Aster Data

  • Big Pay Day For Big Data. Teradata Buys Aster Data For $263 Million

    In the old days, big data used to be called data warehousing. But that was when corporations stored all their own data on their own servers. Today, it’s just called big data and it generally refers to the vast reaches of data in the cloud. Old big data is buying new big data today, as data warehousing powerhouse Teradata just announced it will be acquiring Aster Data Systems for… Read More

  • Aster Data Raises Another $30 Million To Help Manage Big Data

    Aster Data, a startup that helps companies manage and analyze vast quantities of data, has raised a $30 million Series C funding round from existing investors Sequoia Capital, JAFCO Ventures, Institutional Venture Partners, Cambrian Ventures, and David Cheriton — and an unnamed strategic investor. The company had previously raised a $17 million B round in February 2009, and a $5 million… Read More

  • Foursquare, Scribd, And Spotify To Be Dubbed 2011 Technology Pioneers At Davos

    The World Economic Forum has announced its list of 31 Technology Pioneers for 2011. The Technology Pioneers are its list of up-and-coming startups. Last year’s list included Twitter, Playfish, and Boston Power. The year before, Mint, Etsy, and Brightcove were named. Joining the pantheon this year are foursquare, Knewton, Layar, Scribd, and Spotify. However, greentech is equally strong… Read More