SAN FRANCISCO, September 4, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Periscope Data, the world’s leading analytics platform for data professionals, has been named the winner of the 2018 SaaS Awards program in the category of “Best SaaS Product for Business Intelligence or Analytics.”
The Software-as-a-Service Awards accepts entries from around the world, including the U.S., Canada, Australia, Asia, the U.K. and EMEA. Hundreds of companies submitted in 2018 for the awards, which were narrowed down to a shortlist, including 13 companies in the BI and Analytics category. Periscope Data was chosen as the winner, ahead of companies including Looker and Domo.
“We’ve made tremendous strides this year on our mission to empower data professionals and help them answer their most advanced data questions,” said Harry Glaser, CEO and co-founder of Periscope Data. “This award is a great recognition of our continued success. It’s an honor just to be included among the short list of top analytics solutions, but to be named as a winner is a great demonstration of our dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction.”
“We are thrilled to announce the final winners from another very impressive shortlist,” said SaaS Awards organizer Larry Johnson. “With so many potential winners on the shortlist, we hope our choices have proven thought-provoking, offering a real showcase of the diversity of today’s SaaS offerings.”
This is the latest in a series of exciting developments for Periscope Data as it continues to expand its footprint in the analytics market. The company was also recognized this year among the Bay Area News Group’s 2018 Top Workplaces, the San Francisco Business Journal’s “2018 Best Places to Work” and Comparably's lists of the top companies for professional development, leadership team, female employees and diversity. Periscope Data was also recognized recently by leading analyst firm Forrester as one of the top analytics providers for healthcare and its customer support team was named by the Stevie Awards and the Customer Sales and Service World Awards as the “Customer Service Team of the Year.”
The company has rolled out a series of new innovations in 2018, including SQL, Python and R direct integration for complex statistical analysis, a new visual interface for business professionals with Data Discovery for Business, an integration with AWS SageMaker for machine learning workflows, an expanded partnership with Amazon Web Services to streamline data team workflows, Single-Sign On Support for Google Cloud and SOC 2 Type II Compliance to ensure data security.
For more information about working with Periscope Data and to learn more about its offerings for data professionals, visit https://www.periscopedata.com/. To learn more about the SaaS Awards and Cloud Awards, visit (https://www.cloud-awards.com/). The Cloud Awards is currently accepting submissions for a new 2018-19 program, continuing its recognition of excellence in cloud computing, with a deadline of Oct. 19, 2018.
About Periscope Data
Periscope Data builds software that turns data teams into superheroes. Its Unified Data Platform is the industry's first to address the complete analytics lifecycle, allowing data teams to ingest, store, analyze, visualize and report on data all from one connected platform. This empowers them to collaborate and drive faster insight while allowing businesses to foster a data-driven culture around a single source of truth. Periscope Data serves more than 1,000 customers globally, including Adobe, Crunchbase, EY, Flexport, New Relic, Rover and ZipRecruiter.
About the SaaS Awards & Cloud Awards
The SaaS Awards focuses on recognizing excellence and innovation in software solutions. The SaaS Awards is a sister program to the Cloud Awards, an international program which has been recognizing and honoring industry leaders, innovators and organizational transformation in cloud computing since 2011. The awards are open to large, small, established and start-up organizations from across the entire globe, with an aim to find and celebrate the pioneers who will shape the future of the Cloud. Finalists are selected by a judging panel of international industry experts. For more information about the Cloud Awards and SaaS Awards, please visit https://www.cloud-awards.com/.
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