Kinetica Named a Top Five Vendor to Watch in Second Annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

San Francisco, CASeptember 25, 2017

Kinetica, provider of the world’s fastest GPU-accelerated relational database, has been recognized in the second annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented during the Strata Data Conference.  Kinetica was awarded Editors’ Choice: Top 5 Vendors to Watch. The list of winners was revealed on the Datanami website, located at www.datanami.com.

“The rising use of GPUs in the datacenter is one of the latest technology trends opening new possibilities for machine learning, deep learning, data visualization, or simply performing faster database queries to accelerate business intelligence,” said Amit Vij, CEO and co-founder, Kinetica. “We are honored that Datanami editors recognized Kinetica as a Vendor to Watch for providing real-time decision support and full enterprise visibility with our enterprise-grade GPU-accelerated database.”

The Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with input from the global Big Data community, as well as selections from the Datanami editors, to highlight key trends, shine a spotlight on technological breakthroughs, and capture a critical cross section of the state of the industry. These awards will be revealed each year to kick off the annual Strata Data Conference, which showcases data science, machine learning and analytics for business and technical professionals.

“Datanami is the premiere news portal covering Big Data and advanced-scale analytics, and its readers are at the forefront of the global data science community. By taking part in our annual Readers’ Choice program, our readership has the privilege of honoring the top organizations making strides in Big Data today,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of Datanami.  “The Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards voice not only our support, but also the appreciation from the community at large, and we couldn’t be more proud to celebrate these organizations and their accomplishments. Our congratulations go out to all the winners.”

More information on these awards can be found at the Datanami website (www.datanami.com) or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #DatanamiAwards.

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About Kinetica

Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Kinetica is the provider of the only GPU database to combine data warehouse, advanced analytics, visualizations, and is optimized for running machine learning and deep learning models. With Kinetica, users can simultaneously ingest, explore, analyze and visualize fast-moving, complex data within milliseconds to make critical decisions and find efficiencies, lower cost, generate new revenue and improve customer experience. Customers in verticals such as financial services, retail, healthcare, utilities and public sector use Kinetica for fast OLAP, convergence of AI and BI, and geospatial analytics. Amazon, Cisco, Dell, Google, HP, IBM, Microsoft, NVIDIA and Tableau are part of the Kinetica ecosystem of cloud, hardware, server and software partners. Investors include Canvas Ventures, Citi Ventures, GreatPoint Ventures, and Meritech Capital Partners.

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