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November 28, 2015 11:05 PM ET


Company Overview of Actian Corporation

Company Overview

Actian Corporation operates as an enterprise-grade structured query language (SQL) analytics platform company. It provides Actian Analytics Platform, a platform that accelerates the analytics value chain from connecting to massive amounts of raw big data to delivering actionable business value. The company also offers Actian Vortex, an analytics platform in Hadoop; Actian Matrix, a MPP analytics database; Actian Vector, an SMP analytics database; Ingres, an enterprise-grade database management system; Versant, an enterprise object database for complex data; PSQL, a database management systems for packaged business applications; OpenROAD, a database-centric, object-oriented, and 4GL applicati...

500 Arguello Street

Suite 200

Redwood City, CA 94063

United States

Founded in 1980





Key Executives for Actian Corporation

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
Managing Director and Director
Age: 58
Senior Vice President of DMI Field Operations
Senior Vice President of Product Engineering
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Actian Corporation Key Developments

Accanto Systems Chooses Actian Corporation to Power its Intelligent Customer Experience Management Platform to Deliver 360-Degree View of Every Customer

Actian Corporation announced that Accanto Systems has selected the Actian Analytics Platform to power its well-known Intelligent Customer Experience Management (iCEM) offering. Organizations now want a 360-degree view of every customer and expect to be provided with real-time updates, offers and issue resolution, and they use analytics as a way to predict customer sentiment. Accanto and Actian now bring the power of analytics to communications service provider (CSP) business processes by delivering insights to improve customer experience on a per-subscriber, per service basis. In present mobile, cyber-social environment, consumers expect to receive instant, personalized services, and CSPs are eager to tailor and promote their service plans around consumer habits like live content streaming, video sharing, online gaming and more. Ovum Research reports that CSPs are increasingly turning to CEM platforms to meet these expectations and gain access to the sophisticated communications technology and real-time access to use big data analytics for their customers. Accanto’s iCEM platform combines Customer Experience Management, Business Analytics, Customer Driven Operations, and Network Analytics in a single enterprise-wide platform. It can analyze continuous data streams from multiple data sources and has modes for real-time analytics and historical trends analysis. Both modes have the power to ingest big data and analyze it quickly, making it possible for Accanto to target existing customers with relevant and timely upsell and cross-sell opportunities. The Actian Analytics Database - Vector has helped Accanto streamline its dataflow for end users and improve the performance of its analytics. Actian Vector removes performance bottlenecks found in relational databases to provide deeper insights, without the need for new hardware. In a changing landscape of analytics, where data volumes, variety and velocity have surpassed the abilities of traditional solutions, customers are often challenged to meet the needs of new business workloads with their existing solutions. The Actian Analytics Platform provides a future-proof roadmap to scale business intelligence and analytics workloads without the commercial or architectural challenges of traditional solutions. By unleashing the power of SQL to over 3.5 million skilled SQL users worldwide, Actian is providing the most robust elastic data preparation, SQL analytics and predictive analytics capabilities. Today, the Actian Analytics Platform is used by Accanto and thousands of other customers to get timely and accurate insights from their data.

Actian Appoints Kevin Edmiston as SVP of Worldwide Field Operations

Actian announced that Kevin Edmiston has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations. As Group Vice President, Enterprise Software Sales and Cloud Solutions, Eastern U.S. at Oracle, the company noted, Edmiston managed over $200 million in annual business and was responsible for year-over-year product growth in all categories at an average of 15%, expanded wallet-share within large enterprise accounts, and helped key customers transform their IT infrastructure. Edmiston will oversee the company’s sales function globally with the mandate to create new opportunities and grow existing business across the company's portfolio of products.

AIR Worldwide Selects Actian Corporation as Underlying Database for its Advanced Risk Modeling Analytics

Actian Corporation and AIR Worldwide are working together to deliver the next-generation of risk management analytics. AIR is using the Actian Analytics Platform as the foundation and underlying back-end database for AIR’s innovative catastrophe modeling platform, Touchstone®. The Actian platform will enable faster model run times and advanced data-driven analytics for better catastrophe risk management.

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