September 25, 2017

Datanami Reveals Winners of Second Annual Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 25, 2017 ­– Datanami, the leading publication for news and information covering the operationalization of data science in business, government, and industry, today announced the winners of its second annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards in advance of the Strata Data Conference taking place next week in New York, NY.

“We are very excited to once again recognize the key players at the forefront of Big Data today,” said Alex Woodie, Managing Editor of Datanami. “It’s a privilege to serve such a crucial community, and honor the innovations that are transforming the technology and business landscapes. Congratulations to our winners!”

Being selected for a Datanami Readers’ or Editors’ Choice Award reflects the approval of top influencers and industry watchers in the Big Data space. Datanami is pleased to continue the Readers’ Choice Awards program for its second year.

Datanami has designated two categories of Awards: (1) Readers’ Choice, where winners have been determined through election by Datanami readers, and (2) Editors’ Choice, where winners have been selected by a panel of Datanami editors. The process started with an open nomination process, with voting taking place through August and September.

 

The Categories and Award Winners include the following:

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Machine Learning

Readers’ Choice: Apache Spark

Editors’ Choice: IBM Watson

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Deep Learning/AI

Readers’ Choice: NVIDIA

Editors’ Choice: Google

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Internet of Things

Readers’ Choice: MapR

Editors’ Choice: GE Digital

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Big Data Security

Readers’ Choice: Apache Knox

Editors’ Choice: Splunk

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Real-Time Analytics

Readers’ Choice: Striim

Editors’ Choice: Apache Spark

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Data Visualization

Readers’ Choice: Tableau

Editors’ Choice: Microsoft

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Operational Platform (NoSQL)

Readers’ Choice: Couchbase

Editors’ Choice: MongoDB

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Cloud Service Provider

Readers’ Choice: Amazon Web Services

Editors’ Choice: Microsoft Azure

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Data Management (Governance)

Readers’ Choice: Talend

Editors’ Choice: SAS

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Data Management (Cataloging)

Readers’ Choice: Informatica

Editors’ Choice: Collibra

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Data Management (Prep)

Readers’ Choice: Informatica

Editors’ Choice: Teradata

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Virtualization

Readers’ Choice: Cisco

Editors’ Choice: BlueData

 

Best Big Data Product or Technology: Storage

Readers’ Choice: Dell EMC

Editors’ Choice: DDN

 

Best Data Science Platform

Readers’ Choice: Cloudera

Editors’ Choice: SAS

 

Best Big Data Fabric

Reader’s Choice: Talend

Editors’ Choice: IBM

 

Best Big Data Startup

Readers’ Choice: Dremio

Editors’ Choice: Cockroach Labs

 

Top 5 Emerging Technologies to Watch

Readers’ Choice:

Deep Learning/AI

Machine Learning

IoT

Data Science Platforms

 

Editors’ Choice:

Blockchain

Apache Kafka

Data Fabrics

Self-Service Data Prep

Cloud Data Warehouse

 

Top 5 Open Source Projects to Watch

Readers’ Choice:

Apache Spark

Couchbase

Apache Kafka

ElasticSearch

Apache Hadoop

 

Editors’ Choice:

Apache Mesos

MongoDB

Apache Arrow

Apache Cassandra

Apache Flink

 

Top 5 Vendors to Watch

Readers’ Choice:

Amazon Web Services

Couchbase

Striim

MapR

Google

 

Editors’ Choice:

Kinetica

Cloudera

Confluent

Tableau

NVIDIA

 

Top Big Data Achievement

Readers’ Choice: GE Predix’s implementation of Couchbase Mobile

Editors’ Choice: Domino’s use of Talend Big Data

 

For a complete list of winners, visit: https://www.datanami.com/2017-datanami-readers-editors-choice-awards/

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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