CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) --
The 11th Annual MIT
Sloan CIO Symposium today announced the ten finalists for its 2014 Innovation
Showcase. The selected companies have developed cutting edge
solutions that provide both strong value and innovation to enterprise
IT. The finalists will receive key exposure to many of the world’s most
creative and influential IT executives at the Symposium on May 21, 2014.
After careful consideration, the Innovation Showcase judges chose these
ten companies because they:
Have a B2B or B2C enterprise IT solution product in the market;
Are a start-up with less than $10 million in 2013 revenues or Series A
Are selling enterprise IT solutions to CIOs or corporate IT
Show innovation and/or strategic value and potential impact on the top
and/or bottom lines.
“We are thrilled to have received such a high number of qualified
Innovation Showcase submissions,” said David L. Verrill, Executive
Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and Co-chair of the
Innovation Showcase. “Each of the 10 finalists we have chosen represents
innovative technologies that have the potential to positively impact
growth, and help CIOs move their digital enterprises forward
The 10 finalists for 2014 are:
Switch Networks, Mountain View, CA
This Bare Metal Software
Defined Networking (SDN) company is at the forefront of the next
generation of networking technologies.
Semantics, Boston, MA
Cambridge Semantics’ award-winning Anzo
software makes data smarter, enabling next-generation integration,
search and analytics of structured and unstructured data.
Mountain View, CA
Predictive analytics for virtual datacenter
management so IT can pinpoint and pre-empt performance and capacity
problems and avoid datacenter disruption.
On Network Coding, Cambridge, MA
CodeOn is a MIT/Caltech
spinout with technology that dramatically improves the performance of
any products that store or transport data.
Cybereason's platform automatically uncovers
malicious operations (Malops™) and reconstructs them as a clear image
of a cyberattack in context.
New Haven, CT
Device42 provides unified inventory, energy, IP
management, application topology mappings, and password management for
physical, virtual and cloud data centers.
Technologies, Inc., Cambridge, MA
Luminoso is a text
analytics solution that allows businesses to quickly distill and
analyze large amounts of unstructured text.
Pneuron offers a platform that taps enterprise data,
applications and processes to deliver value in half the time and cost
of current approaches.
Inc., Cambridge, MA
Quant5 provides an easy-to-use and
affordable SaaS suite for businesses seeking powerful data science to
increase sales and optimize budgets.
A predictive analytics leader, RapidMiner is
redefining how business analysts use all kinds of data, including Big
Data, to predict the future.
The Innovation Showcase will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Kresge
courtyard tent on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at MIT, in Cambridge, MA. The
full agenda of the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is available at www.mitcio.com/agenda.
About the MIT Sloan CIO Symposium
The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is the premier global event for CIOs and
senior IT executives to become better business leaders. In one day, CIOs
and senior IT executives receive actionable information that enables
them to meet the challenges of today’s changing global economy. The
annual event offers a day of interactive learning and thought-provoking
discourse on the future of technology, business, and best practices that
is not available anywhere else. The MIT Sloan CIO Symposium is organized
and developed by a team from the MIT Sloan Boston Alumni Association and
the MIT Center for Digital Business. Visit www.mitcio.com
for more information and registration.
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