Datameer Explains Its Services

April 20, 2012

SmartData Collective’s Bob Gourley gives his take on a fairly young company in “Datameer Provides End-User Focused BI Solutions for Big Data Analytics.” The company, founded in 2009, supplies a business intelligence platform that runs on top of the open source Hadoop engine from Apache. Gourley writes:

Datameer provides a big data solution that focuses on perhaps the most important niche in this growing domain, the end-user. . . . I’ve met with the CEO (Stefan Groschupf) and other Datameer executives. I’ve also interacted with them in events like our Government Big Data Forum. Through these events plus demonstrations by some of their greatest engineers has led me to a few conclusions about Datameer. In general, I believe enterprise technologists should take note of this firm for several reasons.”

Those reasons include: familiar and easy-to-use interfaces; the availability of free trials; scalability; software wizards that guide non-techies through accessing and integrating data; the ability to deploy either on premises or in the cloud; and the ease with which capabilities can be expanded through plug-ins and open APIs.

These are all good features, it is true. But we still  have one important question: what differentiates this outfit from such fast movers as IkanowQuid, and Digital Reasoning?

Cynthia Murrell, April 20, 2012

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3 Responses to “Datameer Explains Its Services”

  1. TheBoss on April 21st, 2012 5:18 pm

    Uh – maybe one difference is they don’t pay you to be mentioned in every other posting as Digital Reasoning and Fabasoft do?

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