Attivio Named A Leader in Big Data Text Analytics Platforms by Independent Research Firm

Recognized for focus on breaking barriers between structured and unstructured data, search and BI.

NEWTON, Mass., May 9, 2016 – Attivio, the Data Dexterity Company, today announced that Forrester Research has named Attivio a leader in its report, The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Text Analytics Platforms, Q2 2016. Forrester assessed the strengths and weaknesses of each of the evaluated vendors.

“After examining past research, user need assessments, and vendor and expert interviews, we develop the initial evaluation criteria.  To evaluate the vendors and their products against our set of criteria, we gather details of product qualifications through a combination of lab evaluations, questionnaires, demos, and/or discussions with client references.  We send evaluations to the vendors for their review, and we adjust the evaluations to provide the most accurate view of vendor offerings and strategies,” the report outlined.

In its vendor profile description, Forrester stated, “Attivio’s architecture – an inverted index database management system (DBMS) – makes it agnostic to the data type it indexes (structured or unstructured),” the report said.  “While earlier generation enterprise search platforms did a fine job at finding data (but not analyzing it), and business intelligence (BI) platforms helped with analyzing the data (but not finding it in the first place), Attivio combines the best of both worlds. Attivio can also turn parts of that index into relational structures and plug into other popular data visualization tools for more advanced data visualization and analysis. ”

“Attivio breaks down silos by unifying all types of information – structured, semi-structured, and unstructured – to provide a 360 degree view of the business,” said Stephen Baker, CEO of Attivio. “Recognition by Forrester as a Leader in Big Data Text Analytics is a great accomplishment.  We believe it underscores our ability to provide our clients with the right information so they can take decisive action with confidence.  Optimized for enterprise-scale deployment – ensuring reliability, performance, and tight security – Attivio is the platform for data innovation for market-leaders such as Cisco, UBS, National Instruments, ThermoFisher, and Intralinks.

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About Attivio

Attivio, the Data Dexterity Company, provides software that empowers its customers to get their hands on the right data and to work with it to quickly get it to the point of informing decisions.  At Attivio, we believe that there is tremendous untapped value in enterprise information ecosystems.  Many of the world's leading brands rely on us to gain immediate visibility into all of their information, not just the data sitting in known databases. Our data obsession means that our customers don't just manage their data; they achieve true Data Dexterity to crush deadlines, transform productivity, achieve global impact, and act with certainty. For more information, please visit

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