Today, at the Strata Conference in Santa Clara, Calpont Corporation announced that it is changing its name to InfiniDB, Inc., and that it has raised another $7.5M in funding.
So “What’s in a name?” you ask? For InfiniDB, a lot, actually.
Since its introduction in 2010, the InfiniDB database has delivered exceptional scaling and speed, and is a market leader for price for performance for real-time Big Data analytics. With this name change and latest round of funding, as well as the management changes we announced last fall, we’re sending a message to our community and to the market that we are “all in” when it comes to making InfiniDB the world’s best, high performance, Big Data analytics platform. We are investing aggressively across Sales, Marketing, and Engineering to extend our reach into the Hadoop ecosystem and to ensure that our users continue to get the best value for their investment. As well, we’re forging new partnerships and working with customers and our community to provide solutions to the world’s biggest, Big data analytics problems.