5 Years Explosive Growth Set to Continue for DataStax
More than 500 enterprise customers globally, including 30 percent of the Fortune 100
- Customers include Target, Netflix, Comcast, eBay, ING, Penn Mutual and Safeway
- Strong participation and continued momentum for DataStax Startup Program and DataStax Partner Network Program
- Cassandra Summit 2015 expected to draw a record breaking 7,000+ attendees
SANTA CLARA, CA – April 14, 2015 – DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, today celebrates the company’s tremendous growth that’s been achieved over the past five years. With more than 500 enterprise customers worldwide, 30 percent of the Fortune 100 and over 500 startup customers, DataStax further solidifies its position as the leading distributed database technology purpose built for the performance and availability demands of web, mobile and IOT applications.
“We’re excited about the work that we’ve accomplished so far and look forward to seeing how we will impact our radically connected world in next five years,” said Billy Bosworth, CEO, DataStax. “DataStax is at the forefront of creating technology that allows today’s enterprises to manage data in ways that enable us to live our lives in a completely new paradigm that no one could’ve imagined five or ten years ago.”
“We evaluated other NoSQL products, and the fact that many large scale organizations are using DataStax Enterprise successfully gave us the confidence that DataStax could handle our performance and scalability requirements,” said Mark Dash, Assistant Vice President of Information Technology, Penn Mutual. “DataStax has allowed us to break the complexities of our legacy systems, empowering us to leverage data to innovate and make more informed decisions so we can provide a truly personalized and premium experience to our customers.”
DataStax delivers Apache Cassandra™ in a database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands for web, mobile and IOT applications. This gives enterprises a secure, always-on database technology that remains operationally simple when scaling 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. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., DataStax is backed by industry-leading investors including Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital, Premji Invest and Scale Venture Partners. For more information, visit DataStax.com or follow us @DataStax.