BrightPlanet® Named to Leading Industry Analyst Firm List for Deep Web Solutions

May 7, 2013 – Sioux Falls, S.D. – BrightPlanet Corporation announced today that it was recently named as one of just five selected companies in the  “Cool Vendors in Information Infrastructure and Big Data 2013”1 by Gartner, Inc., the leading industry analyst firm. The report recognizes emerging vendors bringing novel approaches to addressing information management needs and the emerging need to harness Big Data.

Gartner selected companies that offer “capabilities that enable information producers and consumers to describe, organize, share, integrate and govern any type of data and content, anytime, anywhere.” BrightPlanet was recognized for its solutions that harness content from the Deep Web.

“We are very excited that Gartner has included BrightPlanet on the list of Cool Vendors in Information Infrastructure and Big Data. It is great to see Gartner recognize data harvesting technologies in this category, and we hope that companies continue to see the value of leveraging unstructured Big Data from the Deep Web,” said Steve Pederson, BrightPlanet CEO.

BrightPlanet Deep Web Solutions

Since its inception 13 years ago, BrightPlanet has provided Deep Web solutions for the U.S. intelligence community. Now they are taking those solutions to companies and organizations that need help in harvesting and analyzing Big Data from the Deep Web. BrightPlanet’s services are now being deployed to serve the commercial sector.

BrightPlanet’s Deep Web Silo Services combine three key elements:

  • Deep Web Harvester™
  • Big Data Intel Silos
  • 3rd Party Analytic Integration

The Deep Web Harvester is the most comprehensive tool available for Big Data acquisition. The Harvester lets users find content that standard searches engines simply cannot access. BrightPlanet’s Deep Web Intel Silos are individual repositories for topic-specific content. The Silos are updated with relevant information from the Harvester in real-time. Data Acquisition Engineers are BrightPlanet’s in-house experts at finding Deep Web Sources and navigating and investigating the Deep Web in order to create intelligence through collaboration with customer analysts and investigators.

If you are interested in more information or have questions about Deep Web Silo Services from BrightPlanet, click here to request a free demo with a Data Acquisition Engineer. BrightPlanet offers additional Deep Web solutions which can be found here.

BrightPlanet Corporation

For over 10 years, BrightPlanet has been the leader in finding, harvesting and enriching Big Data from the Deep Web to help U.S. intelligence agencies fight the “War on Terror”.  The company is now offering services to meet the needs of commercial intel interests, providing Deep Web, topic specific Intel Silos for research and analytics.  Learn more at

Gartner Cool Vendors in Information Infrastructure and Big Data, 2013, Ted Friedman, Andrew White, Roxane Edjlali, Eric Thoo, Frank Buytendijk, Regina Casonato, Donald Feinberg, and April 30, 2013

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