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Aster Data Systems  Acquired by Teradata (2011 $ 263,000,000 )

999 Skyway Road, Suite 100
San Carlos, CA 94070

Website Company Summary Management Team

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) David Kellogg (MarkLogic CEO) Douglas M Leone (Sequoia Capital Managing Partner) Joseph Horowitz (Icon Ventures Managing General Partner) Anand Rajaraman (Cambrian Ventures Founding Partner)
Advisory board: Benjamin A Horowitz (a16z) Hector Garcia-Molina (Stanford University Professor) Rajeev Motwani (Stanford University Advisor Emeritus) Steve Harrick (Institutional Venture Partners) David R Cheriton (Stanford University) Armando Fox (Reliable Adaptive Distributed Systems Laboratory co-Founder) Stephen B Reade (MetaGlobal Group CEO/Chairman)

Business description: Aster Data is a proven leader in big data management and big data analysis for data-driven applications. Aster Data’s nCluster is the first MPP data warehouse architecture that allows applications to be fully embedded within the database engine to enable ultra-fast, deep analysis of massive data sets. Aster Data's unique “applications-within™” approach allows application logic to exist and execute with the data itself. Termed a “Data-Analytics Server”, Aster Data’s solution effectively utilizes Aster Data’s patent-pending SQL-MapReduce together with parallelized data processing and applications to address the big data challenge. Companies using Aster Data include Coremetrics, MySpace, comScore, Akamai, Full Tilt Poker, and ShareThis.
Customers include: acernoAggregate KnowledgeEnquisite Invite MediaLinkedInMintMobclix MySpaceShareThisTelefónica;  Full Tilt Poker
Partners include: AppNexus Business ObjectsCloudera CognosDell HPInformatica JasperSoft LunexaMantisMicroStrategy NexGen Storage OraclePentaho RetailNext SenseClouderaTableau Software ;  Acxius Strategic Consulting ;  Carahsoft ;  Ibex Tech;  InfoSTEP;  Primary Impact;  SAS ;  XCELLOR

Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2010   Feb 2009
Capital raised: 57.0M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Teradata (2011 $ 263,000,000 )

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Record updated: Mar 2011
Sector: Software
Year Founded: 2005
Headcount: 101-150 as of Apr 2010
Rounds: 3
Recent Fundings: Sep 2010   Feb 2009
Capital Raised: 57.0M
Last Round: 30.0M
Ownership: Acquired by Teradata (2011 $ 263,000,000 )