Actian and Fidelity National Information Services to Present on Real-Time Fraud Detection and Fraud Analytics at Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – March 31, 2014 – Ashish Gupta, chief marketing officer for Actian Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to assemble an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively on Hadoop, and Roselyne Christien, senior business analyst – fraud for Fidelity National Information Services, will present “Fidelity Information Services Combines Real-Time Fraud Detection with Sophisticated Fraud Analytics” at the Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit, taking place March 31 – April 2 in Las Vegas.

The session takes place 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. PDT on Monday, March 31 in Lando 4201B at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino and will describe how FIS safeguards more than 47 million cardholders from fraud with models that detect fraudulent activity within minutes and act to stop fraud before it spreads.  The session also describes how the end-to-end Actian Analytics Platform dramatically reduces risk for various fraud detection and prevention scenarios, while also enhancing customer experience, making organizations more competitive, and supporting powerful new business models.

Actian, a Platinum Sponsor of the event, is exhibiting throughout the summit in Booth 210.  The company will demonstrate how powerful predictive Big Data analytics on the Actian Analytics Platform drive dramatic churn reduction to deliver high-impact gains for telecom organizations.  In addition, Actian will show sophisticated market basket analytics to increase customer uptake, optimize advertising and marketing promotions and enhance customer retention.

About Actian:  Accelerating Big Data 2.0™

Actian transforms Big Data into business value for any organization – not just the privileged few.  Actian provides transformational business value by delivering actionable insights into new sources of revenue, business opportunities, and ways of mitigating risk with high-performance in-database analytics complemented with extensive connectivity and data preparation. The 21st century software architecture of the Actian Analytics Platform delivers extreme performance on off-the-shelf hardware, overcoming key technical and economic barriers to broad adoption of Big Data. Actian also makes Hadoop enterprise-grade by providing high-performance ELT, visual design and SQL analytics on Hadoop without the need for MapReduce skills. Among tens of thousands of organizations using Actian are innovators using analytics for competitive advantage in industries like financial services, telecommunications, digital media, healthcare and retail.  The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices worldwide.   Stay connected with Actian Corporation at or on FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

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