SOURCE: Kinetica


May 03, 2017 11:00 ET

Kinetica Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2017 American Business Awards(SM)

Kinetica recognized in the Best Product of the Year - Software - Data Visualization Technology Category

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - May 3, 2017) -   Kinetica, provider of the fastest, in-memory analytics database accelerated by GPUs, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Best Product of the Year - Software - Data Visualization Technology category in The 15th Annual American Business Awards.

More than 3,600 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. Kinetica was nominated in the Best Product of the Year category for Data Visualization software.

"The newest release of Kinetica's GPU-accelerated database features advances in visualization, performance and high availability for enterprise-grade stability and security. Kinetica empowers organizations to perform a wide range of use cases in real time with real time visualization, including sentiment analysis, anomaly and fraud prevention, resource allocation on the fly, terrorist and other national security threat tracking, energy generation optimization, inventory tracking and customer engagement improvements," said Amit Vij, CEO and cofounder, Kinetica. "Due to the rise in Internet of Things, there's a firehose of data streaming from every channel, device, and human interaction with a tremendous potential to act on that data. Kinetica's database addresses this new paradigm by using NVIDIA GPUs, merging the query needs of the traditional relational database developer with the scalability demands of the modern IoT-centric enterprise. We are delighted to be recognized with this prestigious award."

More than 190 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners. Some of the comments about Kinetica, include:

  • "It's impressive how powerful Kinetica's GPU-based technology is at mapping large, geo-spatial datasets, thereby enhancing clients' visibility and reliability in operations."
  • "Data visualization is both an art and science. The work here has both in evidence."
  • "Great GPU-accelerated database for real-time analysis of large and streaming datasets. Certainly an up and coming player in the Data Visualization area."

"Each year the judges find the quality and variety of the nominations to be greater than the year before. The 2017 competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2017 Stevie winners are available at

About Kinetica
Kinetica is a GPU-accelerated, in-memory analytics database that delivers truly real-time response to queries on large, complex and streaming data sets: 100x faster performance at 1/10 of the hardware of traditional databases. Kinetica's fully distributed architecture and simplified data structures lead to more predictable scale out on industry-standard hardware. In-database analytics via user-defined functions (UDFs) open the way for converged AI and BI workloads accelerated by GPUs. Kinetica comes with native geospatial and visualization pipeline for interactive location-based analytics. Organizations use Kinetica to simultaneously ingest, explore, analyze and visualize data within milliseconds to make critical decisions and find efficiencies, lower cost, generate new revenue, and improve customer experience. Learn more at

About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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