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Marquee Sponsor

Kognitio is driving the convergence of Big Data Analytics and Cloud Computing. It delivered the first in-memory analytical platform in 1989, designed from the ground-up to turn massive amounts of raw, complex data into valuable business insight. As an appliance, in the cloud, or on industry-standard x86 servers, Kognitio provides the highest amount of scalable compute power to allow rapid execution of complex analytical queries without the administrative overhead of manipulating data. The Kognitio Cloud is a ready-to-use analytical platform. A secure, private cloud Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), it leverages the cloud computing model to make the Kognitio Analytical Platform available for a monthly operational cost on a fixed term. To learn more about Kognitio, visit


Title Sponsor

Alteryx provides indispensable analytic solutions for enterprise and SMB companies making critical decisions about how to expand and grow. Our product, Alteryx Strategic Analytics, is a desktop-to-cloud Agile BI and Strategic Analytics solution designed for data artisans and business leaders that brings together the market knowledge, location insight, and business intelligence today’s organizations require. For more than a decade, Alteryx has enabled strategic planning executives to identify and seize market opportunities, outsmart their competitors, and drive more revenue. Customers like Experian Marketing Services and McDonald’s rely on Alteryx daily. Headquartered in Irvine, California, and with offices in Boulder and San Francisco, Alteryx empowers 250+ customers and 200,000+ users worldwide.

CloudTrigger G2Analytics & G2Maps: Powerful analytics in the cloud — CloudTrigger delivers award winning cloud-computing products and services that transform customer insights into their data, improving top and bottom line results. Our deep experience in cloud technology produces repeatable processes and predictable outcomes for our customers. G2Analytics is the only cloud-based enterprise class data warehousing and analytics solution providing customers unmatched insight from cloud data. G2Maps is a geo-analytics solution that lets you visualize your data and business processes with advanced analytics provided by ESRI. With the G2 product line and award winning services, CloudTrigger offers complete solutions that realize immediate benefits for its clients and business users.


Presenting Sponsors

AppFirst delivers the next generation application and infrastructure performance management solution right out-of-the-box. We provide IT operations complete visibility into application behavior and performance across your entire Windows server infrastructure. AppFirst uniquely collects over 15,000 metrics in real-time with the lowest CPU overhead available in the market (< 1%), which can be correlated with your Nagios, Windows performance counter and logfile data. For the first time ever, you can engage in deterministic root cause analysis to prevent your company from losing time and money resolving application performance problems.

Founded in 2000, LogiXML provides businesses the fastest and easiest way to deliver business analytics, dashboards, and reports to a broad range of users, as well as to embed them into existing applications ─ all for a fraction of the cost of other solutions. Unlike traditional Business Intelligence platforms that are complex and costly, LogiXML’s agile technology allows organizations to rapidly develop, deploy, and adapt BI applications that serve any number of users on any platform ─ all without extensive development or professional services. LogiXML is headquartered in McLean, Virginia, with sales and support offices in the UK and Europe. The company is a private, venture-backed firm with investments from GroTech Ventures, Updata Partners, and Summit Partners.

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy is a leading provider of enterprise software platforms for business intelligence (BI), mobile intelligence, and social intelligence applications. MicroStrategy’s BI platform provides integrated reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that enables leading organizations worldwide to analyze the vast amounts of data stored across their enterprises to make better business decisions. Companies choose MicroStrategy BI for its ease-of-use, sophisticated analytics, and superior data and user scalability. The MicroStrategy Cloud offering combines MicroStrategy and third-party software, hardware, and services to enable rapid, cost-effective development of hosted BI, mobile, and social applications.

Pervasive’s big data analytics and cloud integration products deliver strategic advantage through extreme performance and extreme economics to thousands of customers around the globe. With options for both on premise and cloud-based deployment, our products are used in applications spanning claims processing, risk analysis, fraud detection, data mining, predictive analytics, sales optimization and marketing analytics. Pervasive’s RushAnalyzer™ provides end-to-end data access, transformation, analytics, visualization and delivery on Hadoop so that data and business analysts can rapidly transform and analyze terabytes of data for actionable insights at extreme speed on commodity hardware.

As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 183,000 customers (includes customers from the acquisition of Sybase) to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. For more information, visit


Host Sponsors

Information Builders‘ software and services help organizations transform data into business value. Our solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, improve employee performance, and drive growth. WebFOCUS and iWay products cover all information needs — from data inception to information quality and delivery. The market’s leading business intelligence platform, WebFOCUS provides a better, more secure experience for both the service provider and end user alike. iWay products simplify the integration of complex data and application environments to deliver projects on-time and on-budget, and help to capture lost revenue and eliminate hidden costs generated by inaccurate data.


Exhibitor Sponsors

Agilis Solutions is the leading provider of software development services for companies in the business of building software products. Our Expert Consulting Services provide unbiased expertise on latest technologies, platforms and processes such as Cloud, Mobile, Predictability and beyond to define and optimize the path from vision to product release. Our onshore project managers work seamlessly with our seasoned offshore engineers to assure accurate requirements, on-time delivery and exceptional quality at a fraction of onshore prices.

Birst is the SaaS Business Intelligence leader. With its comprehensive cloud BI suite, Birst brings the benefits of analytics and fact-based decision-making to a much broader audience by making it affordable, fast, and easy to use. Birst is the winner of the Red Herring Global 100, TDWI Best Practices, and Software Standard of Excellence Web awards. Birst customers include Citrix, RBC, Securian, Key Technology, and other leading organizations.

Fusion-io is a pioneer of a new storage memory platform that significantly improves the processing capabilities within a data center by moving process-critical, or active data closer to the CPU where it is processed. Called shared data decentralization, this significantly reduces latency while increasing data center efficiency. Fusion’s integrated hardware and software solutions leverage non-volatile memory for enterprise-grade performance, reliability, availability and manageability.

GoodData is a disruptive, cloud-based enterprise platform for business intelligence. The GoodData technology is intuitive, secure and fast. It helps convert big data into profitable insights and strategies for business executives. GoodData is trusted by companies like Enterasys, Capgemini, and Software AG, and embedded into offerings from cloud innovators like Zendesk, Get Satisfaction and Pardot. Headquartered in San Francisco, GoodData is privately held and backed by leading venture capital firms, including Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, Fidelity Growth Partners, and Windcrest Partners.

Host Analytics is the leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) and has been driving financial decisions for over a decade. Host Analytics delivered the industry’s first and most complete cloud-based CPM suite, giving customers full visibility into business performance to reveal the full implication of any decision – both risks and rewards. The company’s solution integrates internal and external data to improve budgeting, forecasting, financial consolidations, dashboarding, scorecarding, reporting and analysis for all executives. Host Analytics serves midsize to large customer organizations including AT&T, Groupon, NexTag, Crocs, Thule, Otis Spunkmeyer, Schumacher and Red Roof Inn.

Indicee is leading the shift from complex, expensive Business Intelligence (BI) software to agile, cloud reporting and analytics services that can quickly bring data together from many sources and deliver the answers that businesses need. Backed by Granite Ventures and Yaletown Ventures, Indicee’s Cloud BI Platform was built from the ground up by BI industry visionaries from Crystal Services and Business Objects. The team designed Indicee after experiencing the path BI had taken from accessible software solutions to complex software suites only armies of developers and analysts could deliver.

Informatica Cloud delivers Software-as-a-Service data integration, data quality and data replication powered by a unified, hybrid platform. Over 1,500 companies now run more than 3 million integration jobs and process over 20 billion transactions a month with Informatica Cloud, which has been recognized by three years in a row as the #1 data integration solution on the AppExchange. The INFORM for Cloud ISVs Program enables companies to embed Informatica’s industry-leading data integration technology into packaged applications and service offerings that they can develop, distribute, or host. Current ISV partners include: D&B and Microstrategy.

MuleSoft delivers the world’s #1 integration platform for the cloud and enterprise. Built on the most widely used open source application infrastructure products, Mule ESB, iON integration platform as a service (iPaaS), and Tcat (enterprise Tomcat server) provide an ideal combination of simplicity and power to today’s web applications. The company’s offerings boast more than 2 million downloads and over 3,200 organizations in production, including leading companies such as, MasterCard, Nokia, Nestlé, Honeywell and DHL, as well as 5 of the world’s top 10 banks and over 35% of the Global 500. MuleSoft is headquartered in San Francisco with offices worldwide.

Quantivo provides powerful analytics to businesses of all sizes. The Quantivo platform is purpose-built to deliver on-demand analytics within a cloud infrastructure of unparalleled speed, flexibility, cost and scalability. With Quantivo’s patented technology platform, users can directly interact with their data assets to gain business insight, uncover key monetizable trends, and understand customer behavior. Quantivo’s analytics platform is a mature technology and has been in commercial use by Fortune 500 companies, was awarded five US patents, and is backed by top-tier venture capital firms. Quantivo is designing a new analytic experience that is frictionless and only bound by the cost of computing.

SoftServe is a leading global provider of proven high quality software development, testing and consulting services. We are committed to bringing the best commercial software to independent software vendors and enterprises, with our unmatched experience and best practices delivering SaaS/Cloud, Mobility and SDLC innovative solutions. With an onshore/offshore delivery model, we collaborate with our customers helping them drive their business and differentiate themselves within their markets. SoftServe has successfully completed over 2,500 projects for over 150 global companies. Founded in 1993, SoftServe is headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, with award-winning development organizations based in Ukraine and the Philippines.

Tech Data Corporation is one of the world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Its advanced logistics capabilities and value added services enable 125,000 resellers in more than 100 countries to efficiently and cost effectively support the diverse technology needs of end users. Tech Data generated $24.4 billion in net sales for the fiscal year ended January 31, 2011, and is ranked 109th on the Fortune 500®. To learn more, visit

Trident Capital is a leading venture capital firm committed to empowering entrepreneurs to build innovative and industry leading businesses. Trident invests across multiple stages, from early startup to growth equity, in the Software, Internet and Business Services sectors. Trident is particularly recognized for its expertise and investments in Cloud Computing, IT Security, Health Care IT, AdTech and Outsourcing. Trident has helped build large numbers of successful companies by applying substantial investment experience, sector expertise and operating skills as well as broad networks of entrepreneurs and industry executives. Trident has more than $1.9 billion of capital under management, and has invested in more than 170 companies since 1993. The firm is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.