Posted By: David Faust
As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the many exciting achievements of 2014. We have put together a retrospective of a few of these stories.
This was the year we hit the “5-0” milestone (cue the “Hawaii Five-0” theme music): We published FairCom eNewsletter Issue Number 50 this year! Thank you to all of our readers who have followed us over the years.
We are proud to say that the industry is discovering FairCom more and more. We are very encouraged by the continued adoption of our c‑treeRTG COBOL Edition and Btrieve Edition…and growing interest in our No+SQL architecture. A quick look at the activity of the past year shows everyone is learning what FairCom customers already know:
We are the database people turn to for their most demanding needs.
The latest FairCom news:
FairCom Debuts in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant
What better way to cap off 2014 and begin a fresh, new year than this exciting announcement: Gartner has placed us in the 2014 Magic Quadrant!
To those of you who answer customers’ questions about why you use FairCom in your product—send them this link:
Looking back at the events we have participated in, FairCom has been there at BigData Techcon in Boston, NoSQL Now in San Jose, and Gartner shows on two continents, to name a few. The list is not limited to trade shows. When the media needs people to speak about the course the industry is taking, we have been their choice.
We have links to past events on our Resources > Events page so you can listen to the webcasts we have given for such trusted sources as Dr.Dobb’s, SD Times, and Information Management.
More top stories from 2014
In just the last 12 months, we have been featured in numerous news articles in SD Times, DBTA, Information Age, techradar.pro, Dr.Dobb’s, Dataversity, and ZD Net. You can always find the latest on our In the News page.
The most recent additions include these articles:
FairCom is a “Trendsetter”!
Database Trends and Applications has named FairCom c‑treeACE as one of its “trend-setting products” for 2015. Read what FairCom has to say about this honor:
In his Dataversity blog, FairCom’s Evaldo H. de Oliveira examines many important issues in the industry.
In December he examines industry trends for 2015: “Database Predictions for 2015”
Recently he looked at the new role of APIs in driving technology…and profits: “Are APIs going to push legacy technology into the 21st century?”
Interested in NoSQL? Bombarded by claims from a lot of new companies you’ve never heard of? FairCom’s got your back. This interesting article by FairCom VP Randal Hoff inDatabase Trends and Applications explains what you need to know as you explore the world of NoSQL:
One article stands out in particular:
We are extremely proud to be the database engine that enables the computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system profiled in Law Enforcement Technology magazine. This life-saving technology links 911 systems with the disparate databases in local and county agencies. We take this responsibility seriously: When you dial 911, swift access to information can make the crucial difference.
“The Ins and Outs of CAD Systems” (see page 36 of the February, 2014 issue)