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 vendors in the Asia region.
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.
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) Company profile Like many historically manufacturing-led companies, storage specialist HDS is moving its portfolio towards software and services, with big data a major component of its plans. The company's solutions now fall into a three-tier structure: Infrastructure Cloud, Content Cloud and Information Cloud. Geographical region Global Target market Enterprise Featured Big Data products Hitachi Content Platform and Hitachi Data ingestor Contact Hitachi Data Systems Asean Headquarters, 300 Beach Road 28-01 The Concourse, Singapore 199555 • +65 6225 3377 / HDS China, 15th Floor, Tower W2, Oriental Plaza No. 1, East Chang An Avenue Beijing 100738 • +86-10-8518-2238 / HDS India, 6th Floor, C Wing, Laxmi Towers, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra East, Mumbai 400 051 • +91 22 2652 6121/ 6110 Key links Hitachi Cloud Solutions, HDS Object Storage Solutions
Information Builders Company profile Information Builders provides WebFOCUS enterprise business intelligence and reporting tools, and also produces the iWay enterprise data integration and data integrity tools. Geographical region Global Target market Enterprise Featured Big Data productsWebFOCUS, iWay (integration)iWay (integrity) Contact Information Builders Singapore, 10 Ubi Crescent No 03-24 Ubi Techpark Lobby B, Singapore 408564 • +65 6286 2922 / Information Builders China, 0815 Building A, ShouGang International Building, No. 60 North Street, XiZhiMen HaiDan District Beijing 100088 • 86-10-5128-9680 / InfoBuild India, No. 1 Commander-in-Chief Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600 008 600 008 • +91-44-42177082 Key linksBig Data, Big Strategy, Big Results; Big Data Analytics
MicroStrategy 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 Contact MicroStrategy Singapore, 390 Havelock Road, #03-02 King's Centre, Singapore 169662 • +65 6303 8900 / MicroStrategy China, F16, Building D, Tongfang Hi-tech Plaza, No.1 Wangzhuang Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100083 / MicroStrategy India, Trade Centre, Regus, 1st Floor, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E), Mumbai, 400 051 • Key links Big Data, Business Intelligence for the Enterprise
NetApp 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 Contact NetApp Singapore, 1 Temasek Avenue, #08-01 Millenia Tower, Singapore 039192 • +65 6496 3500 or 3501 / NetApp China, 7/F, Rm 701, Tower A, Pacific Century Place, 2A Gong Ti Bei Road, Beijing 100027 • +86-10-5929 3000 / NetApp India, IFCI Tower, 8th Floor, Wing A, 61- Nehru Place, New Delhi 110019 • Key links Big Data Solutions, Technical Reports, Library
Opera Solutions Company profile Founded in 2004, Opera Solutions provides an advanced big data analytics framework based around two products: The Vektor Platform for data integration, management and analytics, and The Insight Bureau for performance-related reporting. Geographical region Global Target market Enterprise, verticals Featured Big Data productsThe Vektor Platform, The Insight Bureau Contact Opera Solutions China, F18 Yongda International Tower 2277# Long Yang Rd, Shanghai 201204 • +86 (0) 21 6859 9001 / Opera Solutions India, Floor 6, Express Trade Towers - 1, Plot No. 15-16 Sector 16A, Noida, New Delhi 201 301 • +91 (120) 4642400 Key linksScience, Intelligence Technology: Harnessing the Value in Big Data
QlikTech 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 Contact QlikTech Singapore, • / QlikTech India, Unit No. 608 & 609, Prestige Meridian - 1, No.29, M.G. Road, Bangalore 560 001 • Key links Big Data, Qlik Community, Qlik Demos
SAP 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 productsSAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse, BusinessObjects, SAP HANA Contact SAP Asia, 30 Pasir Panjang Road, #03-32, Mapletree Business City, Singapore 117440 • +65 6664-6868 / SAP China (Chaoyang), • / SAP China (Haidian), SAP India, • Key links SAP HANA Web site, Big Data Solutions, Enterprise Information Management
Tableau 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 Contact Tableau Software Singapore, • 65 6838 4898 Key links Big Data Analytics, Product Demos, Tableau Technology
TIBCO Software Company profile Founded in 1997, TIBCO (The Information Bus Company) provides on-premise or cloud-hosted software for capturing information and acting on it in a timely manner (the company calls this "the two-second advantage"). TIBCO's analytics and visualisation product is Spotfire, now at version 5. Geographical region Global Target market Enterprise, verticals Featured Big Data productsTIBCO Spotfire, TIBCO Spotfire S+, TIBCO ActiveSpaces Contact TIBCO Singapore, 9 Raffles Place #20-20 , Republic Plaza II Singapore 048619 • +65 6836 3880 / TIBCO China, Unit 1559, 15/F YinTai Office Tower, No.2 Jianguomenwai Ave Beijing 100022 • +86-10-6563-7955 / TIBCO India (Hyderabad), Block 1, 3rd floor, DLF Cyber City, APHB Colony, Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500 019 • +91 40 4920 6000 Key linksTIBCO Spotfire Analytics Platform, A 5-Minute Guide To Business Analytics