TickSmith has renamed its Big Data platform, TickVault, as TickSmith GOLD – gather, organise, leverage and distribute. GOLD manages thousands of data sets representing petabytes of data and the change was made to accurately represent how the platform works from the moment data is ingested, to the moment it is distributed. Also to also highlight that any kind of data can be processed. TickSmith CEO Francis Wenzel says: “The new name better reflects the emerging alternative, structured, and semi-structured datasets that our platform ingests and makes usable.”
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