Big Data Big Shots
Technology for managing and analyzing big data is one of fastest growing segments of the IT industry right now. And it's an area where innovative startups seem to have a competitive edge over the major IT vendors. What's more, the vendors on this list know the value of a good partnership and either have a serious commitment to the channel or plan to leverage it as they "cross the chasm" and go mainstream with their bleeding-edge technologies. Let's take a look at the hottest startups in the big data/business intelligence segment from the Emerging Vendors list for 2013.