ABOUT Kx

Kx was founded in 1993 by Arthur Whitney and Janet Lustgarten to address a simple problem: the inability of traditional relational database technology to keep up with escalating volumes of data. This problem is even more acute today, as data records already number in the trillions and are escalating exponentially. Businesses however, need immediate access to real-time and historical data for a whole range of applications. From research through trading, smart meter data analysis, web site analytics, customer behaviours and a plethora of other applications, all need a high-velocity analytics platform.

Since the company’s inception, Kx’s singular goal has been to provide its customers with the fastest, most efficient, and most flexible tools for processing real-time and historical data. This focus has enabled us to become the worldwide leader in high-volume, high-performance databases.

About Kx Labs

At Kx Labs, we’re passionate about discovering new ideas and transforming them into innovative software products that build on the Kx technologies. We’re seeking leading-edge technologies to solve tomorrow's business challenges. Kx Labs works with Kx's global product teams and our strategic partners to support solutions, training, sales and consulting.

Right now, we’re exploring key emerging areas such as:

  • Cyber Security
  • Operational Intelligence
  • Self Service Analytics
  • IoT and Embedded Software
  • Edge Computing
  • Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics
  • Data Visualization and Visual Languages

MANAGEMENT

PRESS ROOM

Kx for retail Big Data

RIS: Real-time in Retail – Using Data to Transform the Shopping Experience

22 Sep 2017 | , , , ,

In the latest edition of Retail Info Systems, Kx’s Tom Hill writes that the retail industry is seeking to take advantage of growing volumes of data through technology. With massive volumes of data being created from a variety of channels, connectivity and speed become critical. Organizations need to ensure that they can take data feeds from multiple sources, formats and periods, combine this and perform high speed analytics all in one tool.

kx technology with kdb+ for startups

First Women: Britain’s productivity puzzle can be solved with a smart technology plan

12 May 2017 | , ,

Shannon Jones of Kx writes in First Women magazine about using technology to solve Britain’s productivity problem: “Businesses should increasingly seek to partner with technology experts who can assist them in not only getting the best from their current resources, but in introducing new ways of working, enabling them to improve processes, and crucially, work smarter. Last summer, Kx partnered with life sciences center The Earlham Institute to study crop growth patterns, developing a completely new approach to analytical processing in bioscience. Continuing these types of projects and collaborating to bring about change will be crucial in helping the UK to remain globally competitive in the realm of productivity.”

CONTACT US

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EMEA

Head Office
3 Canal Quay,
Newry,
BT35 6BP
N.Ireland
Tel: +44 (0)28 3025 2242

Belfast
11-13 Gloucester Street,
BT1 4LS
N. Ireland
Tel: +44 (0)28 9023 3518

Dublin
Fleming Court,
D04 N4X9
Rep. of Ireland
Tel: +353 (0)1 630 7700

London
5th Floor,
Cannon Green Building,
27 Bush Lane,
EC4R 0AN
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)207 337 1210

Leeds
Round Foundry Media Centre,
Foundry St, Leeds
LS11 5QP
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)113 3944671

Americas

New York
45 Broadway,
NY 10006
USA
Tel: +1 (212) 447 6700

Toronto
31 Lakeshore Road East
Suite 201
Mississauga, Ontario
L5G 4V5
Canada
Tel: +1 (289) 329 0636

Ottawa
300 Terry Fox Drive,
Kanata, On,
K2K 0E3
Canada

Palo Alto
#375,
555 Bryant Street,
CA 94301
USA

APAC

Sydney
22 Pitt Street,
NSW 2000
Australia
Tel: +61 (0)2 9236 5700

Singapore
55 Market Street,
048941
Singapore
Tel: +65 6592 1960

Hong Kong
Two Exchange Square,
8 Connaught Place,
Central
Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2168 0715

Tokyo
Sanno Park Tower,
2-11-1 Nagata-cho,
Chiyoda-ku,
100-6162
Japan
Tel: +81 (0)36 205 3494

CAREERS

Visit our dedicated careers site for exciting opportunities and the chance to work with our technology.

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