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Glassbeam Introduces Next Generation Platform for Machine Data Analytics

Glassbeam SCALAR, a New Cloud-Based Platform, Organizes and Analyzes Multi-Structured Machine Data, Providing Business Intelligence Around the Internet of Things

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/21/13 -- Glassbeam, Inc., the machine data analytics company, today announced Glassbeam SCALAR, a next generation cloud-based platform for organizing and analyzing complex machine data. The company also introduced Glassbeam Explorer, a cloud application that provides search and explore capabilities to the core platform, and Glassbeam Studio, a visual development tool to map unstructured logs for analytics and prediction.

The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of an ever-growing number of connected devices, which generate vast amounts of data complex in variety, volume and velocity. Product manufacturers across data-intensive industries -- such as storage, wireless, networking and medical devices -- are struggling to make sense of all this data and turn it into proactive business intelligence.

Glassbeam solutions are designed to bring structure and meaning to data from any connected device. With its core analytics platform, Glassbeam goes beyond traditional log management and data mining tools, and beyond operational intelligence to unlock the value of 'true device' data for actionable product, customer and business intelligence.

Glassbeam SCALAR is the next generation platform for machine data analytics.
Glassbeam SCALAR is a fast, secure and scalable platform for machine data analytics -- a hyper scale cloud-based platform designed to organize and analyze unstructured and multi-structured machine data.

Glassbeam SCALAR is powered by a parallel asynchronous engine, which leverages the company's domain-specific language to describe the structure, meaning and relationships of unstructured data. Leveraging a stack of open source Big Data components including Cassandra and Solr, Glassbeam SCALAR is built for scale and speed to handle complex log bundles and analyze terabytes of data.

Glassbeam applications and tools extend the core platform to search and analyze machine log data.
Glassbeam also delivers a set of standard applications, dashboards and tools to extend the power of the Glassbeam SCALAR platform. These include Glassbeam Analytics, Glassbeam Health Check, the new Glassbeam Explorer application and new Glassbeam Studio visual development tool announced today:

  • NEW Glassbeam Explorer is a cloud-based search and log management application that enables users to find, explore, analyze and visualize logs, and other textual data. Users can manage and integrate complex, multi-format data from various sources to isolate and troubleshoot issues, compare and correlate data to tie events to changes, and create a central repository of device and customer logs for compliance and audit purposes.

  • NEW Glassbeam Studio is a visual development tool that uses advanced ETL and semantics to map unstructured logs to structured data for deeper analytics. Glassbeam Studio will enable developers for the first time to generate data mapping and meta data definitions inside the core platform, leveraging Glassbeam's proprietary domain-specific language for increased productivity and customized application development.

Glassbeam's patent-pending technology is enabling customers to reduce costs, increase revenues, accelerate product time to market, and improve customer satisfaction and retention. Glassbeam customers and partners include Fortune 500 companies and enterprises across a variety of markets including storage, wireless, networking and medical devices.

Supporting Quotes
"Glassbeam continues to innovate in machine data analytics. In today's Big Data reality, Glassbeam addresses one of the key issues around unstructured data, which is how to translate complex machine data into something structured and meaningful. With its core platform and applications, Glassbeam is well positioned to meet the growing demand for real time, multi-structured data analytics."
- Krishna Roy, research analyst, 451 Research

"Aruba Networks leverages machine data from thousands of systems in the field, and the Glassbeam platform has enabled us to quickly extract valuable business insights from these logs. We use the Glassbeam apps to obtain product and customer intelligence that allows us to proactively understand, support and manage our installed base and adopt a data-driven approach to business decision making."
- Ash Chowdappa, VP of product management, Aruba Networks

"Our solutions are already deployed and trusted by some of the world's largest Fortune 500 companies. There is more to log analysis than IT logs and operational intelligence, and our ultra scalable platform takes the next step to unlocking the value of machine data -- product and customer intelligence for the entire enterprise. We are proudly at the forefront of machine data analytics for the next era and the Internet of Things."
- Puneet Pandit, CEO, Glassbeam

Availability and Pricing
Glassbeam SCALAR and Glassbeam Explorer will be available Nov. 1. Glassbeam Studio is available in beta. The company's cloud-based applications including Glassbeam Analytics and Glassbeam Health Check are available now, as well as custom-developed applications. Pricing is upon request. For more information contact [email protected].


About Glassbeam
Glassbeam is the machine data analytics company. Bringing structure and meaning to data from any connected device, Glassbeam provides actionable intelligence around the Internet of Things. Glassbeam's next generation cloud-based analytics platform is designed to organize and analyze multi-structured data, delivering powerful product and customer intelligence for companies including IBM, HDS, Aruba Networks and Meru Networks. For more information, visit

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