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Ingest: The Next Step in Change Monitoring and Detection

Connotate is the market leader in high‐volume web content acquisition and has been for the last 15 years. Our proven technology includes the following steps: Acquire, Ingest, Process, Enrich, Store and Distribute. All web scraping is not created equal. The methodologies of yesterday, did exactly that – scraped the Internet for a massive amount of […]

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Acquire the Web Content you need to Beat the Competition

With north of 1B websites worldwide, the value of Web content continues to increase exponentially. The challenge has always been how can one best harness the content at scale. The solution, web content extraction, has been growing in popularity as the underpinning technologies have improved and related processes refined. Connotate has been the leader in web scraping (at scale) for the last 15 years, developing a bulletproof enterprise methodology that includes the following steps: Acquire, Ingest, Process, Enrich, Store and Distribute.

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Connotate Web Extraction Technology: A Review by Dan Woods

Dan Woods is CTO and Editor of CITO Research, the author of more than 20 books and over 1,000 white papers on technology, and a columnist for Forbes.com. He also works with many technology executives to help them understand the critical new changes that Big Data is requiring for their companies’ data architecture, technology stack, and data supply chain. In this context, we asked him to assess the Connotate platform and discuss its place in a Big Data technology strategy.

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Do You Have A “Frankenstein System” For Harvesting Website Content? Here’s How To Know – And How To Move Beyond It

Tom Williams, COO of Connotate, tells you how to identify the “monsters” lurking in your existing approaches… and how to move beyond them.
The world’s registered websites shot past the 1 billion mark this past September – a stunning statistic, considering the Internet’s first site appeared in 1991. For those of you managing content acquisition at information companies, you know first-hand that this growth is both a blessing and a curse: a blessing, because these websites contain the content to fuel countless new data products.

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Turning Big Data into Big Dollars: Three Things You Need to Do Right Now

If you’re in charge of content acquisition or data operations, you know it’s the best of times – and the worst of times.
It’s the best of times because, as the amount of available data explodes, you’re the one your company is turning to in order to get more data from more places, combine data in new ways, and rapidly bring to market a slew of new products.
It’s the worst of times for the exact same reason.
That’s because it’s very likely that your existing tools, technology, and processes can’t handle Big Data’s new velocity, variety, and volume. You’re already pushing the limits – and you know the bar is only going to get higher.

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