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Former Salesforce.com Exec Joins Elasticsearch As Product Downloads Reach 10 Million

Aaron Katz, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations, to lead global sales expansion and increase worldwide adoption of Elasticsearch products

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands –– July 17, 2014 –– Elasticsearch, Inc., provider of an end-to-end real-time search and analytics stack, today announced that Aaron Katz has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations. Katz is the former SVP of Enterprise Sales at salesforce.com and will oversee all sales…

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Elasticsearch Now Certified On Cloudera Enterprise 5; Releases New Hadoop Connector

Elasticsearch unlocks potential for businesses to get immediate insights out of data they store in Hadoop

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands — June 19, 2014 — Elasticsearch, Inc., the company on a mission to make data useful to businesses by delivering the world’s most advanced search and analytics engine, today announced the 2.0 release of its Hadoop connector, Elasticsearch for Apache Hadoop, along with certification on Cloudera Enterprise 5.…

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Elasticsearch Raises $70 Million in Series C Financing to Accelerate Mission of Making it Simple for Businesses Worldwide to Obtain Meaningful Insights from Data

NEA leads round with participation from Benchmark and Index Ventures; Harry Weller takes a Board of Directors seat

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands – June 5, 2014 – Elasticsearch, Inc., provider of an end-to-end real-time search and analytics platform, today announced it has raised $70 million in Series C financing from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with additional participation from Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures. Along with this investment, NEA General Partner…

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Elasticsearch Grows Leadership Team with Former Splunk Exec

Gaurav Gupta joins Elasticsearch as VP, Product Management

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands – April 16, 2014 – Elasticsearch Inc., the massively popular open source search and analytics company, is thrilled to announce that Gaurav Gupta has joined as its first VP, Product Management. In his new role, Gupta, the former VP of Products at Splunk, will help define Elasticsearch’s product…

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MapR Technologies Expands Big Data Search with Elasticsearch

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands – April 2, 2014 MapR Technologies, Inc., the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, and Elasticsearch Inc., the popular open source search and analytics solution, today announced the integration of Elasticsearch’s real-time search and analytics capability with the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop, enabling customers…

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Elasticsearch Releases Logstash 1.4 – Makes Log Analysis Faster and Simpler

Logstash – the L in the ELK stack – empowers businesses to analyze any format of data and quickly gain actionable insights.

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands – March 20, 2014 – Elasticsearch Inc., helping thousands of companies worldwide make sense of their data, has announced the release of Logstash 1.4, one of the most popular open source log management tools available today. Logstash now starts up three times faster and, in combination with the…

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Elasticsearch launches Elasticsearch 1.0 to meet the scale and robust requirements of their Enterprise customers

Elasticsearch 1.0 – the search and analysis component of the Elasticsearch ELK stack – can now handle unprecedented scale with more robust search and analytics features

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands – February 12, 2014 – Elasticsearch Inc., the company that is helping thousands of organizations worldwide get actionable insights from their data, today announced the release of Elasticsearch 1.0. The company’s first major product release, built from the accumulated experience of helping hundreds of businesses deploy …

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Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular search and analytics open source product, introduces the Elasticsearch ELK stack and Marvel, a real-time management and monitoring solution

Marvel, the company’s first commercial product, allows Elasticsearch system operators to monitor their deployments in real time

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands — January 28, 2014 – Elasticsearch, the company making massive amounts of data useful for thousands of organizations worldwide, today announced the Elasticsearch ELK stack, an unparalleled end-to-end data analytics solution. At the same time, the company is introducing its first commercial product, Marvel, which will monitor…

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Elasticsearch Grows to 6 Million Downloads, Adds Former Box SVP as CMO

Elasticsearch Sees Significant Growth and Momentum Entering 2014

Los Altos, CA, and Amsterdam, The Netherlands — January 16, 2014 Elasticsearch, the company behind the massively popular open-source Elasticsearch ELK stack (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana), today announced continued momentum in new client adoption with an impressive list of new customers including Atlassian, Quizlet and GitHub. To further position the company for …

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Elasticsearch Strengthens Its Log Management Product Offering By Hiring Jordan Sissel, Creator of Logstash

Elasticsearch Delivers Powerful Combination of Open Source Search, Analytics and Log Management

Los Altos, Calif. and Amsterdam, The Netherlands — August 27, 2013—Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, today announced that Jordan Sissel, the creator of Logstash, the world’s most popular open source log and event management technology, has joined the company. In his new role, Sissel will continue to…

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Elasticsearch Names Kevin Kluge Vice President of Engineering

Former Citrix Executive to Drive Further Innovation of Leading Open Source Search and Analytics Platform

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — August 6, 2013—Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, today announced the appointment of Kevin Kluge as vice president of engineering. Kevin has a history of leading engineering teams for companies that have changed the dynamics of their markets, including Citrix, Cloud.com and Zimbra…

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Elasticsearch and StackSearch Sign System Integration Partnership to Accelerate Search and Analytics Adoption in the Enterprise

Fayetteville, AR – July 25, 2013 – Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular open-source search and analytics software, and StackSearch, Inc., the Arkansas-based hosted search firm, announced today a partnership to jointly promote and expand the adoption of Elasticsearch within the growing international community of developers with big data search problems.  StackSearch…

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Elasticsearch to Speak, Sponsor and Exhibit at OSCON 2013

Author of Perl APIs for Elasticsearch to Introduce Elastic::Model and Elasticsearch, Provide Use Case Examples and More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — July 16, 2013—Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, will have a strong presence at the OSCON Open Source Convention taking place in Portland, OR from July 22-26, 2013. Sponsoring and exhibiting at the show, Elasticsearch will be located at booth P17 – Pavilion and…

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Elasticsearch Expands Q3 2013 Training into Toronto and Austin

With more than 200,000 Downloads Per Month and the Community of Elasticsearch Users Continuing to Rapidly Expand, Company Aggressively Rolling Out Expert Training and Support on Global Basis

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — June 25, 2013—Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, today announced an updated schedule for its Q3 2013 training program which helps developers use Elasticsearch to solve the most complex big data challenges. Training courses will be held in the next three months across Europe,…

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Elasticsearch Platform Recommended as “Adopt” by ThoughtWorks in its Latest Technology Radar Report

Global Technology Consultancy Highlights Elasticsearch as a Data Exploration Platform

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — June 12, 2013 — Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, was highlighted by ThoughtWorks, the global technology consultancy, as a leading go-to search platform in its bi-annual Technology Radar report. Read by thousands of technology leaders, this inclusion is validation of Elasticsearch…

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Elasticsearch Hires VMware Veteran Justin Hoffman as Vice President of Sales

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — April 16, 2013 — Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, today announced the appointment of Justin Hoffman as vice president of sales. With more than a decade of sales and field operations leadership experience, Hoffman will play a critical role in building a world-class…

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Fog Creek Selects Elasticsearch to Search and Analyze Terabytes of Data

Real-time Search and Analytics Engine Provides Instant Search Capabilities Across 40 Billion Lines of Code

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — April 2, 2013—Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, today announced that Fog Creek has selected Elasticsearch to provide instant search capabilities within Kiln, its software development product. Kiln is designed to support and simplify development workflow for users searching more…

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Couchbase and Elasticsearch Announce Plug-in for Couchbase Server 2.0

NoSQL Leader and Real-Time Search and Analytics Company Offer Combined Solution to Build Richer and More Powerful Applications

Mountain View, Calif. – February 25, 2013 – Couchbase, Inc., a leader in NoSQL database technology and the company behind the Couchbase open source project, and Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, today announced the release of Couchbase Server Plug-in for Elasticsearch. With the new plug-in, Couchbase users…

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Elasticsearch Closes $24M Series B Round and Exceeds Two Million Downloads Milestone

Index Ventures Leads Series B Less Than Four Months After Company Closed Benchmark Capital-Led Series A Round

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — February 19, 2013—Elasticsearch, the company behind the popular real-time search and analytics open source project, today announced it has secured $24 million in Series B financing led by Mike Volpi from Index Ventures. The round includes contributions from existing investor Benchmark Capital and new investor SV Angel. The company also announced…

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Elasticsearch Partners with Trifork to Expand Big Data Search

Trifork to Offer Elasticsearch as Its Premier Search and Analytics Solution

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — January 24, 2013— Elasticsearch, a worldwide leader in open source search and analytics software, today announced a partnership with Trifork, a global provider of open source solutions, consulting and training for the enterprise market, headquartered in Denmark. Under the partnership, Trifork will include Elasticsearch software within its data…

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Elasticsearch Expands Executive Team to Drive Adoption of Big Data Search

Company Appoints Open Source Veteran Elyse Phillips as Vice President, Marketing To Leverage Enormous Adoption of Elasticsearch Product

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — December 18, 2012—Elasticsearch, a leader in big data search and analytics, today announced that Elyse Phillips has joined the company as vice president of marketing. With more than 15 years of technology marketing for high tech start-ups in markets including open source and mobile development, Elyse will drive global marketing strategy…

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Elasticsearch Selling Out Training Classes Worldwide; Announces 2013 Training Schedule

With 200,000 Downloads Per Month, Company is Providing Training and Support for the Rapidly Growing Community of Elasticsearch Users

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — December 12, 2012—Elasticsearch, a leader in big data search and analytics, today announced its 2013 training programs aimed to help developers use Elasticsearch to solve the most complex big data challenges. Training programs for the first quarter of the year are being held across Europe and the United States and will…

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Elasticsearch Closes Series A Financing to Drive Big Data Search

Funding Led by Benchmark Capital; Open Source Veteran Rod Johnson Also Invests in Company

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — November 8, 2012—Elasticsearch, a leader in big data search and analytics, today announced it has secured $10 million in Series A financing led by Benchmark Capital. The other investors in the round include Rod Johnson, the creator of Spring and co-founder of SpringSource, and Data Collective.  The company will use its…

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