SAIC Introduces Cloud-Based Big Data Ingestion Platform
DigitalEdge™ enables rapid big data ingest, analytics and alerts to empower
organizations with actionable intelligence in real-time
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 20, 2013
MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Science Applications International
Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today introduced DigitalEdge™, a versatile big
data software platform capable of real-time, high-volume data ingestion and
processing from a variety of complex data sources – helping organizations
streamline business operations and enabling decisive action.
DigitalEdge is the first technology release from a family of Critical Insight™
big data optimization solutions for the enterprise. Large organizations in
industries such as energy, financial services, health, national security and
telecommunications can now benefit from a robust intelligence solution that
facilitates real-time actionable business decisions, generating alerts for
applied use cases such as cyber security threats, electronic financial fraud
detection, medical research and digital anomalies.
The DigitalEdge platform enables automatic scaling to handle the on-boarding
and processing of high velocity streaming data. DigitalEdge solves the problem
of managing and interpreting complex information with data enrichment, which
correlates and merges related data into context-rich records. DigitalEdge
also empowers decision makers with real-time alerts when data anomalies are
detected. The platform can process billions of data records per day while
providing situational awareness based on user-defined alerting criteria.
The platform runs in private, public and hybrid cloud environments and can
provide output to a number of NoSQL data stores based upon customer needs.
Additionally, DigitalEdge can easily integrate with legacy systems, ingesting
and analyzing data that an organization currently generates.
oReal-time actionable intelligence: provides timing and context for a
competitive advantage or enhanced situational awareness
oComponent agnostic: easily integrates with legacy solutions while focusing
on agile improvements
oThreat detection and prevention: enables organizations to stay in front of
opportunities and threats to critical and sensitive information through
oOperational efficiency and productivity: dynamically scales up and down as
processing and storage demands fluctuate
Preston Wood, Zions Bancorporation, Executive Vice President Security Division
and Chief Information Security
"Zions Bancorporation is working with SAIC to incorporate the DigitalEdge
platform into our security intelligence operations as part of our ongoing
efforts in continuing to provide leading fraud prevention and detection
John Thomas, SAIC group president, Intelligence, Surveillance and
Reconnaissance "DigitalEdge's advanced ingestion ability can ignite innovative
strategies for our clients by enhancing their ability to reach and correlate
diverse data sets to create context rich information – which advances
real-time decision making. This is important first stage to the big data life
cycle that sets a strong foundation for deep analytics. "
Gulu Gambhir, SAIC senior vice president, Group Chief Technologist Officer:
"Live correlation of massive amounts of disparate data in-stream gives
organizations their first glimpse of actionable digital intelligence with
activity-based, contextual information to drive business decisions."
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company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital
importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the
environment, critical infrastructure, and health. The Company's approximately
40,000 employees serve customers in the U.S. Department of Defense, the
intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, other U.S.
Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in
McLean, Va., SAIC had annual revenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its
fiscal year ended January 31, 2012. For more information, visit
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