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    PARTNERSHIPS

    Partners
    in performance

    PARTNERSHIPS

    Partners
    in performance

    Cloud Vendor Partners

    Azure

    The Kx platform (including cores) is cloud-ready. We have established both a technical and services partnership with Azure to assist clients and are enabling them to execute a “lift and shift” of their Kx deployment to the cloud.

    Cloud Vendor Partners

    AWS

    The availability of Kx on the AWS Marketplace enables financial services companies to streamline time to market, scale as required, and concentrate on business results. It enables customers to either sign up online with their AWS Marketplace credentials, or bring their own licenses and deploy directly on the AWS Marketplace. They can also benefit from the new kdb+ on demand licensing model directly from their AWS Marketplace account, and can use kdb+ on the AWS Marketplace for future container-based deployment.

    Cloud Vendor Partners

    AWS

    The availability of Kx on the AWS Marketplace enables financial services companies to streamline time to market, scale as required, and concentrate on business results. It enables customers to either sign up online with their AWS Marketplace credentials, or bring their own licenses and deploy directly on the AWS Marketplace. They can also benefit from the new kdb+ on demand licensing model directly from their AWS Marketplace account, and can use kdb+ on the AWS Marketplace for future container-based deployment.

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    Cloud Vendor Partners

    Google Cloud

    Google Cloud makes it as easy as possible for customers to deploy, purchase and manage leading solutions in the cloud. With availability on Google Cloud Launcher, Kx brings the increased efficiencies and scalability of the kdb+ database system to Google Cloud Platform, simplifying procurement processes and allowing customers to focus on building a successful business. Kx received the 2018 Google Cloud Global Technology Partner of the Year for Financial Services award.

    Strategic Partners

    Aston Martin Red Bull Racing

    Aston Martin Red Bull Racing is one of the leading Formula One racing teams. Kx has been appointed an Innovation Partner to Aston Martin Red Bull Racing following the success of its existing relationship. The extended partnership reflects the desire of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing to apply Kx technology’s unmatched performance for ingesting and analyzing sensor data to a wider range of applications, based on the competitive advantage their use of Kx has delivered to date.

    Strategic Partners

    Aston Martin Red Bull Racing

    Aston Martin Red Bull Racing is one of the leading Formula One racing teams. Kx has been appointed an Innovation Partner to Aston Martin Red Bull Racing following the success of its existing relationship. The extended partnership reflects the desire of Aston Martin Red Bull Racing to apply Kx technology’s unmatched performance for ingesting and analyzing sensor data to a wider range of applications, based on the competitive advantage their use of Kx has delivered to date.

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    TCS

    TCS has been the growth and transformation partner to leading corporations across industry verticals, helping them harness the power of IoT, AI and Machine learning to reimagine their business models. Using its IoT framework, Bringing Life to Things™, TCS has been helping customers build predictive and self-aware systems that can sense and intelligently respond to changes in the physical environment. Under the terms of this partnership, Kx will be used within TCS’s transformative solutions as the time series database for the collection of fast-moving data from machines

    Survalent Technology

    Kx has been selected to provide advanced analytics capabilities within Survalent Technology’s flagship Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) platform, SurvalentONE. Under the agreement, Kx for Sensors will be installed on an OEM basis within SurvalentONE and those utilities that leverage its features will be able to analyse network behaviour in real-time and in greater detail for improved system reliability.

    BISTel

    BISTel is a leading supplier of adaptive intelligence (AI) applications that combine embedded human knowledge and advanced engineering automation solutions to help factories to better detect, analyse, predict, and prescribe solutions to complex manufacturing problems in real-time.

    Airbus

    Airbus is an international pioneer and leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. Airbus Defence and Space will work with Kx to develop an innovative approach for large scale processing of geospatial data using the Kx analytics platform. It is anticipated that Kx and Airbus Defence and Space will collaborate with large corporates, research bodies and start-ups to help exploit this ground-breaking technology in markets such as energy, rail/civil engineering, natural resources, maritime surveillance, agriculture, finance and facilities management.

    Technical Partners

    DataRobot

    DataRobot is the leader in enterprise AI and the category creator and leader in automated machine learning. Organizations worldwide use DataRobot to empower the teams they already have in place to rapidly build and deploy machine learning models and create advanced AI applications. The integration of Kx technology and its time-series database and DataRobot’s Automated Time Series solution leverages the speed and scale of kdb+ to automatically create, deploy, manage, and monitor time-aware machine learning models.

    Kx Ventures

    Kx is a strategic technology partner for entrepreneurs and companies seeking to build or grow disruptive technologies. Kx provides financial and technological support which allows founders to concentrate on building world-class technology.

    Cobalt

    Harnessing the potential of distributed ledger technology, Cobalt delivers a private peer-to-peer network that significantly reduces post-trade cost and risk for financial market participants.

    BroadBridge

    BroadBridge combines artificial intelligence and data science with advanced visualization techniques to present AI output in a way non-data scientists across organizational boundaries can understand, interpret, and use, to gain new insights into their security posture and apply automated countermeasures.

    BroadBridge

    BroadBridge combines artificial intelligence and data science with advanced visualization techniques to present AI output in a way non-data scientists across organizational boundaries can understand, interpret, and use, to gain new insights into their security posture and apply automated countermeasures.

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    RxDataScience

    RxDataScience created a large suite of apps across the entire pharmaceutical and healthcare value chain. These apps contain advanced analytics and data science insight, and sit on top of large datasets enabling business analysts and non-programmers to extract business value from healthcare data.

    KETS

    KETS has developed a range of technologies for quantum-secured communications, including quantum key distribution (QKD) and quantum random number generation (QRNG).

    Quantile

    Quantile analyses clients’ trade data, harnessing advanced technology to create multilateral transaction solutions that reduce counterparty risk. This results in lower capital and margin costs for derivative market users and increased market liquidity.

    Red Sift

    Red Sift provides a data analysis platform that is purpose-built for the challenges of cybersecurity. By harnessing the power of AI it securely collates, computes and visualizes data from thousands of individual signals to help organizations optimize their cybersecurity.

    ui! Group

    The [ui!] GROUP is active around the globe and advises municipalities, cities and metropolitan regions on strategic planning for the realization of ambitious smart city objectives, including climate change impact mitigation, traffic and parking management, infrastructure upgrades and new energy strategies for even smarter cities.

    Zipabout

    Zipabout leverages complex and disparate big datasets integrated with the latest digital technologies to transform the experience of all those using the transport network. The Zipabout platform improves the customer experience by delivering personalized passenger communications in real-time, all precisely tailored to their individual needs for a seamless multi-modal journey.

    Research Partners

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    The Earlham Institute

    The Earlham Institute (EI) is a world-leading research institute focusing on the development of genomics and computational biology, based within the Norwich Research Park in the UK. EI offers a state of the art DNA sequencing facility, unique by its operation of multiple complementary technologies for data generation. The Institute is a UK hub for innovative bioinformatics through research, analysis and interpretation of multiple, complex data sets. It hosts one of the largest computing hardware facilities dedicated to life science research in Europe.

    The SETI Institute

    The SETI Institute is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit scientific research institute headquartered in Mountain View, California. A key research contractor to NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF), which collaborates with industry partners throughout Silicon Valley and beyond. The mission of the SETI Institute is to explore, understand and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe and the evolution of intelligence.

    The SETI Institute

    The SETI Institute is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit scientific research institute headquartered in Mountain View, California. A key research contractor to NASA and the National Science Foundation (NSF), which collaborates with industry partners throughout Silicon Valley and beyond. The mission of the SETI Institute is to explore, understand and explain the origin and nature of life in the universe and the evolution of intelligence.

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    MIT Motorsports

    As part of a global University challenge, the Formula SAE competition tasks students to design, build, and engineer a vehicle that fulfils the requirements of a potential customer. Starting from the ground and building up, each team optimizes their own design to compete against an international group of universities where they are judged on the cost, business case, and design itself before hitting the track for a variety of dynamic driving events.

    NASA FDL

    Hosted in Silicon Valley by the SETI Institute, NASA FDL is an applied artificial intelligence research accelerator developed in partnership with NASA’s Ames Research Center. NASA FDL aims to apply AI technologies to challenges in space exploration by pairing machine learning expertise with space science and exploration researchers from academia and industry. Kx is part of a group of industry-leaders, including Google Cloud, Intel, IBM and Lockheed Martin, supporting FDL.

    OEM Partner Program

    The Kx OEM Software Partner Program offers a range of partnership options for third-party solution developers who want to embed Kx technology into their edge, fog, cloud, and on-premise applications.

    Significantly improve the performance, scalability, and TCO of your solution.
    Reduce time-to-market with solution accelerators and reusable components using Kx technology.
    Access support and proven expertise in big fast data processing and analytics across edge, fog, cloud, and mobile applications.
    Access our comprehensive suite of kdb+ resources, libraries, and training.

    If you are interested in licensing kdb+ for commercial use, evaluating,  conducting a proof of concept, or learning more about kdb+ or Kx products, please email oemsales@kx.com

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    FAQs

    How do I qualify to become an OEM Partner?

    To become a Partner you must embed Kx technology into your solution, but provide no direct end-user access to kdb+ and its programming capabilities. The following conditions also apply

     

    • Kx technology use is restricted to the specific application, system or solution
    • The Partner is responsible for first-level support and all interactions with end-customer
    • The Partner is responsible for the implementation, installation, and support of integrated solution
    • The Partner must maintain separate development and test environments in order to replicate issues or bugs experienced by customer
    • The Partner must have dedicated resources trained in Kx technology to support the solution
    What kind of pricing is available for OEM Partners?

    Pricing is aligned to the specific application deployment and sales model of your integrated solution. Discounts and custom pricing is available for edge, server, on-premises and cloud deployments.

    How much faster will my application be powered by Kx?

    We see our customers with data-intensive applications improve their data ingestion, transaction, processing, analytics, retrievals by 10x to 500x compared to alternative relational and NoSQL based technologies.

    The degree of improvement will depend on the nature of your workload, application architecture, and underlying compute storage, and network infrastructure. Find out more on why Kx is the world’s fastest time-series database.

    Do you have examples of successful solutions or applications?

    We have several case examples that fully demonstrate customer applications and success, that have been created or supported by partners. All presentations are available on request from our Partner Program team.

    What if I need help building and implementing an application with Kx technology?

    Kx can provide professional services to support your project. We can also provide custom training to your team to accelerate their progress.

    Application development accelerators are also available in the form of development tools such as Analyst, Stream, Control, and Dashboards.

    We can also provide custom POC’s on pilot or large scale projects, to demonstrate our performance. Once both parties agree on the success criteria of the POC we can provide resources to manage this or implement onsite.

    For a quick overview on connectivity, interfaces, interoperability, performance, scalability and deployment check out our Kx FAQ. You can also explore developer resources and full documentation and reference material on how to get started with Kx here.

    Can I download kdb+ for free?

    Yes! You can download a free 64-bit on-demand version of kdb+ and a free 32-bit version, both for non-commercial use. Feel free to download either one, or both, by clicking here.

    Can I attend Kx training workshops and get a discount on training even if I’m still going through the partnering process?

    We run free public/webinar training on a regular basis. Check here for the nearest event to you. Custom and on-site training rate cards are available. Training and reference resources can be found here.

    What support options are available?

    Standard maintenance support available on kdb+ as part of license agreement. Kx can provide additional support to Partner under a separate support agreement.

    Who can I speak to if I have sales or support questions?

    Your Partner Manager will be able to work with you to introduce you to a specific account manager when there is a joint opportunity at a customer.

    Do your provide partner exclusivity for an industry or region?

    We do not currently provide exclusivity to partners for a specific market or region. There could be some exceptions based on further industry validation and discussion with your Partner Manager.

    Do customers need any specific licenses to use third-party software?

    Yes for the operating system. (e.g. Microsoft Windows, Linux) where kdb+ would run on.

    How do I get started?
    1. Fill out the form
    2. Speak to a member of the Kx sales team
    3. Enter into an OEM license agreement with Kx
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