PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cask (, the company that makes building and deploying big data solutions easy, announced today that Big Data Quarterly magazine has included the company in its third annual “Big Data 50”, a special list that salutes the top companies in big data management and analysis today. From industry veterans, to new vendors disrupting the status quo, this list recognizes forward-thinking companies that are revolutionizing the ways businesses can derive value from their data. All 50 companies are highlighted in the September edition of Big Data Quarterly magazine and on

“At Cask, we have been working closely with our customers, our partners and our community to make the management and analysis of big data easier, letting users focus on insights and applications rather than on mundane infrastructure and integration challenges”, said Max Herrmann, Chief Marketing Officer at Cask. “Big data has changed a lot in recent years, exposing companies to a rapidly increasing diversity of data, technologies and operating environments, while Cask has been laser-focused on taking as much of the big data pain and plumbing away from users as possible. We are honored to be included in the Big Data Quarterly “Big Data 50” list.”

“Today, more than ever, businesses rely on data to deliver a competitive edge. The urgency to compete on analytics has spread across industries, fueled by the need for greater efficiency, agility and innovation,” remarked Thomas Hogan, Group Publisher at Database Trends and Applications. “This list seeks to highlight those companies that are really driving innovation and serve as a guide to businesses navigating the rapidly changing big data landscape.”

The “Big Data 50” is compiled annually by the editorial staff at Big Data Quarterly. This year’s selections can be viewed here.

About Cask
Cask makes building and running big data solutions on-premises or in the cloud easy with Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP), the first unified integration platform for big data. CDAP reduces the time to production for data lakes and data applications by 80%, empowering the business to make better decisions faster. Cask customers and partners include AT&T, AWS, Cloudera, Ericsson, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Salesforce, Tableau and Thomson Reuters, among others. For more information, visit the Cask website at and follow @caskdata.

Max Herrmann