Tuesday, 23 September 2014
Press Release

DataSift Receives Ventana Research Business Technology Innovation Award

Company honored for innovation in 'social media' category

SAN FRANCISCO – September 23, 2014DataSift, the leading social data platform, announced today that it has received a Ventana Research Business Technology Innovation Award in the Social Media category. According to Ventana, the Awards "recognize pioneering vendors that contribute advancements in technology that drive change and increased value for organizations worldwide."

"DataSift has been at the forefront of harnessing value from social media, helping companies break through volumes of Big Data to find the exact information needed to positively impact their business," said Rob Bailey, CEO at DataSift. "We are happy to receive this honor from Ventana Research for Business Technology Innovation, and look forward to continuing to deliver on our vision of making social data more meaningful to our customers."

The DataSift vision is that all organizations will make the use of social data integral to their planning and decision-making processes. Members of organizations at all levels will have access to easy-to-use tools for capturing, analyzing and acting on real-time social data. For this to happen, social data needs to be easy to process and affordable to use.

The award will be presented to DataSift at the 2014 Ventana Research Summit on October 21, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California.

About DataSift

DataSift Inc. is the leading social data platform with more than 1,000 customers in 40+ countries. DataSift is driving a revolution in corporate decision-making by making it easy for applications to incorporate the use of real-time and historical social data intelligently and easily into data analysis. The DataSift platform enables companies to easily aggregate, filter and extract useful data from the billions of public social conversations on social networks, blogs, news and other web sources. DataSift has offices in San Francisco, New York, Canada, and Reading, U.K. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @datasift.

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