|By Business Wire||
|January 31, 2013 08:03 AM EST||
Revolution Analytics, the leading commercial provider of software, services and support for the open source R project, today announced that it has been named a winner of DeveloperWeek’s Best of Tech Awards. It is recognized as the Top Innovator in the Big Data Technologies category for Revolution R Enterprise, its commercial-grade analytics software.
“We are thrilled to be named the Top Innovator of Big Data Technologies,” said David Rich, Revolution Analytics CEO. “Enterprises need highly scalable and flexible analytics solutions to unlock the value of big data, and Revolution R Enterprise allows organizations to take a customized approach to their unique data challenges. The success of our customers is a top priority and we continually strive to find new and innovative ways to exceed their needs with Revolution R Enterprise.”
Revolution R Enterprise is built upon the world’s most powerful open source R statistics language. Designed for enterprise-class data analytics, Revolution R Enterprise delivers unmatched performance, productivity and scalability, allowing customers to quickly and efficiently manage growing data sets for statistical analysis without having to invest in additional or specialized tools or talent.
“DeveloperWeek congratulates all of the winners of the Best of Tech Awards,” said Geoff Domoracki, DeveloperWeek founder and CEO. “Winning a Best of Tech Award at DeveloperWeek is recognition of the hard work and innovation companies inspire in the tech community.”
The Best of Tech Award recipients were selected by a combination of peer voting and a review from an independent panel of judges. Winners will be honored at DeveloperWeek, which takes place February 2-7 in San Francisco.
During the show, two Revolution Analytics executives will present on next-generation Big Data analytics with R.
David Smith, vice president of marketing and community, will give a brief overview of R and some of its applications in a presentation titled “A Brief Introduction to Data Science with R” at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 6. Directly following Smith at 2:10 p.m., Joseph Rickert, technical marketing manager, will discuss the issues involved in using R to analyze large data sets in “Predictive Modeling With Big Data in R.” Both presentations will be held in Room 1 at the SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street in downtown San Francisco.
DeveloperWeek is the 6 day incubator program and educational track for developers interested in taking a deep dive look at a programming language or vetting an application idea. DeveloperWeek combines a 4-day general and advanced technical agenda set to have 200 speakers, 80 sessions and 1200+ participants. DeveloperWeek is brought to you by the creators of TechWeek, Data 2.0 Summit debuts in San Francisco February 2-7th. For more information, visit: www.developerweek.com
About Revolution Analytics
Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services based on the open source R project for statistical computing. The company brings high performance, productivity and enterprise readiness to R, the most powerful statistics language in the world. The company’s flagship Revolution R Enterprise product is designed to meet the production needs of large organizations in industries such as finance, life sciences, retail, manufacturing and media. Used by over two million analysts in academia and at cutting-edge companies such as Google, Bank of America and Acxiom, R has emerged as the standard of innovation in statistical analysis. Revolution Analytics is committed to fostering the continued growth of the R community through sponsorship of the Inside-R.org community site, funding worldwide R user groups and offering free licenses of Revolution R Enterprise to everyone in academia. For more information, visit http://www.revolutionanalytics.com/.
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