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DataSift :The Story So Far and Focus for the Future

DataSift, the company with an impressive BigData architecture, has raised another $7.2mil to accelerate the growth:

Maybe our biggest surprise to me is the breadth of use-cases that we’re seeing companies use our Social Data platform for. Social Media Monitoring and “Breaking News” are obvious applications that companies build.  But we’re seeing everything from Business Intelligence, Stock-Trading models, Public-health applications and social-TV guides being built with DataSift.  A big part of Nick’s vision has always been to democratize the social data market – opening it to both small and large companies. We are starting to see this play-out.

I don’t think anyone would contradict me when saying that these are just the tip of the iceberg when speaking about Big Data.

Original title and link: DataSift :The Story So Far and Focus for the Future (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)

via: http://blog.datasift.com/2012/05/02/datasift-adds-7-2m-the-story-so-far/