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2014

DataStax Appoints Tony Kavanagh as Chief Marketing Officer

Salesforce.com Marketing Executive Joins Leading NoSQL Database Company Santa Clara, CA, March 25, 2014 — DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra to the enterprise, today announced it has hired Tony Kavanagh, as chief marketing officer, responsible for driving the global marketing strategy and overseeing the company’s comprehensive marketing functions.

2013

DataStax Announces New Startup Program Offering Free Software, as well as Free Training Courses for Cassandra Users and New Developer Tool

DataStax Startup Program lets startups deploy DataStax Enterprise (DSE) applications for free; gives small companies the tools they need to grow their business quickly Free online training courses teach users how to develop and administer big data applications with Apache Cassandra Newly released DevCenter tool enables developers and administrators to graphically create queries, database objects, and more with the Cassandra Query Language (CQL) Cassandra Summit Europe 2013, London, October 16, 2013 — DataStax, the company that powers the online applications that transform business, today announced three initiatives designed to help startups and developers grow their companies.

DataStax Announces Community Edition 1.2

DataStax Announces Community Edition 1.2 — Latest Version of Apache Cassandra™ Includes Free Version of OpsCenter, the #1 Visual Management and Monitoring Solution for Cassandra.

2012

DataStax Partners with Simba Technologies for Big Data ODBC Connector

SAN MATEO, August 8, 2012 and Cassandra Summit 2012DataStax™, the commercial company behind Apache Cassandra™, today announced a partnership with Simba Technologies, the industry’s ODBC expert for Big Data solutions, to provide an ODBC 3.52 Hive connector to DataStax Enterprise, the massively scalable NoSQL platform built on Apache Cassandra that is architected to manage real-time, analytic and enterprise search data in the same database cluster.

2011

WSO2 and DataStax Partner to Facilitate Enterprise-Class, Open Source Data Management in the Cloud with Apache Cassandra

WSO2 and DataStax Offer Complementary Technologies, Services, and Open Source Licensing to Meet Developers’ Demands for Enterprise-Class Private and Public Clouds Palo Alto, CA and Burlingame, CA – September 14, 2011 – WSO2 and DataStax today announced a strategic partnership aimed at enabling enterprise-class data management in the cloud through Apache Cassandra™ and WSO2 Data as a Service.