Launched in 2016, the partner sales approach has already proven successful. In 2016 alone, EXASOL has trained more than 100 professionals and doubled the amount of certified EXASOL sales partners. Currently, the EXASOL partner network comprises 22 partners in Germany and 28 internationally. This helps EXASOL expand its market presence and improve its product adoption. The company follows organic as well as inorganic strategies for growth. For instance, the organic growth strategy includes launch of offices in San Francisco Bay area in May 2014 to improve the market presence in the U.S. and product launch of version 6 of its database with added features to satisfy existing customers and attract new ones. The company entered into partnerships with eminent companies such as Birst in December 2015 and BOARD International in January 2016.