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BARC’s The Data Management Survey24: Why Exasol is a Top Choice for Data Management

The results of the annual BARC Data Management Survey gives businesses valuable insight into the most effective data management tools on the market. And here at Exasol, we’re thrilled to be top ranked in the Cloud Data Warehousing and Analytical Database Products peer groups because these results confirm what many of our customers know – that our database is a leading solution when compared to the competition. Read on to see how we stack up against the rest and then download the full Exasol highlights BARC report for more details.

What is the BARC’s The Data Management Survey 24?

BARC (Business Application Research Centre), is a leading European analyst firm for business software, with particular strengths in analytics, business intelligence (BI), and data management.

The Data Management Survey is an annual study conducted by BARC which is designed to evaluate a range of data management and analysis tools and provide meaningful statistical comparisons between them. With a proven methodology, this independent survey offers an in-depth comparison of some of the main providers on the market, giving consumers the information they need to invest in the perfect data management toolset.

This year, 960 people were surveyed on their opinions across 21 data management products from 16 different vendors including Exasol and other notable industry players such as Snowflake and Google BigQuery. Those opinions were then used to produce meaningful comparisons of all the competing products and provide valuable insight into market trends.

Some of the main KPIs the report measured include:

  • Project Success
  • Performance
  • Platform Reliability
  • Functional Coverage
  • Connectivity
  • Extensibility
  • Technical Foundation
  • Functionality

The report also provides a detailed analysis of each vendor’s products so that businesses can make the best, most informed decision when it comes to their data management needs.

How Did Exasol Perform?

Echoing the results of the last four years, we continued our stellar track record and came out on top for Performance, Implementer Support, and Platform Reliability, when compared to our peers in the Cloud Data Warehousing and Analytical Database products groups. 95% of all users surveyed rated Exasol’s performance as “excellent” or “good”, and 91% rated Exasol’s reliability as either “excellent” or “good”. Those are pretty impressive scores when compared to the average for other data management tools, which received satisfaction scores of just 75%, 74% and 79 respectively.

The scores are a testament to the tireless work of the Exasol team to create a truly outstanding product that offers the fastest possible insights at an efficient cost to totally transform our clients’ businesses. Indeed, customer feedback included such high praise such as:

“…excellent performance with no administrative effort required”, and

“…the introduction of Exasol was the best decision of the decade”.

Top for Performance, Reliability and Customer Support

One of Exasol’s key strengths as proven by the report, is our dedication to consistent, high-quality performance: something that’s crucial when your business needs a reliable, trustworthy provider to handle and process vast volumes of data on a daily basis. Our tools and solutions can handle terabytes of data quickly, giving you the insights, you need in near real time.

The report also proved that User Experience is another one of our key strengths – defined by Ease of Use, Deployment, Operations and Adaptability. Our tool received top marks and ranked above the average in both Implementer Support and Vendor Support, cementing our position as a leader in the world of User Experience. Exasol has been defined by experts as a “true partner to their [customers’] business – one that understands the need to drive business value without unnecessary, hidden costs”.

These accomplishments demonstrate beyond a doubt that our customers can enjoy a high-quality analytics experience.

How to Use BARC’s The Data Management Survey 24

Choosing the right data management solution is critical for enterprises who want a competitive advantage. A good toolset will provide insights on accurate data, fast, putting you in a prime position to drive growth, make smart, informed decisions that benefit your business and stay ahead of the competition.

That’s why The Data Management Survey 24 is such a valuable resource – it offers an opportunity to break down the key providers according to their strengths and provides critical insights into the key features of the top data management products on the market. This means that you can choose the right tool based on the needs of your business and ensure that you’re investing in the best option. For example, if you’re on the hunt for fast analysis, top performance, and market-leading reliability, Exasol should be your top choice.

With the data and stats from the report at your fingertips, you’ll be in the perfect position to make informed decisions and build a solution that works for you.

Find Out More

The stats highlighted above are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the findings in the BARC report. Make sure to check out the full version and discover more insights into customer preferences for their data management solutions. Discover why global companies like T-Mobile, Revolut, and Allianz have chosen Exasol to implement winning data management strategies.

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