CIO Review>>Magazine>>September - 2013 issue

The emergence of digital trends has accelerated the volume, speed and variety of unstructured consumer information – Big Data. Enterprises can benefit from this growth and seize market opportunities to drive value by implementing solutions that capitalize on this rampant growth of unstructured data. CIOs in several organizations are forced to utilize this big data to improve their business performance. However, it is not always easy to cut through this hype to understand exactly how big data can be applied to solve specific business challenges. Today, leading organizations are learning to exploit their treasure of existing big data and provide their sales force with critical knowledge to outperform in their industries.

This is where the state-of-the-art big-data-companies come to rescue these CIOs. These providers spend a huge chunk of revenue in R&D to find the appropriate fit for their clients making them one of the best solution providers in the industry. Identifying this need of the hour of the CIOs to find the best fit for their requirement, CIOReview magazine presents you '10 Most Promising Big Data Companies'. These providers not only provide solutions to the enterprises, but help them identify the core criticalities leading to huge revenue expenditure that can be curtailed by using the best fit for these issues. A distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, analysts including CIOReview board scrutinized several companies and finalized this list.

Company Founder/CEO Founded Description
Affine Analytics
Bangalore, Karnataka
Manas Agrawal
Co-Founder & CEO
2011 A provider of high-end analytics services to solve complex business problems to retail, e-Commerce, banking and telecom sector.
Bangalore, Karnataka
Prithvijit Roy
CEO & Co-Founder
2011 A provider of customer intelligence, marketing effectiveness, price optimization, risk management, operations planning and sales effectiveness through big data.
e-cognosys Information Systems Pvt. Ltd.
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Manohar Sunkum
President & CEO
2010 A provider of global information technology products, solution engineering, services and outsourcing focused in the areas of Cloud Computing, HPC, Big Data, Data Sciences, Data warehousing/BI, Mobile Computing, R&D and specialized services in outsourcing.
Flutura Decision Sciences and Analytics
Bangalore, Karnataka
Krishnan Raman
Co-Founder & CEO
2012 A provider of M2M big data solutions and Info monetization solutions.
The Netherlands
Dr. Vinod Vasudevan
2008 A provider of big data analytics powered solutions and services for the telecom service providers.
Fractal Analytics Inc.
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Srikanth Velamakanni
2000 A provider of data analytics to help companies compete on analytics and in understanding, predicting and influencing consumer behavior.
Gurgaon, Haryana
Rob Dielemans
MD, GoDataDriven
2001 A part of Xebia group which is a specialized software development and consultancy organization with a key focus on Big Data, Enterprise mobile & IT architecture. Through its big data division GoDataDriven, it provides solutions/services & training in Hadoop and related big data technologies.
Reach1to1 Technologies Pvt. Ltd
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Ashutosh Bijoor
2002 A software development and consulting company focused on Search & Analytics using Lucene, Solr, Hadoop, HBase, MongoDB, and other Open Source technologies.
Scientel Information Technology, Inc.
Bingham Farms, Michigan
Norman Kutemperor
1977 A provider of big data, software, hardware, systems design/ development, big data analytics and e-Commerce solutions.
Trendwise Analytics
Bangalore, Karnataka
Mohan Kumar
Co-Founder & CEO
2011 A provider of end-to-end big data services and offerings including data management, data modeling & data analysis, consulting, project implementation, product development and staff augmentation for analytics resources.