Standout Data Technology Innovators Honored in 5th Annual Data Breakthrough Awards Program

Prestigious International Awards Program Recognizes Outstanding Data Technology Products and Companies

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Data Breakthrough, an independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and solutions in the global data technology market, today announced the winners of the organization’s fifth annual awards program, showcasing technologies and companies that drive innovation and exemplify the best in data technology solutions across the globe.

The annual Data Breakthrough Awards is the premier awards program founded to recognize the data technology innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the world in a range of categories, including DataOps, Data Analytics, Data Management, Data Storage and many more. The 5th annual Data Breakthrough Award program attracted thousands of nominations from across the globe.

“As we complete ½ a decade of evaluating the world’s most innovative data technologies, it’s evident that digital innovation and most notably, artificial intelligence (AI), have done more than just grow – they have revolutionized the way we approach technology and business,” said Steve Johansson, Managing Director, Data Breakthrough. “In the last decade, global data volumes have climbed by over 1200%, soaring from 9 to 120 zettabytes. Our annual program aims to recognize the global innovators that are unlocking the true power of this data, converting data into strategic assets, and we’re thrilled to recognize our 2024 Data Breakthrough Award winners that are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in data technology.”

The Data Breakthrough Awards program evaluates global nominations from companies representing a comprehensive set of data technology specialties within the larger fields of data science, analytics, AI and more with the winning products and companies selected based on a variety of criteria, including most innovative and technologically advanced solutions and services.

The 2024 Data Breakthrough Award winners include:

Data Management
Data Management Solution of the Year: WalkMe
Data Catalog Solution of the Year: ZE PowerGroup, ZEMA™
Database Modeling Solution of the Year: SqlDBM
Data Virtualization Solution of the Year: CData
Data Processing Solution of the Year: Expanso
Data Monitoring Solution of the Year: Saturam, Qualdo™
Data Management Innovation of the Year: WEKA

Data Analytics
Cross Infrastructure Analytics Solution of the Year: BMC Software, BMC Helix AIOps
Data Analytics Solution of the Year: Dremio
Overall Data Analytics Platform of the Year: Alteryx
Overall Data Analytics Company of the Year: Treasure Data

Compute & Infrastructure
In-Memory Solution of the Year: Aerospike
Graph DBS Solution of the Year: TigerGraph
Cloud EDW Solution of the Year: Hydrolix
Data Transformation Solution of the Year: Liqid

Data Integration and Warehousing
Data Integration Solution of the Year: Actian, Actian Data Platform
Data Warehouse Solution of the Year: Indegene
Data Warehouse Solution Provider of the Year: BridgeFT

Data Storage
Flash Storage Solution of the Year: Pliops, Pliops Extreme Data Processor (XDP)
Object Storage Solution of the Year: MinIO
Data Backup Solution of the Year: ExaGrid, ExaGrid Tiered Backup Storage
Data Storage Innovation of the Year: Hammerspace, Hyperscale NAS
Overall Data Storage Solution of the Year: Lightbits Labs

Industry Applications
Data Solution of the Year – Marketing: Digital Element
Data Solution of the Year – Sales: collective[i]
Data Solution of the Year – Retail: Birdzi
Data Solution of the Year – Healthcare: Code Focus
Data Solution of the Year – Finance: Provenir
Data Solution of the Year – Transportation: Bosch
Data Solution of the Year – Human Resources: Aisera

Industry Leadership
Customer Data Platform of the Year: Infocepts
Best Use of Artificial Intelligence: Red Hat, Red Hat OpenShift AI
Data-as-a-Service Company of the Year: Bright Data
Data Technology Startup of the Year: illumex
Data Technology CEO of the Year: Sam Gutmann, Own Company
Data Intelligence Platform of the Year: Azira
Overall Data Science Solution of the Year: iCIMS, iCIMS Insights
Overall Data Tech Innovation of the Year: Parsec Automation Corp, TrakSYS
Overall Data Tech Company of the Year: VAST Data

About Data Breakthrough
Part of Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for technology innovation and leadership, the Data Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in data technologies, services, companies and products. The Data Breakthrough Awards program provides a forum for public recognition around the achievements of data companies and solutions in categories including data analytics, management, infrastructure and hardware, storage, Business Intelligence and more. For more information visit

Tech Breakthrough LLC does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in our recognition programs, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with award designations. Tech Breakthrough LLC recognition consists of the opinions of the Tech Breakthrough LLC organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Tech Breakthrough LLC disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this recognition program, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.


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