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Ahana Responds to Growing Demand for its SaaS for Presto on AWS with Appointment of Chief Revenue Officer

Ahana Responds to Growing Demand for its SaaS for Presto on AWS with Appointment of Chief Revenue Officer

January 11, 2022

With over 20 years of enterprise experience, Andy brings expertise in developing significant direct and indirect routes to market across both pre and post sales organizations.

Ahana Cofounders Make Data Predictions for 2022

Ahana Cofounders Make Data Predictions for 2022

January 5, 2022

Ahana’s Cofounder and Chief Product Officer, Dipti Borkar, and Cofounder and Chief Executive Officer, Steven Mih predict major developments in cloud, data analytics, databases and data warehousing in 2022.

Ahana and Presto Praised for Technology Innovation and Leadership in Open Source, Big Data and Data Analytics with Recent Industry Awards

Ahana and Presto Praised for Technology Innovation and Leadership in Open Source, Big Data and Data Analytics with Recent Industry Awards

December 15, 2021

Ahana, the only SaaS for Presto, today announced the addition of many new industry accolades in 2H 2021. Presto, originally created by Meta (Facebook) who open sourced and donated the project to Linux Foundation’s Presto Foundation, is the SQL query engine for the data lake. Ahana Cloud for Presto is the only SaaS for Presto on AWS, a cloud-native managed service that gives customers complete control and visibility of Presto clusters and their data. 

Ahana Cloud for Presto Delivers Deep Integration with AWS Lake Formation Through Participation in Launch Program

Ahana Cloud for Presto Delivers Deep Integration with AWS Lake Formation Through Participation in Launch Program

December 9, 2021

Ahana, the only SaaS for Presto, today announced Ahana Cloud for Presto’s deep integration with AWS Lake Formation, an Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) service that makes it easy to set up a secure data lake, manage security, and provide self-service access to data with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3).

Ahana Joins Leading Members of the Presto® Community at PrestoCon as Platinum Sponsor, Will Share Use Cases and Technology Innovations

Ahana Joins Leading Members of the Presto® Community at PrestoCon as Platinum Sponsor, Will Share Use Cases and Technology Innovations

December 1, 2021

Ahana, the only SaaS for Presto, announced today their participation at PrestoCon, a day dedicated to the open source Presto project taking place on Thursday, December 9, 2021.

Ahana Achieves AWS Data & Analytics ISV Competency Status

Ahana Achieves AWS Data & Analytics ISV Competency Status

November 10, 2021

Ahana, the Presto company, today announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Data & Analytics ISV Competency status.

Ahana Cofounder Will Present Session At Next Gen Big Data Platforms Meetup hosted by LinkedIn About Open Data Lake Analytics

Ahana Cofounder Will Present Session At Next Gen Big Data Platforms Meetup hosted by LinkedIn About Open Data Lake Analytics

November 2, 2021

Ahana Cofounder and Chief Product Officer Dipti Borkar will present a session at Next Gen Big Data Platforms Meetup hosted by LinkedIn about open data lake analytics.

Ahana Cofounder Will Co-lead Session At OSPOCon 2021 About Presto SQL Query Engine

Ahana Cofounder Will Co-lead Session At OSPOCon 2021 About Presto SQL Query Engine

September 21, 2021

San Mateo, Calif. – September 21, 2021 — Ahana, the Presto company, today announced that its Cofounder and Chief Product Officer Dipti Borkar will co-lead a session with Facebook Software … Continue reading Ahana Cofounder Will Co-lead Session At OSPOCon 2021 About Presto SQL Query Engine

Ahana Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program to Expand Access to Its Presto Managed Service for Fast SQL on Amazon S3 Data Lakes

Ahana Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program to Expand Access to Its Presto Managed Service for Fast SQL on Amazon S3 Data Lakes

September 14, 2021

Ahana also selected into the invite-only AWS Global Startup Program San Mateo, Calif. – September 14, 2021 — Ahana, the Presto company, today announced it has been accepted into the … Continue reading Ahana Joins AWS ISV Accelerate Program to Expand Access to Its Presto Managed Service for Fast SQL on Amazon S3 Data Lakes

Presto Company Ahana Raises $20M Series A Led By Third Point Ventures To Redefine Open Data Lake Analytics

Presto Company Ahana Raises $20M Series A Led By Third Point Ventures To Redefine Open Data Lake Analytics

August 3, 2021

Funding comes on heels of major momentum in customer and community adoption for Presto San Mateo, Calif. – August 3, 2021 — Ahana, the Presto company, today announced it has … Continue reading Presto Company Ahana Raises $20M Series A Led By Third Point Ventures To Redefine Open Data Lake Analytics

Ahana Demonstrates Major Momentum in Customer and Community Adoption for Presto 1H 2021

Ahana Demonstrates Major Momentum in Customer and Community Adoption for Presto 1H 2021

June 24, 2021

The Presto company also shows significant product momentum with numerous accolades and industry recognition  San Mateo, Calif. – June 24, 2021 — Ahana, the Presto company, today announced major momentum … Continue reading Ahana Demonstrates Major Momentum in Customer and Community Adoption for Presto 1H 2021

CRN® Recognizes Ahana on Its 2021 Big Data 100 List As One of The Coolest Business Analytics Companies

CRN® Recognizes Ahana on Its 2021 Big Data 100 List As One of The Coolest Business Analytics Companies

May 5, 2021

Ahana also named to CRN’s 10 Hot Big Data Companies You Should Watch in 2021 list San Mateo, Calif. – May 5, 2021 — Ahana, the self-service analytics company for … Continue reading CRN® Recognizes Ahana on Its 2021 Big Data 100 List As One of The Coolest Business Analytics Companies

Ahana Welcomes Satish Ramakrishnan as VP, Engineering to Senior Management Team

Ahana Welcomes Satish Ramakrishnan as VP, Engineering to Senior Management Team

April 7, 2021

Ramakrishnan brings deep SaaS and data management expertise to Presto managed service to lead engineering and technical operations San Mateo, Calif. – April 7, 2021 — Ahana, the self-service analytics … Continue reading Ahana Welcomes Satish Ramakrishnan as VP, Engineering to Senior Management Team

Ahana Announces New Capabilities for Its Presto Managed Service Including Data Lake Caching, Security and Seamless Operations

Ahana Announces New Capabilities for Its Presto Managed Service Including Data Lake Caching, Security and Seamless Operations

March 24, 2021

Caching advancements improve query performance up to 5x for complex workloads making Ahana the most advanced cloud service for Presto San Mateo, Calif. – March 24, 2021 — Ahana, the … Continue reading Ahana Announces New Capabilities for Its Presto Managed Service Including Data Lake Caching, Security and Seamless Operations

PrestoCon Day Showcases Momentum of Presto Community, Features Industry Leaders Sharing Use Cases and Best Practices

PrestoCon Day Showcases Momentum of Presto Community, Features Industry Leaders Sharing Use Cases and Best Practices

March 17, 2021

Popular session topics include the Presto and Apache Iceberg Connector by Twitter and the Presto, Today & Beyond panel with Ahana, Uber and Facebook San Mateo, Calif. – March 17, … Continue reading PrestoCon Day Showcases Momentum of Presto Community, Features Industry Leaders Sharing Use Cases and Best Practices

Ahana Cofounders Make Data Predictions for 2021

Ahana Cofounders Make Data Predictions for 2021

January 6, 2021

Open Analytics, Open Source, Multi-Cloud and Federated, Disaggregated Stack Rise to the Top  San Mateo, Calif. – January 6, 2021 — Ahana’s Cofounder and Chief Product Officer, Dipti Borkar, and … Continue reading Ahana Cofounders Make Data Predictions for 2021

Ahana Announces General Availability of Managed Service for Presto on AWS; Delivers Combined Solution with Intel to Drive Adoption of Open Data Lakes Analytics

Ahana Announces General Availability of Managed Service for Presto on AWS; Delivers Combined Solution with Intel to Drive Adoption of Open Data Lakes Analytics

December 9, 2020

Additionally, Ahana announced a go-to-market solution in collaboration with Intel via its participation in the Intel Disruptor Program to offer an Open Data Lake Analytics Accelerator Package for Ahana Cloud users that leverages Intel Optane on the cloud with AWS.

Ahana Wins Best Big Data Startup in Fifth Annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

Ahana Wins Best Big Data Startup in Fifth Annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards

October 22, 2020

San Mateo, CA – September 21, 2020 — Ahana, the self-service analytics company for Presto, today announced an additional investment of $2.3 million in seed financing led by new investor Lux Capital, along with participation from existing investor GV (formerly Google Ventures), bringing total funds raised to $4.8 million. Ahana has also expanded its technical team with three new co-founders adding top Presto and core database talent from Alibaba, Uber and Walmart, each responsible for running major Presto deployments.

Ahana Expands Seed Funding to $4.8 Million with Additional Funding Led by Lux Capital

Ahana Expands Seed Funding to $4.8 Million with Additional Funding Led by Lux Capital

September 21, 2020

San Mateo, CA – September 21, 2020 — Ahana, the self-service analytics company for Presto, today announced an additional investment of $2.3 million in seed financing led by new investor Lux Capital, along with participation from existing investor GV (formerly Google Ventures), bringing total funds raised to $4.8 million. Ahana has also expanded its technical team with three new co-founders adding top Presto and core database talent from Alibaba, Uber and Walmart, each responsible for running major Presto deployments.

Ahana Unveils First Cloud-native Managed Service for Presto on AWS

Ahana Unveils First Cloud-native Managed Service for Presto on AWS

September 21, 2020

San Mateo, CA – September 21, 2020 — Ahana, the self-service analytics company for Presto, announced today its new Presto-as-a-Service offering designed to simplify the deployment, management and integration of Presto, an open source distributed SQL query engine, with data catalogs, databases and data lakes on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Ahana Cloud for Presto is the only easy-to-use, cloud-native managed service for Presto, and is deployed within the user’s AWS account, giving customers complete control and visibility of clusters and their data.

Ahana Welcomes Database Pioneer David E. Simmen to Executive Team as Chief Technology Officer

Ahana Welcomes Database Pioneer David E. Simmen to Executive Team as Chief Technology Officer

July 23, 2020

Former Splunk Fellow and Chief Architect & Teradata Fellow brings 30+ years of database expertise to lead technology innovation San Mateo, CA — July 23, 2020 – Ahana, the SQL … Continue reading Ahana Welcomes Database Pioneer David E. Simmen to Executive Team as Chief Technology Officer

Ahana Announces Linux Foundation’s PrestoDB Now Available on AWS Marketplace and DockerHub

Ahana Announces Linux Foundation’s PrestoDB Now Available on AWS Marketplace and DockerHub

June 30, 2020

Ahana to provide community and commercial support for PrestoDB users  San Mateo, CA — June 30, 2020 – Ahana, the Presto-based analytics company, announced today the availability of the completely … Continue reading Ahana Announces Linux Foundation’s PrestoDB Now Available on AWS Marketplace and DockerHub

Ahana Raises $2.25 Million Seed Funding Led by GV and Joins Linux Foundation’s Presto Foundation

Ahana Raises $2.25 Million Seed Funding Led by GV and Joins Linux Foundation’s Presto Foundation

June 2, 2020

Ahana to focus on growing the Presto community to simplify ad-hoc analytics with PrestoDB federated SQL engine San Mateo, CA — June 2, 2020 – Ahana, the Presto-based analytics company, … Continue reading Ahana Raises $2.25 Million Seed Funding Led by GV and Joins Linux Foundation’s Presto Foundation

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