YarcData Selected by QinetiQ North America to Deliver Actionable Intelligence
Through Graph Analytics
uRiKA Big Data Appliance Enables Rapid Discovery Across Large Data
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/29/13 -- YarcData, a Cray
(NASDAQ: CRAY) company dedicated to providing "Big Data"
graph-analytic solutions to enterprises, today announced a strategic
partnership with QinetiQ North America (QNA), a leading defense
solutions and advanced technology provider that delivers outstanding,
cost-effective products and services to an international clientele of
government and commercial customers. The partnership focuses on
delivering the YarcData uRiKA Big Data appliance to QNA customers to
improve the speed and effectiveness of discovering actionable
intelligence through graph analytics.
"Based on our current and prospective customers' requirements, we
conducted an evaluation of Big Data analytics technologies and
YarcData's uRiKA graph analytics appliance has a unique, leading-edge
ability to rapidly identify and discover unknown relationships in Big
Data. Our customers have time-sensitive information assurance,
cybersecurity and data protection challenges where the performance,
scalability and ease-of-use of YarcData's uRiKA appliance delivers a
significant advantage," said David Papas, vice president QinetiQ
North America, Mission Solutions Business Unit.
"QNA has a long history of solving the most demanding challenges with
ground-breaking technology solutions that deliver bottom line results
for their customers. We are excited about the partnership with QNA to
deliver solutions to the growing list of organizations realizing
competitive advantage and mission success by harnessing the power of
graph analytics and YarcData's uRiKA," said Tim White, global head,
Government and Intelligence, YarcData.
YarcData's uRiKA is a Big Data appliance for graph analytics that
enables enterprises to discover unknown, unexpected and hidden
relationships in large data sets. uRiKA is a highly scalable,
real-time platform that supports ad hoc queries, pattern-based
searches, inferencing and deduction. uRiKA is purpose-built for graph
analytics featuring graph-optimized hardware and a graph database
optimized for the underlying hardware enabling applications to
interact with the appliance using the industry standard interfaces of
RDF/SPARQL defined by the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C). Singularly
focused on graph analytics, uRiKA augments existing analytical
environments by delivering new high-value discoveries and insights
that drive competitive advantage.
QinetiQ North America (QNA) is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the
FTSE250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: QQ.L).
Operating in North America, QNA delivers world-class technology,
responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets,
focusing on U.S. government and commercial customers. Its engineers,
scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products and
services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven,
reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands
of national defense, homeland security and information assurance
customers. QNA is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. For more
information visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com and join our conversation at
About the uRiKA Appliance
The uRiKA system is a purpose-built
appliance for graph analytics featuring graph-optimized hardware that
provides up to 512 terabytes of global shared memory,
massively-multithreaded graph processors supporting 128
threads/processor, and highly scalable I/O with data ingest rates of
up to 350 terabytes per hour -- and an RDF/SPARQL database optimized
for the underlying hardware enabling applications to interact with
the appliance using industry standard interfaces. The uRiKA system
complements an existing data warehouse or Hadoop cluster by
offloading graph workloads and interoperating within the existing
analytics workflow. Subscription pricing for on-premise deployment of
the appliance eases the adoption of the uRiKA system into existing IT
YarcData, a Cray company, delivers business-focused
real-time graph analytics for enterprises to gain business insight by
discovering unknown relationships in Big Data. Customers include the
Canadian government, Mayo Clinic, Noblis, Pittsburgh Supercomputing
Center, Sandia National Labs, and the United States government, among
others. YarcData is based in the San Francisco bay area and more
information is at www.yarcdata.com.
About Cray Inc.
Global supercomputing leader Cray Inc. (NASDAQ:
CRAY) provides innovative systems and solutions enabling scientists
and engineers in industry, academia and government to meet existing
and future simulation and analytics challenges. Leveraging 40 years
of experience in developing and servicing the world's most advanced
supercomputers, Cray offers a comprehensive portfolio of
supercomputers and Big Data solutions delivering unrivaled
performance, efficiency and scalability. Cray's Adaptive
Supercomputing vision is focused on delivering innovative
next-generation products that integrate diverse processing
technologies into a unified architecture, allowing customers to
surpass today's limitations and meeting the market's continued demand
for realized performance. Go to www.cray.com for more information.
Cray is a registered trademark of Cray Inc. in the United States and
other countries, and YarcData and uRiKA are trademarks of Cray Inc.
Other product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks
of their respective owners.
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