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The CTOvision Disruptive IT List: Firms we believe all enterprise technologists should be tracking

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The CTOvision.com Disruptive IT List is our assessment of the technology firms with the greatest potential for virtuous disruption of enterprise IT.

Our goal is to provide enterprise CTOs with advanced notice of firms they should be evaluating now for use in transforming their technology base. We believe the firms here meet a threshold of significance that warrants special attention.

 

The CTOvision.com Disruptive IT List includes:

 

10gen: Production support for MongoDB

10gen’s comprehensive range of services enable you to get the most out of commercial-grade deployments of MongoDB. 10gen develops MongoDB, and offers production support, … [Read More...]

Actifio: Radically Simple

Actifio solutions are deployed in physical, virtual or hybrid IT environments in enterprise IT organizationsacross all vertical markets and in managed or cloud service … [Read More...]

ActivIdentity: Smarter Credential Management

ActivIdentity Corporation operates as a global company in authentication and credential management, providing solutions to confidently establish a person’s identity … [Read More...]

Appthority: The Authority in App Security

ENTERPRISE Appthority’s primary customers are enterprises and businesses concerned with the risk of mobile apps. Appthority provides best-in-class App Reputation, by … [Read More...]

Apptio: Technology Business Management Software

Apptio’s On-Demand Technology Business Management Software Apptio’s on-demand Technology Business Management (TBM) software is a comprehensive solution that enables …[Read More...]

Attivio: Insight That Matters

Comprehensive knowledge is critical to the success of your enterprise, but the information that decisions and processes depend on is created and stored in many formats … [Read More...]

Bromium: Virtualization and Cloud Security

The virtualization and cloud security company has closed a $9.2 million series A round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners and Lightspeed Venture … [Read More...]

Carbon Black: Providing Elemental Insight

Carbon Black is the first ‘security camera’ for your computer. By logging binary execution, file system modifications, Registry modifications and new network connections … [Read More...]

Cataphora: Putting a Face on Big Data

What motivates your employees? What concerns them? How does this differ from person to person, or group to group? How does this change with time? How do your people … [Read More...]

Catbird’s vSecurity

While virtualization offers many benefits to enterprise such as lower costs and greater flexibility, it also creates new challenges. One of the greatest concerns with … [Read More...]

Centripetal Networks: Trusted Internet

Centripetal is bringing to market advanced network hardware and software products to implement trusted networks. We believe current cyber security methods and techniques …[Read More...]

CipherCloud: Building Trust in the Cloud

CipherCloud eliminates data privacy, data sovereignty, security, and regulatory compliance concerns, and accelerates cloud adoption. Our solution is well appreciated … [Read More...]

Clearstory: Self-driven Big Data

ClearStory Data is focused on enabling self-driven big data exploration. ClearStory Data is making it easy for business users to gather and explore big, diverse, … [Read More...]

Cleversafe: Limitless Data Storage

Cleversafe is a company making dramatic improvements to how enterprises leverage their data. Their software solutions enable dispersed storage networks that provide … [Read More...]

Cloudera: Extract Benefit From All Your Data

Cloudera offers enterprises a powerful new data platform built on the popular Apache Hadoop open-source software package. We enhance the storage and processing … [Read More...]

Couchbase: The NoSQL Database Leader

Couchbase is the NoSQL database market share leader, with production deployments at AOL,Deutsche Post, NTT Docomo, Salesforce.com, Starbucks, Turner Broadcasting Systems, …[Read More...]

Cumulogic: Redefining Platform as a Service (PaaS)

CumuLogic is redefining Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) to include a complete platform for running applications in the cloud – not just developing applications, but … [Read More...]

Datameer: Changing the Big Data Landscape

Datameer is the first and only end-user focused analytics application for Hadoop. It provides four key elements: Wizard-based data integration of structured and … [Read More...]

DataStax: Solutions for Apache Cassandra

DataStax Enterprise is tailor made to manage Big Data. DataStax Enterprise’s built-for-scale architecture – based on Apache Cassandra – enables it to handle huge … [Read More...]

Digital Reasoning: Automated Understanding for Big Data

Synthesys is the flagship product from Digital Reasoning that delivers Automated Understanding for Big Data. Enterprise and Government customers are awash with too much … [Read More...]

Discovix: Turning Chaos into Cases

Discovix, Inc. provides peta-byte scale Curiosity Engines which accelerate human intuition to computer speed. Human Intuition is a vital part of pattern recognition. In … [Read More...]

Drawn To Scale: The Database for Real-Time Big Data

Spire combines the reliability and scale of HBase with the flexibility of a conventional SQL database. Every aspect of Spire is built to be distributed, so that neither … [Read More...]

Fixmo: The Mobile Risk Management Company

Fixmo Inc. is the Mobile Risk Management (MRM) company that enables government agencies and enterprises to identify, mitigate and manage the risks associated with the … [Read More...]

ForgeRock Open Platform

ForgeRock is the global open source vendor behind the I3 Open Platform. ForgeRock identity-oriented middleware powers solutions for thousands of the world’s largest … [Read More...]

Github: Social Coding

GitHub helps people build better software, together. Powerful collaboration, review, and code management for open source and private development projects. GitHub is … [Read More...]

Invincea Browser Protection

Invincea™ Browser Protection shields your network from the largest attack surface for breach by seamlessly moving desktop web browsers into a controlled virtual … [Read More...]

Ixreveal: Next Generation Advanced Analytics

Founded in 2000, Ixreveal, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida that provides next generation text analytics. The company holds … [Read More...]

JackBe: Enabling analysts from the enterprise

Enterprise grade mashups for real-time insight and decision-making. Rapidly and securely combine previously unconnected information in new ways without complexities, … [Read More...]

Kapow: The Application Integration Company

Your company’s success depends on scaling your business with automation, rather than simply spending more. Kapow Software’s innovative Application Integration … [Read More...]

MarkLogic Powers Mission-Critical Big Data Applications Around the World

MarkLogic is a 21st century technology for 21st century challenges. Traditional relational databases were built for another era and organizations are seeking alternatives … [Read More...]

Mocana: Securing the Internet of Things

Mocana secures the “Internet of Things” – the 20 billion non-PC devices that are increasingly connecting to networks across every sector of our economy including … [Read More...]

NerVve Technologies: High Speed Automated Video Analytics

NerVve massively accelerates the review of huge stores of video and FMV (including aerial, street-level, UGS, CCTV styles and more), working with the analyst to find … [Read More...]

Nicira Virtualizes the Network

Virtualization and cloud are the most significant transformations in IT in over 30 years, since client-server superseded the mainframe as the primary computing platform … [Read More...]

Okta: On-Demand Identity Management for All Your Web Applications

Okta is an on-demand identity and access management service that enables enterprises to accelerate the secure adoption of their web applications, both in the cloud and … [Read More...]

Pindrop Security: The Phone Fraud Experts

Pindrop Security has developed a breakthrough caller-ID product that helps detect, report and mitigate phone fraud. We have developed a patent-pending solution that can … [Read More...]

Platfora: Clarity From Big Data

THE CURRENT GENERATION OF TECHNOLOGIES BREAKS AT THIS SCALE.Today’s business intelligence products are designed for the datasets of the 1990s, and IT organizations are …[Read More...]

Rap Genius: Knowledge on Knowledge

Crowd-sourced annotation of all texts. Rap Genius is your guide to the meaning of rap lyrics You can listen to songs, read their lyrics, and click the lines that … [Read More...]

Recorded Future: Unlock the Predictive Power of the Web

Government and defense organizations are under increasing pressure to forecast future events, and while no one has a magic crystal ball, Recorded Future provides … [Read More...]

SafeNet: The Data Protection Company

SafeNet persistently protects your organization – from idea to action – by engineering solutions that adapt as your business evolves, giving you the confidence and … [Read More...]

Saratoga Data Systems: Move data incredibly fast over any network

Saratoga Data Systems focuses on solving the problems associated with extreme data volumes. The Saratoga Optimization Platform provides businesses with the ability to … [Read More...]

Sitscape: Award-Winning Situational Software

Today’s businesses are facing the growing pains of overwhelming information that is scattered across various disparate systems and business units. Knowledge workers and … [Read More...]

Solera: Network Security Analytics

We live in an era where the defensive capabilities of traditional security tools have been eclipsed by the capabilities of modern attackers. Major breaches are … [Read More...]

Splunk: Make Your Machine Data Accessible, Useful, and Valuable

Your data contains a definitive record of your user transactions, customer behavior, machine behavior and fraudulent activity, information that is essential for managing, … [Read More...]

Terracotta: Snap in solutions for application scale and speed

Terracotta is a silicon valley firm with incredible capabilities centered around enhancing computer system performance. Terracotta is the company behind some of the most … [Read More...]

Thetus: A simple, intuitive approach to complex analysis

The Savanna solution takes the geo-cultural and spatio-temporal analysis workspace to the next level with a powerful set of analysis tools and innovative interfaces that … [Read More...]

Tidemark: Rethinking analytic applications

Tidemark thinks that it’s time to rethink analytic applications. It’s time for self-reliant applications for every user, not more meaningless reports that no one … [Read More...]

Tom Sawyer Software: Advanced Visualization and Analysis

Tom Sawyer Software products are used to build and deploy sophisticated data visualization and social network analysis applications. Backed by twenty years of pioneering … [Read More...]

Treeminer: The Vertical Data Mining Company

Treeminer offers state of the art vertical data mining classification solutions with significant scalability and accuracy benefits over existing classification … [Read More...]

Triumfant: A New Approach to IT Security

Triumfant provides a revolutionary alternative to traditional endpoint security products through one-of-a-kind software that detects and remediates malwarewithout … [Read More...]

WayIn: Which Side Are YOU On?

Wayin is a new mobile engagement service developed by Scott McNealy, founder of Sun Microsystems. Utilizing the free Wayin app on their mobile devices, users post images … [Read More...]

 

For additional information about this list including our methodology see: About the Disruptive IT List.

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