Kinetica, provider of the fastest, in-memory analytics database accelerated by GPUs, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best Product of the Year – Software – Data Visualization Technology category in The 15th Annual American Business Awards.
More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Kinetica was nominated in the Best Product of the Year category for Data Visualization software.
“The newest release of Kinetica’s GPU-accelerated database features advances in visualization, performance and high availability for enterprise-grade stability and security. Kinetica empowers organizations to perform a wide range of use cases in real time with real time visualization, including sentiment analysis, anomaly and fraud prevention, resource allocation on the fly, terrorist and other national security threat tracking, energy generation optimization, inventory tracking and customer engagement improvements,” said Amit Vij, CEO and cofounder, Kinetica. “Due to the rise in Internet of Things, there’s a firehose of data streaming from every channel, device, and human interaction with a tremendous potential to act on that data. Kinetica’s database addresses this new paradigm by using NVIDIA GPUs, merging the query needs of the traditional relational database developer with the scalability demands of the modern IoT-centric enterprise. We are delighted to be recognized with this prestigious award.”
More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. Some of the comments about Kinetica, include:
- “It’s impressive how powerful Kinetica’s GPU-based technology is at mapping large, geo-spatial datasets, thereby enhancing clients’ visibility and reliability in operations.”
- “Data visualization is both an art and science. The work here has both in evidence.”
- “Great GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasets. Certainly an up and coming player in the Data Visualization area.”
“Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
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.