Thursday, May 31, 2012

HPCC Systems From LexisNexis Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

HPCC Systems(R) from LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions, announced that it is has been named as a "Cool Vendor" in the April 2012 Gartner report: "Cool Vendors in Information Infrastructure and Big Data, 2012," authored by Merv Adrian, Donald Feinberg and W. Roy Schulte. HPCC Systems is an open-source, enterprise-proven Big Data analytics processing platform to manage, sort, link, join and analyze billions of records for enterprise customers who need to process large volumes of data in critical 24/7 environments. It evolved from the need of LexisNexis to manage its own big data challenges.

Gartner, the world's leading information technology research and advisory company defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are innovative, impactful, and intriguing.

The HPCC Systems platform is a disruptive approach to complex big data problems and represents more than a decade of internal research and development, in the big data analytics field. HPCC Systems is a testament of the success of the open source model, and provides the open source community with proven, state of the art technology in the field of big data analytics, for the years to come," said Flavio Villanustre, Vice President, Products and Infrastructure for HPCC Systems at LexisNexis.

"We are thrilled to have HPCC Systems named in Gartner's Cool New Vendor report. HPCC Systems represents a vision close to the hearts of many of us in LexisNexis Risk Solutions: to provide real value back to the open source community for big data, in return for all that the open source community has given us over the years," said Villanustre.

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