Infobright Named “Cool Vendor” by Leading Analyst Firm
Mar 18, 2009
"Cool Vendors in Data Management and Integration"
Selected for Providing Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing Solutions
Toronto, Ontario - March 18, 2009 - Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has named Infobright in its "Cool Vendors in Data Management and Integration" report for 2009.
The "Cool Vendor" report highlights companies with innovative approaches and technologies for improving the scalability of databases and data warehouses, introducing new optimization techniques, integrating data for delivery to software as a service (SaaS)-based applications, and ensuring the integrity of data across applications and data structures. According to Gartner, each of these areas will grow in importance as organizations work toward managing information as a strategic corporate asset.
"We are honored to be named a ‘Cool Vendor' by Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory company," said Infobright's CEO Miriam Tuerk. "Infobright strives to deliver great value to our community and our customers through innovative technology that is powerful, simple to manage and affordable for companies of all sizes. We believe our inclusion in this report confirms we are achieving our mission."
Proven alternatives to today's high-cost, high-maintenance data warehouse products, Infobright Community Edition (ICE) and Infobright Enterprise Edition (IEE) offer the industry's lowest total cost of ownership and unmatched operational simplicity. The columnar database is ideal for analytics, and the self-managing Knowledge Grid architecture reduces typical implementation and ongoing management costs by up to 90 percent.
About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process
Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.
Infobright, the open source data warehousing company, has pioneered the development of self-managing data warehouse software. The critical need for business intelligence, coupled with the dramatic growth of corporate data, has outpaced IT's resources and budget within many companies. Infobright's technology solves this problem by delivering a highly scalable analytic data warehouse that reduces ongoing management by up to 90 percent and costs significantly less than other data warehouse solutions. Infobright's solution is being used by companies in online marketing, financial services, telecommunications and other industries to provide rapid access to critical business data with unmatched operational simplicity. For more information, please visit http://www.infobright.com.
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