StrikeIron Announces Record Growth as the Need for Quality Business Data Increases in the Enterprise
Over 1000 customers drive three-fold growth in revenue over first three quarters of 2006
Research Triangle Park, NC. – October 2, 2007 – StrikeIron Inc., today announced it continues to experience record growth in the 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2007. As the first company to deliver Data as a Service (DaaS), StrikeIron provides business users, application developers and enterprise IT professionals with real-time access to the quality data needed for building applications, mashups, widgets, Web sites and SOA initiatives.
Since the beginning of 2007, the company has added more than 575 new customers, doubling its total customer base to over 1,000 and revenue grew 350% percent compared to the same period in 2006.
StrikeIron's innovative Web Services Marketplace provides a technology platform, micro-transaction management and a consistent interface across many XML-based Web services from multiple, diverse sources. StrikeIron delivers a broad reach of benefits across multiple audiences
StrikeIron Benefits Multiple Audiences
Business Users: providing fast, frictionless access to critical data needed to make informed decisions.
Enterprise IT Professionals: enabling the last mile of SOA through offering a platform to distribute, meter, track, report and measure internal/external Web services.
Application Developers: delivering easy access to a growling library of Web services enabling them to focus on innovation rather than infrastructure.
Data Partners: providing a channel to new markets and a new means of delivery of critical data.
Channel Partners: providing the valuable data needed to enhance existing applications.
"StrikeIron is experiencing an exceptional wave of success right now thanks to the ongoing adoption of SOA and Web 2.0 technologies across enterprises. The benefits of eliminating the infrastructure behind storing and maintaining data internally when it's available in real-time externally are enormous," said Bob Brauer, CEO and President of StrikeIron. "It's apparent that customers are responding positively to the new data services and data access products that StrikeIron is delivering and we're excited to build on this early success throughout 2007 and 2008."
StrikeIron is the leader in Data as a Service (DaaS), facilitating the consumption and distribution of live, integratable data and business functionality over the Web. The company's innovative Web Services Marketplace provides a technology platform, micro-transaction management and a consistent interface across many XML-based Web services from multiple, diverse sources. This allows business users, application developers and enterprise IT professionals to customize and integrate external data sources and additional external functionality into enterprise, Web, and composite applications. Currently, StrikeIron provides over 100 live data sources and business functions from organizations such as D&B, Zacks, MapQuest, Cdyne, Xignite, YP.com and IDExec.
StrikeIron also offers a set of products and tools to simplify and accelerate the consumption of data such as its SOA Express for Excel, enabling business users to access live data via front office applications. StrikeIron delivers value to over 1,000 customers and partners such as BEA, Delivery.com, IBM, Honda Europe, D&B, Time Warner, Siemens, Nike, Kenwood, and Exclusive Resorts.
For more information, visit www.strikeiron.com.