Government Big Data Forum 2014
2014 Details
March 19, 2014
7:00am - 4:00pm

Renaissance Hotel
999 9th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

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Fourth Annual Government Big Data Forum

Premium Sponsors
Carahsoft Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, resellers, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.
HumanGeo HumanGeo
Platinum Sponsor
EMC Isilon EMC Isilon is the global leader in scale-out storage. At Isilon, we are challenging government agencies to think differently about their storage, because when they do, they recognize there is a better, simpler way. The Isilon scale-out storage platform is a powerful, yet simple way to manage data and applications, enabling agencies to expect much more from their storage. Unlike traditional shared storage solutions, Isilon stays simple no matter how much storage capacity is added, how much performance is required, or how mission needs change in the future. Security is more than an afterthought and is built into Isilon technology infrastructure, allowing wide use in classified networks throughout the government. Visit
Gold Sponsors
Cloudera Cloudera is revolutionizing enterprise data management with the first unified Platform for Big Data: The Enterprise Data Hub. Cloudera offers enterprises one place to store, process, and analyze all their data, empowering them to extend the value of existing investments while enabling fundamental new ways to derive value from their data.
IBM Federal IBM Federal Big Data solutions enable agencies to expand existing applications to internet scale able to process petabytes of data, and create completely new applications unfeasible until now. Missions as diverse as Insider Threat and Sentiment Analysis to Benefit Integrity and Condition Based Maintenance can leverage the industry's fastest growing and most comprehensive portfolio of Big Data technologies capturing data in motion at great velocity across multiple feeds, formats and inputs, or data at rest, thus improving operational insight and the speed to which intelligence is provided to the field for maximum situational awareness.
MarkLogic For more than a decade, MarkLogic has delivered a powerful, agile, and trusted Enterprise NoSQL database platform that enables organizations to turn all data into valuable and actionable information. Organizations around the world rely on MarkLogic's enterprise-grade technology to power the new generation of information applications. MarkLogic is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Washington D.C., New York, London, Frankfurt, Utrecht, and Tokyo. For more information, please visit
MongoDB MongoDB (from humongous) is reinventing data management and powering big data as the leading NoSQL database. Designed for how we build and run applications today, it empowers organizations to be more agile and scalable. MongoDB enables new types of applications, better customer experience, faster time to mission, and lower costs. MongoDB has customers in the world's largest government bodies, including the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and a diverse set of civilian agencies in areas from healthcare to finance to energy.
SAP SAP is setting a new standard for innovation and performance in the public sector with integrated solutions that apply database technology, business analytics, applications, cloud computing and mobility to solve the public sector's toughest challenges. Whether they are managing core government functions or delivering mission-critical operations, SAP's integrated solutions help public sector leaders make better decisions, achieve superior financial and operational results, reduce costs, replace outdated processes with next generation programs, and empower customers and employees to connect on premise, in the cloud or on a mobile device. SAP brings intelligent ideas to the public sector with integrated solutions that deliver results.
Splunk Inc. Splunk Inc. provides the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence. Splunk® software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. More than 6,400 enterprises, government agencies, universities and service providers in over 90 countries use Splunk software to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce cost. Splunk products include Splunk® Enterprise, Splunk Cloud™, Splunk Storm®, Hunk™: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and premium Splunk Apps. To learn more, please visit
Silver Sponsors
Adobe Adobe revolutionizes how agencies engage with ideas and information, transforming and extending government services to provide a richer, more productive, and trusted experience with constituents, agency personnel, and the military. Carahsoft supports an extensive ecosystem of resellers and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies optimize constituent-facing applications while automating back-end processes with Adobe.
Arista Networks Arista Networks was founded to deliver software defined cloud networking solutions for large data center and computing environments. Arista's award-winning 10/40/100 GbE switches redefine scalability, robustness, and price-performance, with over 2000 customers and more than one million cloud networking ports being deployed worldwide. At the core of Arista's platform is EOS, the world's most advanced network operating system.
CDS Federal Services CDS Federal Services is the dedicated government division of Complete Discovery Source, the leader in Data Discovery. We utilize advanced technology, Big Data Analytics, and a secure, highly scalable infrastructure to support the data initiatives of Federal and State agencies. Our data discovery platform, Nytrix CIY, combined with Nytrix Analytics™, turns raw, heterogeneous data sets into actionable knowledge-allowing you to analyze information with unprecedented control and capabilities-tackling the Big Data challenges of high volume, velocity, and variety-all in one platform. Everything we do is about providing you with actionable knowledge and peace of mind.
Ciena Ciena is the network specialist that collaborates with customers worldwide to unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the way they perform and compete. Ciena leverages its deep expertise in packet and optical networking and distributed software automation to deliver solutions in alignment with OPn, its approach for building open next-generation networks. Ciena enables a high-scale, programmable infrastructure that can be controlled and adapted by network-level applications, and provide open interfaces to coordinate computing, storage and network resources in a unified, virtualized environment.
Clockwork Clockwork is a global leader of predictive analytics solutions for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) that improves availability and reduces maintenance and repair parts costs of capital intensive assets. With over 50 customers, the company provides cutting edge solutions that analyze asset data, provide performance visibility to each phase of an asset's life cycle, resulting in increased availability, improved utilization, and billions worth of cost savings and profitability. For more information visit
Dataguise Dataguise is the leading provider of data privacy protection and compliance intelligence for sensitive data assets stored in both Big Data and traditional repositories. Dataguise's comprehensive and centrally managed solutions allow government agencies to maintain a 360 degree view of their sensitive data, evaluate their compliance exposure risks, and enforce the most appropriate remediation policies, whether the data is stored on premises or in the cloud.
Datawatch Corporation Datawatch Corporation provides visual data discovery software that optimizes any data - regardless of its variety, volume, or velocity - delivering next generation analytics to reveal valuable insights for improving business. Its unique ability to integrate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports, PDF files and EDI streams with real-time streaming data into visually rich analytic applications allow users to dynamically discover key factors that impact any operational aspect of their business. This ability to perform visual discovery against any data sets Datawatch apart in the big data and visualization markets. Organizations of every size, worldwide use Datawatch, including 99 of the Fortune 100. For more information, visit
FactSet FactSet helps the world's best investment professionals outperform. For 35 years, financial professionals have relied on FactSet's streamlined solutions and unmatched client support to get their jobs done, better. FactSet's global datasets, powerful analytics, and comprehensive data feeds let users stay ahead of market trends, access extensive company and industry intelligence, and monitor performance of their equity and fixed income portfolios in the office or on the go. Headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut, FactSet conducts operations with over 6,000 employees in 28 global office locations. Learn more at, and follow us on Twitter:
Optensity Optensity's flagship product, AppSymphony, is a self-service Big Data tool for research analysts and data scientists to easily build applications which run in private and public clouds. It unleashes the power of the cloud and Hadoop for new and existing algorithms. AppSymphony can make use of the investment in existing tools and analytics by easily integrating them to Big Data and creating a virtualized Enterprise Data Hub at the application level. AppSymphony creates new analytics and map-reduce jobs in the cloud without coding. It executes analytics at the data and across hybrid clouds including streaming data, grid data, and UAV data.
Flex Analytics Flex Analytics was formed in Jan 2007 to deliver analytical technologies that help government and industry produce value-added information and actionable intelligence. Through our various industry and government partnerships, we reach thousands of users helping them rapidly integrate the right analytics to find the right content at the right time in order to increase productivity, accuracy and detailed analysis, with many fewer human resources and in much less time. The technology products and solutions that Flex Analytics provides to its customers help them Find, Analyze and Act on unstructured content.
Platfora Platfora's mission is to empower customers to transform their businesses into fact-based enterprises. The company's Big Data Analytics software platform masks the complexity of Hadoop and transforms the volumes and variety of Big Data in Hadoop into hard facts, enabling business users to directly manipulate and capitalize on all of the data at their disposal - regardless of type or source.
Qbase Qbase, LLC is a worldwide provider of innovative decision support technologies and information technology professional services that support the mission-critical operations of our clients. With its MetaCarta line of products, Qbase delivers an industry-leading geo-technology platform that combines geosearch and geotagging capabilities to enable data and unstructured content to be "location-aware" and geographically relevant.
Recorded Future Recorded Future is a web intelligence platform used by analyst teams to anticipate risks and capitalize on opportunities. Unlike network analytics that rely solely on machine data, our patented Temporal Analytics™ Engine mines threat intelligence from the entire open web. Recorded Future continuously surfaces trend signals and leading indicators by harvesting hundreds of thousands of web sources across multiple, crucial languages. Analysts can ask-and-answer questions, understand trends and patterns, and better foresee what lies ahead.
Symantec Symantec is the global leader in security, backup, and availability solutions. Our innovative products and services protect information in any environment - from the smallest mobile device, to the enterprise data center, to cloud-based systems. Our industry-leading expertise in protecting data, identities, and interactions gives our customers confidence in a connected world.
Thetus Thetus Savanna is a multi-source analysis platform that delivers modeling, analysis, visualization, and production results to accelerate decision-making. Savanna builds on existing investments and programs to offer an integrated environment for researchers, analysts, modelers, planners, and decision-makers. With Savanna, users benefit from a customizable environment in which you can quickly place discoveries in a meaningful context, perform analysis, author findings and develop knowledge assets all in one place. As an open, flexible solution, Savanna fits into existing infrastructures and provides easy access to information from many sources.

2014 Sponsors
  • Premier Sponsors
  • Carahsoft
  • HumanGeo
  • Platinum Sponsors
  • EMC
  • Gold Sponsors
  • Cloudera
  • IBM Federal
  • MarkLogic
  • MongoDB
  • SAP
  • Splunk
  • Silver Sponsors
  • Adobe
  • Arista
  • CDS
  • Ciena
  • Clockwork
  • Dataguise
  • Datawatch
  • FactSet
  • Optensity
  • piXlogic
  • Qbase
  • Platfora
  • Recorded Future
  • Symantec
  • Thetus