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DataStax Helps Elementum Scale and Analyze Data for New Application 

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2017 -- DataStax, a leading provider of database software for cloud applications, today announced that Elementum, a cloud-based supply chain platform, will use DataStax Enterprise (DSE) to develop an innovative and intelligent platform that provides its customers with an in-depth look at every step within their supply chain.

With Fortune 500 customers that span the healthcare, food & beverage, industrial, consumer, retail, and technology sectors, Elementum’s business needs require a robust and highly adaptable platform. Elementum wanted to be able to roll out applications and services to all of their customers simultaneously, but were held back by the constraints of their database software. Elementum chose DSE as an integral part of their infrastructure to securely store and manipulate large amounts of data, solving a major challenge for their business.

“Our business is growing fast, and we needed a solution that wouldn’t just provide us with the right capabilities, but could also scale with us. Previously, our IT team was forced to reconfigure our infrastructure for every new business demand, causing our business to move slower than we wanted. DataStax Enterprise gives us the best of both worlds. DSE’s scalability and analytics capabilities provide us what we need to not only analyze every aspect of the supply chain, but also bring new innovations to market,” said Minh Chau, Head of Engineering, Elementum.

“Elementum is a fantastic example of a company leveraging the value of global data to transform the way countless industries run their operations. We are proud to partner with Elementum and are excited to see the impact DSE will have in helping them grow as a business,” said Karl Van den Bergh, CMO, DataStax.

About DataStax

It starts with a human desire, and when a universe of technology, devices and data aligns, it ends in a moment of fulfillment and insight. Billions of these moments occur each second around the globe. They are moments that can define an era, launch an innovation, and forever alter for the better how we relate to our environment. DataStax is the power behind the moment. Built on the unique architecture of Apache Cassandra™, DataStax Enterprise is the always-on data platform and has been battle-tested for the world’s most innovative, global applications.

With more than 500 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax provides data management to the world’s most innovative companies, such as Netflix, Safeway, ING, Adobe, Intuit and eBay. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., DataStax is backed by industry-leading investors including Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital, Premji Invest and Scale Venture Partners. For more information, visit DataStax.com/customers or follow us on @DataStax.

About Elementum

Imagine fumbling around in a dark room for your keys, but everything you knock over costs you $100 million dollars. That’s how the product economy runs today: an endless series of expensive stopgaps to compensate for operational uncertainty. Companies are forced to make huge bets based on blind guesswork, resulting in inefficient cash conversion and disappointed customers. That’s why Elementum is building the Product Graph — a digital representation of the global product economy to provide businesses with an enlightened perspective into their operations. An open, constantly growing ecosystem, the Graph shines light on the flow of over $500B worth of global commerce and seamlessly connects cross-enterprise operations, enabling companies to meet customers’ product needs with speed, efficiency, and integrity. Elementum is the engine that fuels businesses and empowers brands to delight customers. For more information, visit elementum.com or follow us @Elementum.


Source: DataStax

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