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DataStax Recognized on Constellation ShortList™ for Hybrid- and Cloud-Friendly NoSQL Stores

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — August 14, 2017 — DataStax, the leader in data management for cloud applications, today announced it was named to the Constellation ShortList for Hybrid- and Cloud-Friendly NoSQL Stores in Q3 2017. To remain competitive in the continually evolving business environment, organizations must implement technologies that not only complement existing strategies but also support radical transformation of business models. The technology vendors included on the Constellation ShortList provide the key functionality and requirements for early adopters pursuing digital transformation initiatives.

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DataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on data platform for cloud applications powered by the industry’s best distribution of Apache Cassandra™. DSE makes it easy to distribute your data across datacenters or cloud regions, making your applications always-on, ready to scale, and able to create instant insight and experiences. DSE makes applications ready for anything – be it enormous growth, handling mixed workloads, or enduring catastrophic failure. With DSE’s unique, fully distributed masterless architecture, enterprise applications scale reliably and effortlessly.

Business-critical cloud applications with thousands or even millions of worldwide users demand 100% uptime and extreme responsiveness. DSE is the only offering in the industry delivering real-time, contextual information in a continuously available, distributed, and scalable data platform.

The majority of DataStax customers deploy DSE to a public and/or hybrid cloud. DSE allows cloud customers to retain data autonomy and complete data independence, no matter which public cloud is chosen for infrastructure. This provides customers with the flexibility to choose whatever cloud platforms fit their needs at any given time for any given workload, without being locked-in to a particular cloud vendor.

“Our customers rely on us for powerful, robust, highly scalable data management solutions to handle the real-time and data-driven demands of personalization and recommendations,  supply chain, inventory management, fraud detection and security and dozens of applications in between, said Karl Van den Bergh,  CMO at DataStax. “Being on the Constellation Shortlist is an honor and validates the value that DataStax Enterprise brings to our customers across a variety of industries.”

“The right timing, teams and technology are the three Ts for crafting digital business models to achieve digital transformation success,” said R “Ray” Wang, chairman and founder at Constellation Research. “Each Constellation ShortList, researched and curated by our analysts, guides early adopters in identifying the right technologies to build successful and competitive programs.”

Constellation advises leaders and teams on leveraging disruptive technologies to achieve business model transformation. Products and services named to the Constellation ShortList meet the threshold criteria for this category as determined by Constellation Research through client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research.  The Constellation ShortList is frequently updated as market conditions change.

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Constellation Research does not endorse any solution or service named in its research.

About Constellation Research

Constellation Research is an award-winning, Silicon Valley-based strategic advisory and futurist research firm. Constellation’s analysts serve as innovation advisors for leaders and Global 2000 organizations navigating the challenges of business-model disruption and transformation. Unlike legacy analyst firms, Constellation works closely with solution providers, partners, and its Constellation Executive Network of innovative buy-side leaders, C-suite executives and board of directors to lead the way in disrupting technology and research coverage areas. The goal – deliver to clients what they need to achieve valuable business results.

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About DataStax

It starts with a human desire, and when a universe of technology, devices and data aligns, it ends in a moment of fulfillment and insight. Billions of these moments occur each second around the globe. They are moments that can define an era, launch an innovation, and forever alter for the better how we relate to our environment. DataStax is the power behind the moment. Built on the unique architecture of Apache Cassandra™, DataStax Enterprise is the always-on data platform and has been battle-tested for the world’s most innovative, global applications.

With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax provides data management to the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Safeway, ING, Adobe, Intuit, Sony, 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 or follow us on @DataStax.


DataStax Enterprise is powered by the best distribution of Apache Cassandra™.

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