Opera Solutions Forms Strategic Alliance With LexisNexis(R) to

Opera Solutions Forms Strategic Alliance With LexisNexis(R) to
Leverage HPCC Systems(R) Big Data Platform 
ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 --  LexisNexis Risk(R)
Solutions today announced that Opera Solutions, LLC, a leading global
Big Data science company, has chosen HPCC Systems(R), an open-source,
enterprise-proven platform for Big Data analysis and processing, as
one of the processing components in its Vektor(TM) 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." 
About Opera Solutions, LLC
 Opera Solutions (www.operasolutions.com)
is a global leader in machine learning. With 230+ machine-learning
scientists among its 700 employees, it combines science, technology,
and domain expertise to transform Signals -- the valuable predictive
information in Big Data flows -- into machine-gene
rated Best Actions
that drive profit and productivity gains. Its Signal Hub(TM)
technologies provide an enterprise-wide capability to continually
extract and use newly available predictive information from inside
and outside the enterprise. Opera Solutions serves financial
services, healthcare, government, supply chain, marketing, and other
sectors, with offices in North America, Europe, India, and China. For
more information, contact Interest@operasolutions.com, or call
1-855-OPERA-22. 
About HPCC Systems(R)
 HPCC Systems(R) (www.hpccsystems.com) from
LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions offers a proven, data-intensive
supercomputing platform designed for the enterprise to process and
solve Big Data analytical problems. As an alternative to legacy
technology, HPCC Systems offers a consistent data-centric programming
language, two processing platforms and a single, complete end-to-end
architecture for efficient processing. Connect with us on Twitter
(@hpccsystems), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/hpccsystems) and
LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/hpcc-systems) 
About LexisNexis Risk Solutions 
 LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions
(www.lexisnexis.com/risk/) is a leader in providing essential
information that helps customers across all industries and government
predict, assess and manage risk. Combining cutting-edge technology,
unique data and advanced scoring analytics, we provide products and
services that address evolving client needs in the risk sector while
upholding the highest standards of security and privacy. LexisNexis
Risk Solutions is part of Reed Elsevier, a leading publisher and
information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries
with more than 30,000 employees worldwide. 
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