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

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Eight Times Faster, Fosters near Real-Time Decisions and Actions 
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 Infosys launches BigDataEdge: New Platform Develops Enterprise Insights up to 
     Eight Times Faster, Fosters Near Real-Time Decisions and Actions 
New York, February 20, 2013: 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. 
Infosys BigDataEdge includes: 
* A rich visual interface with more than 50 customiizable 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(r) said: "Big Data can provide our customers with superior agility and
insight to make better business decisions. Infosys has demonstrated the ability
to deliver needed skills for Oracle's Big Data solutions, as well as for
Oracle(r)'s industry leading data warehousing and analytics platforms. The
Infosys BigDataEdge platform leverages Oracle(r) Big Data Appliance and
Oracle(r) Exadata Database Machine to help our clients acquire, organize,
analyze, and take action on these insights and produce a faster return on their
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 be relevant 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 www.infosys.com and see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with its
150,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise(r) today. 
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For Further information please contact: 
Asia Pacific                            EMEA                 
Abhijith Karthikeya D                   Paul De Lara
Infosys, lndia                          Infosys, UK
Phone: +91 80 41563373                  Phone: +44 2075162748
Abhijith_Damodar@infosys.com            Paul_deLara@infosys.com 
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For Infosys Limited 
N R Ravikrishnan 
Company Secretary 
                  
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