DataSift and Datameer Launch New Partnership Offering Social Analytics Solution ‘DataSift Insights’

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At the current O’Reilly Strata Summit in New York, DataSift launches DataSift Insights powered by Datameer.

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DataSift Insights is revolutionary in its combination of comprehensive social media data feeds from Twitter and other sources and its powerful analytics capabilities provided by the embedded Datameer Analytics Solution.

DataSift, the real-time data filtering platform has selected Datameer, a provider of end user analytics solutions to power a new social media analytics offering on the DataSift platform called ‘DataSift Insights’. DataSift Insights will enable users to perform powerful analytics and data visualizations, using a wide variety of data inputs without the need for advanced technical support. DataSift Insight will largely be designed for the use of business intelligence applications and the purposes of data analysts.

This solution will sit directly on top of the DataSift platform and filter the entire Twitter real-time feed, as well as other sources. DataSift Insights’ analytics will also be enriched by the high level of data fidelity that the DataSift platform produces, and the breadth of its added augmentations including social influence measurement, sentiment and geo-location analysis, trending and full fidelity link analysis. DataSift delivers enriched data that paired with a sophisticated analytics partner such as Datameer, yields deep and valuable insight into global data output and behavior.

'DataSift is excited to be partnering with Datameer to provide the analytics engine for our new solution DataSift Insights. DataSift Insights is revolutionary in its combination of comprehensive social media data feeds from Twitter and other sources, and its powerful analytics capabilities provided by the embedded Datameer Analytics Solution’ commented Nick Halstead, CEO of DataSift. ‘DataSift and Datameer share a bold vision for the future of real-time social media data analytics, and we look forward to driving innovation with Datameer.'

Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer, said of the partnership, ‘We are pleased to have DataSift as both a customer and a partner, as they apply Datameer’s powerful analytics capabilities against their massive volumes of social media and other data. Datameer’s ability to quickly provide sophisticated yet easy-to-use Hadoop-based analytics to DataSift’s users means data analysts can gain incredible insights into market and customer sentiment and trends.’

Further information is available at the Strata Summit from the 19th until the 23rd of September 2011 in New York City, where DataSift and Datameer will both be attendees, and will be demonstrating the enhancements to both parties’ services through this partnership and new application launch.

About DataSift
DataSift is a powerful real-time social media data-filtering platform. One of only two licensed re-syndicators of Twitter data globally, DataSift provides 100% of the real time Twitter stream with all the social metadata, including enriched augmentations such as geo-location, social influence and sentiment analysis all in one place, delivered through API and extensive analytics partnerships. DataSift is a self-service platform with a flexible pricing scale that makes data accessible at any level, from the needs of a single developer to a large enterprise. DataSift was born on previous successes with TweetMeme, the company responsible for the green re-tweet button, which currently serves over 9 billion buttons per month across over 200,000 sites including Yahoo!, Sky and Wired amongst many others. DataSift is a product of a legacy of expertise in building social media tools and platforms. With offices in Europe and the US, DataSift is a global brand aiming to democratize data.

About Datameer
Datameer offers the first data analytics solutions built on Hadoop that helps business users access, analyze and use massive amounts of data. Founded by Hadoop veterans in 2009, the company’s breakthrough product, Datameer Analytics Solution (DAS), provides unparalleled access to data with minimal IT resources. DAS scales to 4,000 servers and petabytes of data and is available for all major Hadoop distributions including Apache, Cloudera, EMC, IBM, MapR, Yahoo! and Amazon. Datameer is based in San Mateo, California.


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