by Angela Guess
A new press release out of the company reports, “Teradata, the big data analytics company, announced today that it has purchased Big Data Partnership, a leading EMEA-based services provider of big data solutions and training. Big Data Partnership has deep expertise in disruptive technologies, including Apache Hadoop, and helps its clients discover how to become more data driven and data savvy through data science and the adoption of the latest big data technologies. Big data analytics services represent a fast-growing market valued at $40 billion in 2015.* Internet-of-Things sensor data and information streams from consumer technologies are fueling growth and spiking demand for multi-genre analytics, new data infrastructures and business models. Some companies experiment with big data analytics, investing in and trying many data platforms and techniques, with mixed or poor results. Other companies scramble to recruit experts and services in the face of petabyte-sized data fluctuations.”
The release continues, “In this high-demand, opportunity-rich market, Big Data Partnership was founded by Mike Merritt-Holmes, Tim Seears, and Pinal Gandhi in 2012. Today, Big Data Partnership has a highly talented team of big data architects, engineers, data scientists and certified trainers engaged with clients on-site and through itsLondon facility. Big Data Partnership will now join Teradata’s Think Big consulting practice, accelerating Think Big’s expansion of open source consulting services internationally. The Big Data Partnership team will be additive to Teradata’s consulting capabilities that provide strategic consulting, platform-neutral options and agile implementation services for big data analytics. Teradata is committed to giving customers choices, with solutions deployed on-premises or in the cloud, ensuring that companies have the expertise and insight they need to capitalize on all their data.”
Read more at PR Newswire.
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