • 610-661-1000
Key links  SAP HANA Web site, Big Data Solutions, Enterprise Information Management


Company profile  Seattle-based Tableau, founded in 2003, is a standalone BI vendor that offers interactive data visualisation technologies. It recently announcement that Tableau 8.0, expected in Q1 of 2013, will offer integration with Google BigQuery.
Geographical region  Global
Target market  Enterprise, SMBs
Featured Big Data products  Tableau Server, Tableau Public
US contact  Tableau Software, Main Office, 837 North 34th Street, Suite 200, Seattle, WA 98103 • 206-633-3400
Key links  Big Data Analytics, Product Demos, Tableau Technology


Company profile  Teradata, formerly a division of NCR, is an analytic data solutions company focused on delivering "actionable business intelligence". Offerings include the Teradata Database, data warehouse applications, data appliances, and design and implementation services.
Geographical region  US (with global consulting centres)
Target market  Enterprise
Featured Big Data products  Teradata Database, Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance, Teradata Extreme Data Appliance, Teradata Active Enterprise Data Warehouse
US contact  Teradata World Headquarters, 10000 Innovation Drive , Dayton, OH 45342 • 866-548-8348
Key links  Big Data Analytics, Teradata Applications, Enterprise Data Warehousing

This story originally appeared on TechRepublic.

Topics: Big Data, Cloud


Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor for ZDNet's sister site TechRepublic Pro and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. He was most recently Head Technology Editor for TechRepublic. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager and desktop support technician in the social research and energy i... Full Bio

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