The Coolest Big Data Systems And Platform Companies Of The 2021 Big Data 100
Part 2 of CRN’s Big Data 100 includes a look at the vendors solution providers should know in the systems and platforms space.
Top Executive: CEO Frank Slootman
Snowflake launched in 2012 as a cloud data warehouse service provider but has since expanded its vision to become a data cloud company providing a range of data warehouse, data lake, data engineering, data science, data sharing and data application services. The platform’s data sharing capabilities also underly Snowflake’s data marketplace.
Snowflake, based in San Mateo, Calif., went public in September 2020 in an impressive IPO that put the company’s initial market cap at more than $70 billion. For its fiscal 2021 ended Jan. 31, 2021, Snowflake reported revenue of $592.0 million, up 124 percent from $264.7 million one year earlier.