It’s hard to believe it’s only been six months since I joined DataSift as CEO and we launched the company in the U.S. Since then we’ve grown from just a handful of customers in the U.K. to more than 250 corporate customers in over 20 countries. The list includes some of the top social media monitoring companies, business intelligence and news organizations and a growing list of Fortune 500 companies. Given my six-month mark at the helm of the company, I thought I’d share not only a few of our milestones, but highlight the trends and demand we’re seeing in the market.

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DataSift, a provider of aggregated real-time social data feeds, has entered into a partnership with Endeca that will allow organizations to react to the “big data firehose” of social data. Organizations are demanding a way to understand how their customers react to them and their competitors in social media. To do that, they must aggregate external content in real-time, and then search and analyze it in relation to their own internal content. Endeca Latitude gives…

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We are very pleased to hear that one of our partners Klout has raised a substantial further round in financing. For those who have not heard of them before, Klout measures online influence, this is as important as the revolution that Google made in defining the pagerank for web pages. And just like Googles pagerank for every web page on internet Klout has a score for users on Twitter and Facebook. For us Klout was an…

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