PULSATE Announces Big Data Collaboration with Dell, Intel and Revolution Analytics

   PULSATE Announces Big Data Collaboration with Dell, Intel and Revolution

  PR Newswire

  KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 28, 2013

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia-Pacific Big Data
player Pulsate today announced a collaboration with industry majors Dell ,
Intel, and Revolution Analytics to set up a state-of-the-art Big Data
Solutions Centre, Malaysia's first such initiative in the fast-emerging big
data analytics arena. This collaboration pools expertise from the four
companies and will offer big data analytics infrastructure, solutions,
training and proof-of-concept for innovative projects for businesses and
government organisations.

Pulsate will focus on leading-edge big data predictive analytics solutions.
Pulsate is also investing to set up a Big Data Academy in Kuala Lumpur. This
Academy, the first of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region, will reinforce
Pulsate's leadership position across Asia. Pulse Group's CEO Bob Chua has
previously announced plans to become Asia's premier big data solutions
provider and will leverage on its marketing analytics business to lead in the
predictive analytics space.

"We're very excited to be collaborating with the alliance of leading global
partners like Dell, Intel and Revolution Analytics to build our big data and
analytics offering," said Pulsate CEO Bob Chua. "We believe Asia has the
highest long-term growth potential for big data as organisations are only now
starting to realize its numerous benefits. The synergy with our marketing
analytics history and Asian dominance puts us in a good position to capitalize
on the growth for big data applications in Asia going forward."

International Data Corp (IDC) projects the global big data technology and
services market to grow to US$23.8 billion by 2016. IDC expects big data
spending in the Asia-Pacific excluding Japan to reach US$603 million in 2013,
up 42.6% over 2012.

"The global market for big data analytics is growing at a rapid pace and
businesses across the Asia region are aggressively tapping into the new
insights that big data analytics is generating to drive competitiveness," said
Revolution Analytics CEO David Rich. "The collaboration with Pulsate is very
exciting as it will allow us to work with its approximately 3,000 clients to
help build advanced analytics capabilities into their current solutions and
bring them into our ecosystem of solution partners."

"Intel is committed to providing the industry with a better foundation from
which it can push the limits of innovation and realize the transformational
opportunity of big data," said Prakash Mallya, Country Manager, Intel Malaysia
and Singapore. "Our participation with Pulsate together with our partners Dell
and Revolution Analytics are a realization of our vision for helping
customers, organizations, governments and ISVs in the Southeast Asia region to
maximize the growing market opportunities and drive new projects forward."

Dell has transformed itself into a solutions company, having announced 20
acquisitions within the last three to four years to expand its enterprise
capabilities. "We have robust, industry-standard x86 servers for big data
requirements," said Dell's Managing Director of Commercial Business for
Malaysia and Singapore Mr Chue Chee Wei. "Together with our partners, we are
pleased to be able to help customers harness the value of big data with
industry-leading solutions for proof-of-concept deployments and analytics

About Pulsate

Pulsate is an Asia-Pacific based Big Data leader, applying advanced predictive
analytics to effectively drive sales and increase profits for its customers.
The company specialises in predictive analytics and data management services.
These services provide significant value to clients by helping them to
simulate outcomes, optimize resources, and take an overall leading-edge
position amongst their competitors. Pulsate is part of the Pulse Group, Asia's
leading Marketing Analytics agency, founded by Bob Chua.

About Revolution Analytics

Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and
services based on the open source R project for statistical computing. Led by
analytics consulting veteran Dave Rich, the company brings high performance,
productivity, and enterprise readiness to R, the most powerful statistics
language. The company's flagship Revolution R Enterprise software is designed
to meet the production needs of large organisations in industries such as
finance, life sciences, retail, manufacturing, and media.

About Intel

Intel (NASDAQ: INTC) is a world leader in computing innovation. The company
designs and builds the essential technologies that serve as the foundation for
the world's computing devices. Additional information about Intel is available
at newsroom.intel.com and blogs.intel.com

About Dell

Dell Inc (NASDAQ: DELL) listens to customers and delivers innovative
technology and services that give them the power to do more. For more
information, visit www.dell.com .

Website: http://www.revolutionanalytics.com/products/revolution-enterprise.php
Website: http://newsroom.intel.com
Website: http://blogs.intel.com
Website: http://www.pulse-group.com
Website: http://www.dell.com
Website: http://www.revolutionanalytics.com
Website: http://www.revolutionanalytics.com/what-is-open-source-r
Contact: Bob Chua, Group CEO, Pulse Group, +6-(03)-2201-5156,
bob.chua@pulse-group.com, http://www.pulse-group.com/
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