Many modern technologies that we take for granted start life designed for specialized purposes in niche business areas. For example, performance-enhancing features on modern road cars often have their origins in Formula One racecars, while some low-latency data messaging and analysis technologies used by Wall Street and consumer areas grew out of government programs and military applications.
Many of these only gain widespread recognition when used in a mass-market application with broader appeal than its original use. Thus it was refreshing last week to see complex event processing software vendor StreamBase Systems officially recognized by the World Economic Forum as one of 26 companies awarded "Technology Pioneer" status "that have a critical impact on the future of business and society."...
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