VoltDB Named a Strong Performer in In-Memory Database Platforms Market by Independent Research Firm

Report cites enterprises use VoltDB to "support real-time analytics and low-latency transactional and operational applications" across vertical industries

Aug 03, 2015, 11:29 ET from VoltDB

BEDFORD, Mass., Aug. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- VoltDB today announced Forrester Research Inc. cited the company as a strong performer in its August 2015 report, "The Forrester Wave™: In-Memory Database Platforms, Q3 2015." As cited in the report, VoltDB's in-memory database received 4 out of a possible 5 points for transaction capabilities, performance and scale, and data management features. In addition, the report noted that enterprises should "shortlist VoltDB when building new low-latency applications where every second counts." 

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The Forrester Wave™: In-Memory Database Platforms, Q3 2015 "identifies the 11 most significant software providers" in the in-memory databases market, evaluating each vendor based on 19 weighted criteria, including current offering, strategy and market presence. The report "details how well each vendor fulfills Forrester's criteria and where the vendors stand in relation to each other to meet next-generation real-time data requirements."

According to the Forrester report, "Today's in-memory database platforms are changing the way we build and deliver systems of engagement and are transforming the practice of analytics, predictive modeling, and business transaction management."

"I believe that recognition as a strong performer in the Forrester Wave is a direct result of our ability to answer the market's growing demand for fast data-powered applications," said VoltDB President and CEO Bruce Reading. "Fast data is a requirement for today's enterprise data architecture. VoltDB combines streaming analytics and transactions to enable the delivery of personal, contextual, interactive and real-time applications to enable immediate business value, necessary to compete in today's leading businesses."

VoltDB harnesses the power of fast data generated from the Internet, mobile, smart devices and social applications to meet the demands of today's data-driven businesses. By narrowing the ingestion-to-decision gap from minutes, or even hours, to milliseconds, organizations can automate intelligent decision-making in real time, driving personalized customer experiences and improving operational efficiencies.

VoltDB is an in-memory, scale-out, SQL operational database built for high-performance, fast data applications. It enables developers to build-high volume data pipelines by combining the capabilities of an operational database, real-time analytics, stream processing and transactions in one easy-to-use platform. VoltDB recently released Version 5.4 of its in-memory database, which is available for download at: http://voltdb.com/download/software.  

About VoltDB
VoltDB's in-memory SQL database combines streaming analytics with transaction processing in a single, horizontal scale-out platform. Customers use VoltDB to build applications that process streaming data the instant it arrives to make immediate, per-event, context-aware decisions. By delivering real-time in-transaction analytics that always produce correct results, VoltDB enables businesses to capture economic value and develop new revenue opportunities in the mobile, financial services, IoT, energy, advertising, and security industries. VoltDB is privately held with offices in Bedford, Massachusetts, and Santa Clara, California.

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