Enterprise Applications: 10 Hot Data, Web Analytics Companies That You Should Know

By Chris Preimesberger  |  Posted 2012-04-23 Print this article Print


Live Web analytics and customer engagement services: Woopra is a Web analytics and customer engagement service offered by Woopra Inc. that offers detailed individual visitor data within milliseconds and gives users the tools to analyze and measure that data in real time. It tracks 200,000 Websites, 15 billion actions per month and over half a million visitors per minute. Woopra gives its users the ability to automatically and manually interact with and engage individual visitors in addition to the more traditional analytics functions.
The application of new-generation analytics to collected business data, especially when involving the large workloads that are becoming standard in data centers, is becoming a prime-time conversation. Savvy line-of-business people know that wringing good information and advice out of various streams of business data can show patterns that can help predict the future-and if you have an idea of what the future holds, you have a huge competitive advantage and stand to improve profit margins. Thanks to powerful multicore processors, the tech industry now has the computing power to process more data; with improved storage, the security and capacity at reasonable cost to protect it; and with new-gen networking, the bandwidth to move it efficiently from one place to another. Now, the market has incredibly fast analytics software and services to go with all the above. Here, eWEEK showcases 10 significant new players in this burgeoning space.
Chris Preimesberger Chris Preimesberger was named Editor-in-Chief of Features & Analysis at eWEEK in November 2011. Previously he served eWEEK as Senior Writer, covering a range of IT sectors that include data center systems, cloud computing, storage, virtualization, green IT, e-discovery and IT governance. His blog, Storage Station, is considered a go-to information source. Chris won a national Folio Award for magazine writing in November 2011 for a cover story on Salesforce.com and CEO-founder Marc Benioff, and he has served as a judge for the SIIA Codie Awards since 2005. In previous IT journalism, Chris was a founding editor of both IT Manager's Journal and DevX.com and was managing editor of Software Development magazine. His diverse resume also includes: sportswriter for the Los Angeles Daily News, covering NCAA and NBA basketball, television critic for the Palo Alto Times Tribune, and Sports Information Director at Stanford University. He has served as a correspondent for The Associated Press, covering Stanford and NCAA tournament basketball, since 1983. He has covered a number of major events, including the 1984 Democratic National Convention, a Presidential press conference at the White House in 1993, the Emmy Awards (three times), two Rose Bowls, the Fiesta Bowl, several NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, a Formula One Grand Prix auto race, a heavyweight boxing championship bout (Ali vs. Spinks, 1978), and the 1985 Super Bowl. A 1975 graduate of Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif., Chris has won more than a dozen regional and national awards for his work. He and his wife, Rebecca, have four children and reside in Redwood City, Calif.Follow on Twitter: editingwhiz

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