Cirro develops a next-generation data federation system for analytic data services. The cloud-based software offers a way to access, explore and analyze large volumes of data of different types on heterogeneous platforms using standard SQL. Users can even analyze data in Excel using the company's Analyst for Excel tool.
Earlier this year the company said it would support EMC's Pivotal HD distribution of the Hadoop big data platform. The San Juan Capistrano, Calif., company, headed up by CEO Mark Theissen, was founded in 2010.