eBuddy is a Web and Mobile messenger that uses Cassandra for user discovery service, user data service, and as a persistent session store.
What OnSIP provides is a business phone service to multi-size businesses and a suite of communication services as well; these services include instant messaging, presence, voice, video services almost exclusively based on SIP protocol, which is where our name comes from.
Outbrain helps people discover the most interesting, relevant and trusted content out there. We are the leading company for content discovery. Folks like CNN, Fox News, and lots of other premium publishers and companies trust us on thier sites. The company was founded in 2006 and we do somewhere around 90 billion recommendations on over 10 billion page views per month. Right now we reach ~86% of the online US population.
Onesto is a design and IT consulting company with a goal to make information technology do pleasurable things for people.
QAFE stands for “Qualogy Application Framework for the Enterprise”. QAFE allows you to recycle legacy applications, build applications from scratch and execute your mobile strategy to an anywhere, anyplace collaboration.
Finn is a classifieds website, Norway’s largest website in fact. We get 3.5 million visitors per week in a country of five million people. We deal with real estate, jobs, trading post (like ebay), vechicles, travel, and service, and we have a monopoly in most of those areas.
Lucid is a pioneer in the concept of bringing real-time energy and water use feedback to building managers and tenants via connected devices. Cassandra warehouses all of the energy, weather, profile and statistical data for their clients.
Chill is in the business of mobilizing communities for entertainment properties. They help filmmakers build and activate their audiences, and distribute their work for them. That involves selling, promoting, the whole nine yards.
Comcast has created its own messaging bus titled Comcast Message Bus. It’s a generic message queue - publish and subscribe infrastructure and they've implemented it based on a Cassandra backend. Comcast has a new setup box that is entirely cloud based, the X1, that allows you to run apps on it. One of those apps is a sporting app that allows you get more detailed background information in real-time about live sporting events. We use the Cassandra based message bus as a backend to the sporting app to send around notifications of live sporting events as they happen.
As Netflix moved into the cloud, we needed to find the appropriate mechanisms to persist and query data within our highly distributed infrastructure. Our goal is to build fast, fault tolerant systems at Internet scale. We realized that in order to achieve this goal, we needed to move beyond the constraints of the traditional relational model.
Ooyala built a scalable, flexible, real-time analytics engine using Cassandra.
BlueMountain Capital Management a hedge fund manager based in New York City. They do all sorts of trades, mostly in the credit space, and they've been utilizing Cassandra for our market data specifically; BlueMountain's trying to capture a lot of data from the markets in real time, and use that to inform our trade decisions.
Health Market Science, a provider data, software, and integration services supplier, provides healthcare companies with better results through high quality market intelligence, industry leading provider verification, and unparalleled data management. Our solutions and services range from pure data delivery to highly sophisticated end-to-end solutions that address business challenges in the area of data management, revenue leakage, and regulatory compliance. Health Market Science stores over 1.5 petabytes of information stored in Apache Cassandra!
Medidata Solutions chose Cassandra for their audit service so that platforms managing various aspects of trials can then report on any operation that matters: from a user logging in, to reports on data from a subject, to some key information about a subject that might have changed.
Instaclustr supplies managed Cassandra hosting in the cloud; they take care of running and managing your Cassandra cluster via the following services: deploying, scaling, monitoring, performance tuning, backup, and providing awesome support.
RightScale is a cloud management solution that uses Cassandra both for its internal operations as well as for enabling its customers to deploy either open source Cassandra clusters or DataStax Enterprise clusters on public and private clouds.
UbiEst is the Italian leading provider of location based services. UbiEst uses Cassandra as a data storage solution for time series data sent by GPS trackers.
Marketing and Advertising
Ampush is an ad technology company and Facebook Strategic Preferred Marketing Developer (sPMD). We help large-scale brands and direct response advertisers to achieve performance at scale using Facebook ads. We deliver great advertiser ROI with our fully managed solutions, powered by the AMP Marketing Platform, across mobile and desktop native advertising platforms. We have clients in the gaming, retail, travel, financial services, technology industries, and more. Some of the clients that we work include MasterCard, Rdio, HotelTonight, Kellogg’s, Warrior Dash, and Sojo Studios. We were founded in 2009 and we're based in San Francisco with offices in New York and Chicago.
Appssavvy uses Cassandra extensively in their activity based advertising platform, adtivity, to drive their activity ad delivery engine, event and engagement tracking, advanced reporting and analytics, and future Big Data needs including search.
Constant Contact’s Social Media feature uses Cassandra and helped them deploy the app in 3 months for $250k, compared to 9 months for $2.5 million if they used a traditional RDBMS.
Gnip serves as the most reliable source of social data to the world. That may sound ambitious, but from a practical perspective they front publishers such as Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, WordPress, and many more. Gnip takes the firehoses from those publishers and provides that data to our customers who want to leverage it for their business.
MarkedUp is a premium analytics solution for software developers, currently those who work on the Windows platform. We help them understand how their app is used everyday, we log crashes, but we also do things like provide data that helps them boost the trials of their software and ultimately the amount of software that they sell.
With the Mass Relevance Platform, you can source any social conversation or interaction that is happening in the world, and put it to use in your marketing and advertising. Discover the right content by sourcing data from keywords, specific user accounts, geo-locations, client apps and more.
Medialets is the rich media mobile platform for mobile and tablet advertising. We enable high value premium mobile advertising at scale. We work really hard to make advertising easier and faster for advertisers and agencies and work with all the premium publishers in the mobile community to deliver really great creative and large campaigns.
At nToklo, we are in the business of recommendations. We are essentially a recommendations engine. What we do is we store lots and lots of user behavior in Cassandra which we analyze in order to produce user-based forecasts, where we try to determine what the user is likely to do next.
Social Artisan has developed innovative technologies to improve and value media coverage across news, blogs and social media to increase lead generation and sales. Metric Alerts helps to prove the value of PR to your business, whereas Prophesay helps to optimise messages to maximise their social media impact and reach.
Videoplaza powers the video advertising businesses of broadcasters, publishers and ad networks, enabling IP-delivered video advertising revenues to be maximised.
Engine is an app and website developed to link together the data streams of your digital life and automate everyday tasks. Cassandra powers indexing of files and other data that is inserted and flows into the database when you sign onto the service.
Scandit provides mobile app developers with a very fast and user-friendly Barcode Scanner. In addition to the SDK, they also offer a Product API that lets you retrieve product information for more than 25 million UPCs (the UPC is the number encoded in a barcode, which is used to identify the product). They are currently powering millions of app installations.
Zonar provides electronic fleet inspection, tracking and operations solutions for public and private fleets. Zonar uses Cassandra because because of its ability to scale horizontally, its continuous availability and operational ease.
Gazzang provides data security solutions and expertise to help customers protect sensitive data in big data environments; their primary focus is data encryption and key management for data at rest in Cassandra.
Internet Identity make the Internet safe through collaboration, sharing, and new solutions based on better intelligence.
Tutao is developing Tutanota, the world's first secure mail application for communicating securely with anyone. This works without additional efforts, even if the recipient does not use our system.
V2i is a design and experimental testing company specializing in the field of structural dynamics. The company develops, uses and markets solutions for improving the design, mechanic strength and life of equipment and structures. V2i also offers a wide range of facilities and services for monitoring of production equipment.
Social Media and Networking
airpim is a cloud company that provide services B2B2C. The main product is "www.airpass.it" that is a mobile marketing solution. airpass is revolutionary in removing the physical hurdle (the plastic card) to implementing universally accessible, innovative customer discount programs. Taking advantage of the enormous potential of new technologies, our new "air card" operates "virtually" within a smartphone or a tablet. Our secret is easy: Invent a tool which is compatible with the devices people always carry with them. In addition to offering customers information on discounts, this "air card" is a medium for general contact and communication. So, you will always be in your customer's pocket. airpim patented "a general purpose technology to exchange information through cards"
Datadio is a social tool to help marketers make better decisions through data analysis and communicating in real-time.
Mate1 is an online dating website with social networking features.
SpotRight's GraphMassive product is the largest multi-network consumer social graph for data-driven and brand marketers. We've linked social interest and relationships to individual consumers at scale, currently three hundred million consumers with eight billion social connections. With all that data we provide valuable social insights for digital marketers including audiences and measurement based off those insights.
Cloudian is an S3 compatible cloud storage solution. Cloudian is ideal for enterprises and service providers looking to offer Amazon S3-compatible Storage as a Service (StaaS) and/or provide secondary storage systems for their cloud compute platforms, such as Citrix Cloud Platform, Apache CloudStack, or OpenStack.
You can think of Cloze as a noise-cancelling inbox for email and social. What Cloze does is figure out who’s most important to you. They analyze all of your past email history, of everyone you ever talked with, to figure out the most important people. They use that to then filter your social feeds and your email, so that you get a view of just what’s important and not all the other junk that comes through.
MyDrive Solutions were the first UK telematics provider to record driver behavioural data on a single second basis. As the UK telematics industry develops, more insurance companies are realising the importance of single second data logging in comparison to 30 second 'snapshot' methods.
Parse started out as a platform that focused on providing tools for a lot of mobile developers to focus on building the apps, rather than worrying about databases and handling servers. Since that initial goal, we've expanded to multiple platforms and we also now support some web products. To list some of the things we offer: a data store, an API for sending push notifications to the various platforms, wrappers for common social APIs, web hosting, file-hosting, custom server code and hooks, and now we also offer our analytics products.
Proofpoint actually has several products around email and spam filtering. Internally they wanted to track utilization of systems and find out what’s going on. So they're currently working on a project to monitor internal systems, to find out whether things are performing or not and that’s where they're starting to use KairosDB.
PROS is a Big Data software company with prescriptive analytics in their software that facilitates their customers to analyze their data and get the insights and guidance to optimize their pricing, sales, and revenue management.
SiQueries provides SaaS for data analysis and visualization for small to medium sized companies. SiQueries stores time series data in Cassandra at speeds of 10,000 writes a second.
ElasticInbox is an open source project which aims to change how the email storage is done.? Designed from group up to be distributed and easily scalable, relying on Cassandra for storing all message metadata.
Embedly provides tools for front-end developers to build richer content. Cassandra supports Embedly's API and Pro services, delivering hourly usage numbers and basic analytics to their customers.
Contrail Systems, a Juniper Networks company, is an Open Source network virtualization and network function virtualization platform.
Quandl is a search engine for numerical data. The platform offers access to millions of open and free financial, economic, and social datasets; indexed from hundreds of sources globally.
Reddit, the "Front Page of the Internet" uses Cassandra to manage user history and vote data.
Scoop.it uses Cassandra for monitoring live analytics as well as archiving that data: time series data fits perfectly into Cassandra's data model. We're also using the software for asynchronous analytics: after heavy computation in a Hadoop stack, job results are stored into Cassandra, which seamlessly handles short but high write throughput. Lastly, we're using it for our suggestion engine: we leverage Cassandra's bloom filters to keep track of the content that has been suggested and that which has not.
SHODAN is a search engine that lets you find specific computers (routers, servers, etc.) using a variety of filters. Some have also described it as a public port scan directory or a search engine of banners. Web search engines, such as Google and Bing, are great for finding websites. But what if you're interested in finding computers running a certain piece of software (such as Apache)? Or if you want to know which version of Microsoft IIS is the most popular? Or you want to see how many anonymous FTP servers there are? Maybe a new vulnerability came out and you want to see how many hosts it could infect? Traditional web search engines don't let you answer those questions.
SkillPages is a social utility that connects people with skills to the people who need them. Skillpages cover all skills – from software engineering to plumbers, babysitters to entertainers and everything in between. SkillPages now has over 7 million members from over 160 different countries and they're currently growing at a rate of one new member every 3 seconds! Best of all, registering your skills and finding skilled people is completely free.
Workware Systems produces intelligence collection and management systems, which sounds a little broad, but essentially they center on investigative case management and serve markets like government intelligence and law enforcement agencies, and other public organizations, as well as private enterprises.
InWorldz is a massive-scale 3D virtual world. It’s a very open-ended architecture where people can come in and sort of create their own games, create their own content, and sell virtual goods. InWorldz provides 3D spaces for people to use and they can come in and sort of use them in any way that they want.