The 10 Coolest Big Data Startups of 2013 (CRN)

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We are honored to be included in a list of 10 startups that caught the attention of CRN this year.

Big Data, Cool Companies

Few segments of the IT industry have attracted as many entrepreneurs in recent years as the big data arena has. There’s been an explosion of new companies developing technologies for collecting, managing and analyzing the terabytes and petabytes of data being generated by businesses today.

Here are 10 startups and emerging vendors in the big data space that particularly caught our attention this year.
(source: CRN)


WebAction offers a real-time big data server that IT organizations can use to acquire, process and deliver structured and unstructured data. The platform, according to the company, can filter, process, enrich and correlate data while it’s still in motion — all critical for next-generation, data-driven applications.

WebAction, based in Palo Alto, Calif., was founded in 2012. The company’s CEO is Ali Kutay, who was CEO of Golden Gate Software before Oracle acquired it in 2009.

In July, the company raised $11 million in second-round financing with venture capital firm Summit Partners leading the round.