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JUL 27, 2015 | GLOBAL

DataStax Joins BSA | The Software Alliance

WASHINGTON — July 28, 2015 —BSA | The Software Alliance today announced that DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, joined BSA as its newest member.

“Data is a critical enterprise resource as it transforms business and enables life-changing customer experiences, and DataStax is at the forefront of this movement,” said Clint Smith, General Counsel for DataStax, who will serve on BSA’s board of directors. “As DataStax continues to grow, it makes sense to join the leading advocate for the global software industry. We look forward to collaborating alongside other BSA members to advance policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.”

“DataStax is an exciting, emerging enterprise software company that will bring a unique perspective to our organization,” said Victoria Espinel, President and CEO of BSA | The Software Alliance. “We represent the entire industry, from desktop applications to cloud services and data analytics, and we look forward to working with DataStax and all BSA members to harness the great potential of the innovation economy.”

Based in Santa Clara, Calif., DataStax has more than 500 customers in over 50 countries.


BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.

With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.


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