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DataStax Named A Leader in Translytical Data Platform, Q4, 2017 Report by Independent Research Firm

Receives Highest Possible Scores in Performance Reference, Scalability Features, Scalability Reference, High Availability and Disaster Recovery, Cloud Support, Community, and Implementation Support Criteria

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – December 4, 2017DataStax, the leader in data management for cloud applications, today announced that Forrester has recognized the company as a Leader in the recently published research report: The Forrester Wave™: Translytical Data Platforms, Q4 2017.

In the report, Forrester used 25 criteria grouped by current offering, strategy and market presence to evaluate “the 12 most significant translytical vendors.” DataStax was positioned as a leader and scored the highest possible ratings in seven criteria, including performance reference, scalability features, scalability reference, high availability and disaster recovery, cloud support, community, and implementation support. According to Forrester, “the Leaders we identified support a broader set of use cases and more integrated translytical capabilities.”

“We’re proud to have earned the Leader position in the Forrester Wave: TDP research report,” said Billy Bosworth, CEO at DataStax. “Our Leader position reinforces the success of DataStax Enterprise and our customer deployments. We are intensely focused on our customers’ success and are proud to have the industry’s best technology and expertise at DataStax to offer them market-leading data management for their real-time, cloud applications.”

In the report, Forrester states that DataStax “continues to execute well to support global applications that demand low-latency access to critical data.” The report goes on to say that customers like DataStax’s “scalability, lower cost, customer support and distributed architecture.”

The independent analyst firm defines translytical data platforms as a unified and integrated data platform that supports multi-workloads such as transactional, operational and analytical simultaneously in real-time, leveraging in-memory capabilities including support for SSD, Flash and DRAM and ensures full transactional integrity and data consistency.

To download a complimentary copy of The Forrester Wave™: Translytical Data Platform, Q4, 2017 report, click here.

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 400 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax provides data management to the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Safeway, ING, 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 or follow us on @DataStax.

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