SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2013) - GoodData®, the leader in cloud business intelligence, today announced a significant increase in customer adoption in Q3 2013, doubling its Monthly Active Companies (MAC) to 40,000 and adding 10,000 new users, a 20 percent spike from last quarter. Notable new customers include: Bader Rutter, Collective Bias, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Deutsche Telekom, Greenphire, InsideView and Nuance.
"We are ushering in an era of SaaS transparency. It's time for companies to publish their monthly active users and prove adoption and engagement with their products. The number of monthly active companies on the GoodData platform clearly demonstrates our growth and success, which I'm incredibly proud of," said Roman Stanek, CEO and founder of GoodData.
35% Employee Growth + New CFO
To meet the unprecedented demand from customers, GoodData invested in the growth of its team of passionate employees to 273, a 35 percent year-over-year increase. In addition, the company hired technology and finance veteran Keith Adams as the company's new CFO. With over 30 years of diverse industry experience in raising equity and debt, driving profitability and scaling companies, Keith will define GoodData's operational excellence and expand the company globally.
GoodData Rebrands With Customer-Centric Focus
GoodData turned a vision for a seamless experience between its brand, products and company culture into reality in under 90 days. A new website and brand identity reflect the passion for data that employees, customers and the entire GoodData ecosystem all share. GoodData now stands out as the company that unites people with data in the business intelligence market.
With the new brand rollout, GoodData put the faces of its customers front and central, including the rollout of a new documentary-style video. The video features Hong Tsui, VP of Finance and Analytics for Switchfly, a global technology company that powers travel commerce and loyalty redemption solutions for some of the world's most recognizable brands across travel, loyalty, financial services and ecommerce. As Hong explains, "Data used to divide people, but now I believe data has the power to bring people together -- and that's exciting."
GoodData made several enhancements to its platform as part of its agile development methodology, including its XAE (eXtensible Analytics Engine), Data Loading Console and a host of data discovery features such as chart sorting, geomap pins, Net Promoter scores and dashboard filters.
The company also announced the GoodData Sales Analytics App is now available in the newly launched Oracle Cloud Marketplace.
GoodData is the only cloud-based business intelligence platform that enables more than 20,000 global companies to unlock the power of their data, get fast answers to business-critical questions, easily integrate, analyze, visualize and share data, and build a culture of innovation. GoodData is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Fidelity Growth Partners, General Catalyst Partners, Next World Capital, Tenaya Capital, TOTVS SA, and Windcrest Partners. For more information, read our blog, visit our website and follow @gooddata on Twitter.
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