DataStax

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DataStax is a company developing database software for cloud applications. It provides the ability to power cloud applications that require data distribution across data centers and clouds by using a platform built on Apache Cassandra. The company serves enterprises, government agencies, and systems integrators.

TypePrivate
Founded2010
HQSanta Clara, CA, US
Websitedatastax.com
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureA-

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)561(+5%)
Job Openings23
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at DataStax

Chet Kapoor

Chet Kapoor

CEO
Jonathan Ellis

Jonathan Ellis

CTO, Co-founder
Aaron Morton

Aaron Morton

Vice President of Engineering - AI Ops
Ed Anuff

Ed Anuff

Chief Product Officer
Mala Tejwani

Mala Tejwani

Business Development & Operations
Don Dixon

Don Dixon

Chief Financial Officer
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DataStax Office Locations

DataStax has offices in Santa Clara, Sydney, Paris, Berlin and in 3 other locations
Santa Clara, CA, US (HQ)
3975 Freedom Cir
Sydney, AU
5 Martin Pl
Paris, FR
33 Rue la Fayette
Chiyoda, JP
Shin-Marunouchi Building, 1-5-1 Marunouchi
Singapore, SG
5 Temasek Blvd
London, GB
5 New St Square, Holborn
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DataStax Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2010

DataStax total Funding

$190 m

DataStax latest funding size

$106 m

Time since last funding

7 years ago

DataStax investors

DataStax's latest funding round in September 2014 was reported to be $106 m. In total, DataStax has raised $190 m
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DataStax Operating Metrics

Apr, 2021

Patents (US)

13
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DataStax Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
The Last PickleMarch 03, 2020
DataStax Germany GmbH
DATASTAX NZ LIMITED
DATASTAX UK LTD.

DataStax Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

79/100

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DataStax Online and Social Media Presence

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DataStax Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A-

    76/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    67/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    89/100

  • Diversity

    B

    74/100

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DataStax News and Updates

DataStax targets data streaming market with Kesque acquisition

DataStax Inc. today said that it has acquired Kesque Inc., a startup with a data platform for powering real-time enterprise applications such as analytics and package tracking services. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. DataStax provides a commercial version of Apache Cassandra, one of the …

DataStax launches Kubernetes operator for open source Cassandra database

Today, DataStax, the commercial company behind the open source Apache Cassandra project, announced an open source Kubernetes operator developed by the company to run a cloud native version of the database. When Sam Ramji, chief strategy officer at DataStax, came over from Google last year, the first…

DataStax debuts Kubernetes operator to scale up Cassandra databases

Database company DataStax Inc. today announced the release of code for an Apache Cassandra Kubernetes operator it has developed, with a goal to help enterprises scale up their cloud-native databases. The company said the Cassandra Kubernetes operator is being made available for the whole of the Cas…

Datastax acquires The Last Pickle

Data management company Datastax, one of the largest contributors to the Apache Cassandra project, today announced that it has acquired The Last Pickle (and no, I don’t know what’s up with that name either), a New Zealand-based Cassandra consulting and services firm that’s behind a number of popular…

Former Google VP Chet Kapoor joins DataStax as CEO

Database company DataStax Inc. has a new chief executive officer today: former Google LLC Vice President Chet Kapoor. He replaces outgoing CEO Billy Bosworth, who will leave the company in a few weeks following a short transition period. Bosworth said in a blog post that DataStax began its search f…

DataStax Maps Out Constellation For Zettabyte-Wide Data Estates

DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth, says that organizations must now think about operating at a zettabyte level of data ingestion and management level as we look to run on cloud platforms over the years to come.
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DataStax Blogs

Protect Your Database in a Distributed World with IP Access List

Protect Your Database in a Distributed World with IP Access List katie June 22, 2021 3 minutes Security and governance are top priorities for enterprises that adopt cloud-first initiatives. DataStax Astra DB, the managed Cassandra database-as-a-service (DBaaS), can be a perfect complem…

Developer Newsletter: Four Reasons Why Apache Pulsar is Essential to the Modern Data Stack

Developer Newsletter: Four Reasons Why Apache Pulsar is Essential to the Modern Data Stack katie June 18, 2021 2 minutes Messaging has been on DataStax’s radar for several years. A significant motivator for this is the increasing popularity of microservices-based architectures. Briefly…

Simplify migrating from Kafka to Pulsar with Kafka Connect Support

Simplify migrating from Kafka to Pulsar with Kafka Connect Support katie June 17, 2021 7 minutes Large-scale implementations of any system, such as the event-streaming platform Apache Kafka, often involve customizations and tools and plugins developed in-house. When it’s time to transi…

Full Stream Ahead: Astra Streaming, Powered by Apache Pulsar, is Here!

Full Stream Ahead: Astra Streaming, Powered by Apache Pulsar, is Here! arlene June 15, 2021 4 minutes With a serverless architecture, multi-region geo replication, and Apache Cassandra’s legendary performance, DataStax Astra DB makes it easy for developers and enterprises to start smal…

Apache Pulsar Demonstrates Best-in-Class Cloud Native Price Performance

Apache Pulsar Demonstrates Best-in-Class Cloud Native Price Performance arlene June 11, 2021 3 minutes We are seeing increasing numbers of enterprise projects where data is produced, consumed, analyzed, and reacted to in real-time. In this way, the technology becomes aware of what’s go…

Data Observability, Customer-Led Growth, and Confidence with Barr Moses

Data Observability, Customer-Led Growth, and Confidence with Barr Moses audra June 10, 2021 Barr Moses discusses with Sam about bringing DevOps into Data Engineering, building a data startup, and letting joy guide your way to creating impact. Learn how being data-driven depends on syste…
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DataStax Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was DataStax founded?

    DataStax was founded in 2010.

  • Who are DataStax key executives?

    DataStax's key executives are Chet Kapoor, Jonathan Ellis and Aaron Morton.

  • How many employees does DataStax have?

    DataStax has 561 employees.

  • Who are DataStax competitors?

    Competitors of DataStax include Actian, SAP National Security Services and Redis Labs.

  • Where is DataStax headquarters?

    DataStax headquarters is located at 3975 Freedom Cir, Santa Clara.

  • Where are DataStax offices?

    DataStax has offices in Santa Clara, Sydney, Paris, Berlin and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does DataStax have?

    DataStax has 8 offices.