Big Data is said to transform the way businesses work, but on the other hand it also feels like a overly hyped technology. Whatever it may be, but it sure isn’t easy, this space requires scientists, statisticians, business intelligence experts and some serious hard core programmers to dig in through the data flood.
It’s not just selected number of companies that have deployed big data platforms and applications, it’s numerous, companies like Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Pinterest, etc. every little startup that has started accumulating humungous amount of data has now has a team of data architects, mathematicians and data scientists.
PromptCloud is based out of bangalore, The core focus of the company is web crawling and data extraction and they use cloud computing to offer DaaS (Data-as-a-Service) platform. In terms of crawling and extraction the 3 different kinds of services PromptCloud offers are:
Site-specific crawl extraction
Low Latency Crawls
PromptCloud has been founded by Prashant Kumar a Computer Science graduate from IIT-Kanpur and an ex-employee of Yahoo, the team consists of people from IIT’s and Carnegie Melon with an aim to make PromptCloud a One-stop data shop.