Big Data TechCon | April 26-28, 2015 | Boston, MA
Boston 2015 Sponsors & Exhibitors
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Booth 103

Rackspace® (NYSE: RAX) is the #1 managed cloud company. Its technical expertise and Fanatical Support® allow companies to tap the power of the cloud without the pain of hiring experts in dozens of complex technologies. Rackspace is also the leader in hybrid cloud, giving each customer the best fit for its unique needs—whether on single- or multi-tenant servers, or a combination of those platforms. Rackspace is the founder of OpenStack®, the open-source operating system for the cloud. Headquartered in San Antonio, Rackspace serves more than 300,000 business customers from data centers on four continents.  It ranks 29th on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.  For more information, visit


Actian Corp. 
Booth 108

Actian is facilitating innovation like no other company. Recognizing a market opportunity, Actian introduced the highest-performing, most industrialized SQL on Hadoop solution - Actian Vortex.  By opening up Hadoop to millions of SQL programmers, Actian helps its customers get one step closer to leveraging data investments for transformational business value.

Twitter: @ActianCorp 


Booth 301 

Basho is dedicated to making software that is highly available, fault-tolerant and easy-to-operate at scale. Basho’s distributed database, Riak, the industry leading distributed NoSQL database, and Riak CS cloud storage software, power one third of the Fortune 50’s critical Web, mobile and social applications, and their public and private cloud platforms. Riak and Riak CS are available open source. Riak Enterprise and Riak CS Enterprise offer enhanced multi-datacenter replication and 24×7 Basho support. Visit

Twitter: @basho


Booth 201

Clusterpoint was established in 2006. For most of its history Clusterpoint has served business customers as Enterprise NoSQL database. Today Clusterpoint database is used across different industries to drive 24/7 mission-critical web and mobile application solutions. We believe that in few years most of the data in the world will be managed by document oriented databases, because with growing amounts of information scalability becomes a must. High performance ACID-compliant transactions supported by our database is a key enabling technology for this transition. Since January 2015, Clusterpoint is offering ready to use Database As a Service (DBAAS).


Booth 102

DataStax delivers Apache Cassandra in a database platform purpose built for the performance and availability demands of IOT, web, and mobile applications, giving enterprises a secure always-on database that remains operationally simple when scaled in a single datacenter or across multiple datacenters and clouds. With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax is the database technology of choice for the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Adobe, Intuit, and eBay.

Twitter: @DataStax


HP Security Voltage
Booth 300

HP Security Voltage is a world leader in data-centric encryption and tokenization. HP Security Voltage provides trusted data security that scales to deliver cost-effective PCI compliance, scope reduction and secure analytics. HP Security Voltage solutions are used by leading enterprises worldwide, reducing risk and protecting brand while enabling business. For more information see

Booth 300A

WebAction is the most comprehensive, realtime stream analytics platform. Quickly build tailored enterprise-scale Big Data applications that assimilate, correlate and analyze disparate, high-velocity data.The continuous integration of realtime and historical information provides up-to-the-millisecond visibility into both customer and business health. Identify issues instantaneously and in-time to effectively resolve them.

Twitter: @WebActionInc



Amazon Web Services
Booth 100

Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of cloud computing, and AWS, is the ability to leverage a new business model and turn capital infrastructure expenses into variable costs. Businesses no longer need to plan and procure servers and other IT resources weeks or months in advance. Using AWS, businesses can take advantage of Amazon's expertise and economies of scale to access resources when their business needs them, delivering results faster and at a lower cost. Today, Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. With data center locations in the U.S., Europe, Singapore, and Japan, customers across all industries are taking advantage of our low cost, elastic, open and flexible, secure platform. 

Twitter: @awscloud 

Booth 200

DataTorrent provides is an enterprise-grade solution that combines a high-performing, highly scalable, fault tolerant and secure platform, with a visual development tool with over 450 pre-built functions to speed up enterprise insights and action.

Organizations ranging from Fortune 100 companies and leading Internet brands across financial services, manufacturing, telecommunications, and on-line advertising industries (to name a few) are using DataTorrent RTS to drive big data-driven competitive advantage

Twitter: @datatorrent


Booth 303

Emcien lets anyone use data to know the future. Go from raw data to results 100x faster than other tools. No coding, queries, or modeling needed.

Twitter: @emcien

HPCC Systems
Booth 305

HPCC Systems® from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions offers a proven, data-intensive supercomputing platform designed for the enterprise to process and deliver Big Data analytical solutions. HPCC Systems offers a consistent data-centric programming language, two processing platforms and a single architecture for efficient processing. Customers, such as financial institutions, insurance carriers, insurance companies, law enforcement agencies, federal government and other enterprise-class organizations leverage the HPCC Systems technology through LexisNexis® products and services. For more information, visit

Twitter: @hpccsystems

SoftlayerSoftLayer, an IBM Company
Booth 106

SoftLayer, an IBM Company, operates a global cloud footprint of data centers and network points of presence, providing infrastructure-as-a-service to customers ranging from Web startups to global enterprises. The modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control on a flexible, unified platform that seamlessly spans bare metal and virtual devices, and a worldwide network for secure, low-latency.

Brandeis University Graduate Professional Studies  
Booth TBD

Brandeis GPS offers eight fully online, part-time master’s degrees, and is dedicated to developing innovative programs for working professionals. Brandeis combines the breadth and scope of a world-class research university with the intimacy and accessibility of a small liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the nation’s best universities, Brandeis is widely recognized for the excellence of its teaching, the quality and diversity of its student body and the outstanding research of its faculty. As a leading research university and member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Brandeis fosters self-motivated, curious students ready to engage new experiences and equipped for global endeavors.

Twitter: @BrandeisGPS

Booth 204

Dataguise is the leader in data-centric discovery and security solutions for Big Data. Organizations concerned about data breaches, privacy and compliance (PII, PCI-DSS, HIPAA, HITECH, etc.) rely on Dataguise for no-coding/no-scripting discovery, protection, audit and governance for sensitive data in Hadoop, DBMS and other Big Data environments. Dataguise complements volume-level encryption tools and perimeter-based security strategies by providing the most granular cell-level discovery and protection. Dataguise's customers include the largest credit-card processing firms, healthcare organizations, communications/mobile providers, retail and government. Dataguise works with 100% of the major Hadoop distributions and is a certified partner of Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and Amazon.


Booth 101

Dternity from Fujifilm is a complete data storage solution that combines the simplicity of disk with the economics of tape in one easily scalable solution. Dternity takes advantage of new open LTFS tape standards, using Fujifilm's technological innovation to provide a simplified and streamlined data storage experience.


Booth 107

For more than a decade, MarkLogic has delivered a powerful, agile and trusted Enterprise NoSQL database platform that enables organizations to turn all data into valuable and actionable information. Organizations around the world rely on MarkLogic’s enterprise-grade technology to power the new generation of information applications. MarkLogic is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Chicago, Frankfurt, London, Munich, New York, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm, Tokyo, Utrecht, and Washington D.C. For more information, please visit

Twitter: @MarkLogic

NortheasternNortheastern's Data Science Programs
Booth 110
In today’s increasingly competitive, technology-driven global environment—where business data across all companies is estimated to double every 1.2 years and the public sector is building enormous data infrastructures—the ability to manage and analyze large volumes of data is critical to growth, innovation, and productivity in every field. The Data Science Programs were developed to help meet the growing demand for knowledgeable, experienced professionals in this emerging field. The programs include both certificate and master’s degree options that help students build a solid foundation of data science knowledge. The certificates serve as pathways to the master's degrees in a range of more focused data science disciplines from business analytics to urban informatics. 

Booth 202
Pepperdata is a real-time cluster optimizer for Hadoop, making all installations run faster and more reliably. By monitoring all facets of node performance and dynamically adjusting cluster utilization, Pepperdata enforces policies and priorities so that jobs run faster, more reliably, and more efficiently.

Twitter: @pepperdata 

Booth 104

Texifter streamlines the process of sorting large amounts of unstructured text, including social media, open ended survey responses, and large email collections. The flagship product DiscoverText was developed to meet the needs of academic and corporate researchers, as well as federal government rule writers. Texifter utilizes cloud-based solutions for topic modeling, duplicate detection, clustering, machine-learning, and other information retrieval tasks involving users in an active learning loop.

Twitter: @texifter

Booth 105

TripAdvisor is the world's largest travel site, enabling travelers to plan and book the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with seamless links to booking tools that check hundreds of websites to find the best hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 315 million unique monthly visitors and more than 200 million reviews and opinions covering more than 4.5 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions. The sites operate in 45 countries worldwide.

Twitter: @GoTripAdvisor

Keynote Sponsor


Altiscale provides the first purpose-built, high-performance Hadoop cloud. Altiscale’s optimized Hadoop-as-a-Service infrastructure is more reliable and provides faster time to value than alternative Hadoop providers and delivers better performance than most do-it-yourself approaches. Altiscale’s founding team has been at the forefront of Apache Hadoop, from its incubation at Yahoo! to operating more than 40,000 Hadoop nodes. 

Without the distractions of Hadoop operations, Altiscale customers derive more business value from Hadoop than ever before. Visit to learn more.

Twitter: @Altiscale