New York-based 1010data launched its analytical, private-cloud service way back in 2000, building a base of customers on Wall Street. Marquis customers include NYSE Euronext and a number of big banks, but the company has also branched out into retail, CPG, gaming, healthcare, government, and telecommunications.
1010data's columnar database supports massively parallel processing for scalability, but it's a proprietary design with its own query language that supports a subset of SQL functions plus broader query types including graph and time-series analyses. It also handles semi-structured data such as social network and machine data. Beyond the database, the company offers a complete stack including data integration, reporting, and data-visualization tools, as well as advanced analytic functions including statistical analysis, optimization, and machine learning.
1010data's private-cloud approach relieves customers of the burden of managing and scaling infrastructure. Centralized management and access controls and APIs support integration with back-end systems as well as broad access to information with "HIPAA-grade" security. The company has more than 250 customers. In contrast to a cloud provider such as Amazon, which delivers standardized (very-low-cost) services to tens of thousands of customers, 1010data is a custom services provider that crafts private-cloud applications and capabilities matched to customer needs.
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