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Wednesday, 27 January 2016 16:00

Basho announces record growth

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Big data player Basho sees 50% growth and aims of further growth in 2016 with the new Riak TS NoSQL database aimed at the IoT market and a move into the retail market

Riak NoSQL database founders Basho has seen 50% growth in revenue and booking for its big data solution outpacing the 30-35% average growth in the NoSQL market. Speaking to CCi Emmanuel “Manu” Marchal Managing Director, EMEA said the growth was down to the solutions “operational simplicity,” and pointed to new potential growth from the businesses 1.1 version of Riak TS (Time Series) which will ride the tide of the “huge business opportunity,” provided by the internet of things.  

In October 2015, Basho launched a beta of Riak TS software – a variation of the businesses Riak KV  solution optimised for high data ingestion rates and time–based and location-based requests – and has started to ship the first fully supported version Riak TS 1.1 this year. Additionally the Basho and Cisco collaboration continues to develop with a new framework enabling Riak KV to run on the open-source resource manager Apache Mesos, enabling organisations to automate the building of data centre infrastructure beneath Riak KV instances.

Adam Wray, CEO and president of Basho Technologies. “Basho is coming off some of the strongest quarters in our history, driven by growing demand for our flexible, multi-model approach to data management. In 2016 we are off to an excellent start. We have signed some very significant customers, released Riak TS 1.1 and made moves to strengthen the Basho management team.”

Marchal also indicated that Basho would be looking at the current big data market and identifying new areas outside of Basho’s current gaming and telecoms markets including retail, which fitted well with Basho’s KV products.   New businesses signed up in the last quarter include; Mindbody, Concur, and Actual Experience.


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