Pinecone Recognized as a 2021 Gartner Cool Vendor

Pinecone created the category of Vector Databases to bring the power of vector similarity search to all companies. We are excited today to announce that Pinecone has been named a Gartner Cool Vendor in the October 2021 Gartner Cool Vendors™ in Data for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning*.

According to the report, “As AI and ML techniques become common in the enterprise, data is coming to the foreground. Data is what makes a difference in AI now. Data and analytics leaders want to improve the delivery of AI results with data innovations.” The report also noted that “AI teams are expanding their focus from model development to data that makes these models effective. Many of them are unaware of the proven data management solutions and are looking for AI-specific data offerings to improve and simplify their data-related efforts.”

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Such a wonderful achievement! Congrats the Pinecone team for the recognition. Looking forward to the exciting updates of the vector search revolution.