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Opera Solutions Forms Strategic Alliance with LexisNexis® to Leverage HPCC Systems® Big Data Platform

Posted by Todd Higginson on Tue, Nov 13, 2012

ATLANTA, G.A., Nov. 13, 2012 — LexisNexis Risk® Solutions today announced that Opera Solutions, LLC, a leading global Big Data science company, has chosen HPCC Systems®, an open-source, enterprise-proven platform for Big Data analysis and processing, as one of the processing components in its Vektor™ Big Data platform. Opera Solutions, whose global customers are in data-rich industries, will leverage the HPCC Systems’ platform to rapidly process and analyze large internal and external data.

“Our mission is to very rapidly extract predictive Signals from Big Data flows and turn them into directed actions that help drive frontline productivity and bottom-line growth,” said Arnab Gupta, CEO, Opera Solutions. “HPCC Systems’ platform supports this mission through cutting-edge, proven technology that we can use to rapidly integrate and find Signals in large data flows.”

HPCC Systems grew out of the need for LexisNexis Risk Solutions to manage, sort, link, integrate, and analyze billions of records within seconds. Opera Solutions will leverage HPCC Systems’ consistent architecture, high-level data-centric programming language, and two processing platforms: the Thor Data Refinery Cluster and the Roxie Rapid Data Delivery Cluster. The HPCC Systems Big Data Platform will integrate with Opera Solutions’ Vektor Big Data analytics platform, which supports the deployment of Opera Solutions’ hosted analytics solutions.

“HPCC Systems continues to gain momentum and is poised to help Opera Solutions rapidly deliver value to its customers,” said Flavio Villanustre, Vice President, Infrastructure, HPCC Systems. “Opera Solutions is a great example of a company that got involved in our open-source community in its endeavors in the Big Data analytics world, and the power of our platform is helping them continue to innovate.”

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