OneOcean Unlocks Big Ocean Data with ClipCard™

  OneOcean Unlocks Big Ocean Data with ClipCard™

     New cloud-based software service to manage and exchange valuable but
                             hard-to-handle data

Business Wire

SEATTLE -- February 20, 2013

OneOcean Corporation (, a technology company devoted to
solving the ocean’s big data problem, today announced the beta release of
ClipCard™, its cloud-based innovation for managing, accessing and exchanging
marine geospatial data.

A ClipCard(tm) from OneOcean. ClipCard presents a rich abstract of big data in
a useful object that ...

A ClipCard(tm) from OneOcean. ClipCard presents a rich abstract of big data in
a useful object that can be viewed and shared anywhere. (Photo: Business Wire)

Ocean data can come in more than 100 file formats, reach terabytes in size,
and take a week to download. Users have limited tools for managing their own
holdings and even more limited means of exchanging huge files with others.
Because of the sheer magnitude of the data, valuable information remains
dormant behind firewalls or on shelves, much of it used only once and then

With ClipCard, it is now possible to instantly view and share key information
from big ocean data, anytime, anywhere, without the need to transfer the data

ClipCard presents a rich abstract of big data in a useful object that is
created anytime data is uploaded to the cloud. ClipCard is linked to its
source, but is only a fraction of the size, so it can be viewed and shared
anywhere. ClipCard helps users understand what big data contains, and gives
them the means to transfer the source data through the cloud when they need

OneOcean has partnered with, leveraging Amazon Web Services to
provide a robust global cloud storage and fulfillment infrastructure. With
Amazon’s industry-leading web services technology, OneOcean users have
multiple options for managing, accessing, and exchanging their data on every

“Data is growing exponentially in volume, velocity, and variety. The challenge
is putting it to work efficiently and effectively - getting it out of its
silos and into the hands of the people who need it,” said Ed Lazowska, Bill
and Melinda Gates Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University
of Washington. “OneOcean is working on a promising approach that could have a
major impact on how big data is managed and shared across industry, academia,
and government.”

“Looking at the size of this problem, we asked ourselves: how can we help?”
said Don Pickering, CEO of OneOcean. “ClipCard became our answer. It’s a
simple solution that has a lot of potential to change the way people get value
from their ocean data. We’re excited about the partners who have already
started working with OneOcean to leverage ClipCard with their technologies.”

With data plans starting as low as $25 per month for 50GB of data storage and
transfer, OneOcean offers an online service designed for easy use by anyone
with ocean data to manage.

For larger organizations, OneOcean offers enterprise-level plans scaling to
terabytes of data with a premium services support team ready to assist
corporations, universities and government institutions in their efforts to
manage and exchange current project data, as well as rediscover and reuse
shelved data.

Visit to learn more about OneOcean and put ClipCard to work

About OneOcean Corporation

Seattle’s OneOcean Corporation is changing the way big ocean data is managed,
accessed and exchanged across the globe. OneOcean has formed a unique team of
software technologists, geospatial engineers, and data experts to develop an
innovative service based in the cloud. ClipCard™ creates a rich abstract of
big data that can be viewed and shared anywhere. OneOcean is on a mission to
help government, industry, and researchers alike take command of their

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Press Contact:
Adam Ganz, 206-375-0614
Company Contact:
Ryan Cunningham, 877-876-9167 x714
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