Third Annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards given to leaders in the global Big Data community

San Francisco, CA — September 12, 2018Okera has been recognized in the third annual Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards, presented during the Strata Data Conference. The list of winners were revealed on the Datanami website, located at Okera was recognized as the Editor’s Choice for Best Big Data Startup.

Okera addresses the challenging gap in data management across heterogeneous data stores and formats by giving data consumers, owners, and stewards a unified platform for unlocking the value of data without compromising on governance or compliance.

The Datanami Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards are determined through a nomination and voting process with input from the global Big Data community, as well as selections from the Datanami editors, to highlight key trends, shine a spotlight on technological breakthroughs, and capture a critical cross section of the state of the industry. These awards are revealed each year to kick off the annual Strata Data Conference, which showcases data science, machine learning and analytics for business and technical professionals.

“We believe organizations can do more with their data – they shouldn’t have to make a choice between data access and data security. Okera’s enterprise customers are gaining the visibility they need to be more agile and innovate aggressively, without sacrificing governance,” said Amandeep Khurana, Okera CEO and co-founder. “We’re very pleased Datanami selected us for this award.”

Datanami continues to be the premier news portal covering advanced-scale analytics and Big Data. Our readers are some of the most cutting edge individuals in the global data science community. Through our annual Readers’ Choice program, our readership honors the top organizations in the industry each year,” said Tom Tabor, CEO of Tabor Communications, publisher of Datanami. “We continue to see an outpouring of support for organizations making strides in the industry. Datanami’s Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Awards serve to acknowledge and celebrate these organizations each year. My sincerest congratulations to our winners.”

More information on these awards can be found at the Datanami website ( or on Twitter through the following hashtag: #DatanamiAwards.

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About Okera

Okera is the first software provider to enable the management of data access and governance at scale for today’s modern heterogeneous data environments. Built on the belief that companies can do more with their data, Okera’s Active Data Access Platform allows agility and governance to co-exist and gives data consumers, owners and stewards the confidence to unlock the power of their data for innovation and growth. This unique, enterprise-wide platform facilitates the provisioning, accessing, governing and auditing of data in today’s multi-cloud, multi-data format, and multi-tool world. Learn more at or contact us at