There is an increasingly popular saying that every business today is a data business. Indeed, nearly every business, regardless of size, strives to collect, manage and leverage data to gain competitive advantage, whether operationally or through the use of analytics technology. increasingly sophisticated data.
The problem is finding the right tools and processes to collect, process, integrate and manage all this data. The total amount of data created and replicated worldwide reached 64.2 zettabytes in 2020, according to market researcher IDC, and continues to grow at a CAGR of 23%. This means that the total “global datasphere” will reach 181 zettabytes in 2025.
To productively use the ever-increasing volumes of data that businesses and organizations grapple with today, they need advanced technologies to identify and unify siled data, manage and control data pipelines, prepare and transform data for analytics and machine learning tasks. , improve and maintain data quality, and govern and secure data against misuse.
As part of the Big Data 100 2022, CRN has compiled a list of data management and integration software vendors that solution providers should be aware of. They include established vendors like Informatica, Confluent, and Talend, as well as hot startups like Airbyte, Bigeye, and Syncari.
This week, CRN presents the Big Data 100 list in slideshows, organized by technology category, featuring vendors of business analytics software, database systems, data management and warehouse, big data systems and cloud platforms, and data science and machine learning tools. Another slideshow will highlight start-ups in each category.
Some providers market Big Data products covering several categories of technologies. They appear in the slideshow of the technology segment in which they are most important.