Infosys Launches BigDataEdge: New Platform Develops Enterprise Insights up to Eight Times Faster, Fosters Near Real-Time

Infosys Launches BigDataEdge: New Platform Develops Enterprise Insights up to
       Eight Times Faster, Fosters Near Real-Time Decisions and Actions

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, February 20, 2013

NEW YORK, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Infosys today announced the launch of BigDataEdge to radically simplify the
complex task of analyzing Big Data to discover relevant information. By
empowering business users to rapidly develop insights from vast amounts of
structured and unstructured data, better business decisions can be made in
near real-time. With Infosys BigDataEdge, enterprises can reduce the time
taken to extract information by up to 40 percent and generate insights up to
eight times faster.

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Infosys BigDataEdge includes:

  *A rich visual interface with more than 50 customizable dashboards and 250
    built-in algorithms. These algorithms, a set of reusable business rules
    both function and industry-specific, enable business teams to self-serve
    the process of building insights while minimizing the need for technical
    intervention
  *Over 50 data source connectors, which allow easy access to structured and
    unstructured data residing across enterprise and external sources. This
    would enable acceleration of discovery of relevant information from
    existing, underutilized data
  *A powerful collaboration wall and pre-built workflows that allow teams
    across functions to interact on insights and collectively implement
    decisions
  *A Logical Data Warehouse providing a virtual data management architecture,
    eliminates the need for physical availability of data to build and test
    insights
  *'Out-of-the-box' applications for specific industry needs such as fraud
    detection and prevention, predictive analytics and monitoring, and
    customer micro-segmentation that deliver faster returns on investment

Announcing the new platform, Vishnu Bhat, Vice President and Global Head  - 
Cloud, Infosys ,  said , "Enterprises today cannot afford to spend an
inordinate amount of time making sense of the data deluge that surrounds them.
Infosys BigDataEdge draws upon our deep research and development capabilities
and proven expertise in Big Data and analytics to help clients turn data into
revenues faster. This unique platform is already enabling ten global
organizations to develop actionable insights in a matter of days and act on
them from day one."

Supporting Quotes

Cetin Ozbutun, Vice President, Data Warehousing and Big Data Technologies,
Oracle ^® , said: "Big Data can provide our customers with superior agility
andinsight to make better business decisions. Infosys has demonstrated the
ability to deliver needed skills forOracle's Big Data solutions, as well as
for Oracle ^® 's industry leading data warehousing and analyticsplatforms.
The Infosys BigDataEdge platform leverages Oracle ^® Big Data Appliance and
Oracle ^® Exadata Database Machine tohelp our clients acquire, organize,
analyze, and take action on these insights and produce a faster return
ontheir Big Data investments."

Tim Stevens, Vice President, Corporate and Business Development at Cloudera ,
 said, "In this era of Big Data, organizations are demanding that actionable
insights be both timely and cost-effective if they are to provide real
competitive advantage. The Infosys BigDataEdge solution fully utilizes
Cloudera's industry leading technologies to enable enterprises to process
their structured and unstructured data assets and gain real-time actionable
insights with ease."

Mark Beyer, Research Vice President, Gartner ,  said , "The Logical Data
Warehouse is a new data management architecture for analytics which combines
the strengths of traditional repository warehouses with alternative data
management and access strategy. ^[ ^1 ^] Logical Data Warehouse is the
answer to address the Big Data needs and enterprises should choose Big Data
platforms that embrace this approach. ^[2] "

' Ray '  Wang, Principal Analyst and CEO, Constellation Research, Inc. , 
added , "As organizations shift from real-time to right time, organizations
seek relevant insight in order to make business decisions. Big Data must
berelevant and contextual in order to deliver business value. Constellation
sees the rise of Big Data hubs as one of many key solutions in reducing the
complexity and improving context."

1.  Gartner, Hype Cycle for Information Infrastructure, 2012  , Mark A.
Beyer, Roxane Edjlali, 21 June 2012

2.  Gartner, Understanding the Logical Data Warehouse: The Emerging Practice,
Mike Blechar, 31 July 2012

Additional Resources

  *Click to download the BigDataEdge infographic
  *Click to download the BigDataEdge brochure
  *Click here for the Infosys BigDataEdge video
  *Read the Infosys Big Data blog here

About Infosys

Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth.
That's why Forbes ranked Infosys 19th among the top 100 most innovative
companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology,
and outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries
realize their goals. Visit http://www.infosys.com and see how Infosys (NYSE:
INFY), with its 150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise® today.

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attract and retain highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on
fixed-price, fixed-time frame contracts, client concentration, restrictions on
immigration, industry segment concentration, our ability to manage our
international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus
areas, disruptions in telecommunication networks or system failures, our
ability to successfully complete and integrate potential acquisitions,
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in which Infosys has made strategic investments, withdrawal or expiration of
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For Further information please contact:

Asia Pacific Abhijith Karthikeya D Infosys, India Phone: +91-80-41563373
Abhijith_Damodar@infosys.com

EMEA Paul De Lara Infosys, UK Phone: +44-2075162748 Paul_deLara@infosys.com

The  Americas Jay Barta Infosys, US Phone: +1-510-926-7840
Jay_Barta@Infosys.com
 
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