Actian to Present on Cooperative Analytic Processing at Big Data TechCon

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.  – March 28, 2014 – Paige Roberts, Hadoop analytics evangelist for Actian Corporation (“Actian”), will conduct a class on “Turning Noise into Signal, Repeatably:  Two Smart Analytics Architectures” at Big Data TechCon.

The class runs from 3:45-5:00 p.m. EDT on Wednesday April 2 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge and explores two real-world case studies of organizations leveraging the Actian Analytics Platform with Hadoop and other technologies to rapidly grow their businesses in competitive markets.  Roberts will dive into how Opera Solutions, a global leader in Big Data science and predictive analytics, and Autometrics, a cloud-based analytics-as-a-service company, architected solutions for scalable, repeatable, predictive analytics to drive revenue growth and new business models for their customers.

In addition, Roberts will present during the Lightning Talks session at the event, which will take place from 5:15-6:30 p.m. EDT on March 31.  Roberts’ Lightning Talk topic, “Man + Machine = Something Greater than Either One Alone,” explores supported decisioning, designing analytics solutions to best match end users’ needs, and the power of human reasoning when enhanced by powerful data analytics.

Actian, the first company to assemble an end-to-end big data analytics platform that runs natively on Hadoop and a Gold Sponsor of the event, is also exhibiting throughout the summit in Booth 101, with demos that show how the Actian Analytics Platform delivers “Big Data for the Rest of Us,” including joint capabilities with Atigeo.

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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