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Actian Revolutionizes Big Data Analytics Economics with All-in-One Platform Pricing and Innovative Right-to-Deploy Model Enabling Unlimited Access
|By Business Wire
|June 30, 2014 08:07 AM EDT
Corporation (“Actian”), the first company to deliver an end-to-end
big data analytics platform that runs natively in Hadoop, today
announced all-in-one platform pricing that gives organizations the
affordability and flexibility to grow and change with their business
needs. The platform pricing includes capacity-based and subscription
models as well as an innovative Right-to-Deploy option, helping
customers successfully and economically scale to get the most business
value from their data assets. While other vendors are locked into
traditional approaches that penalize customers for growth with big data,
Actian’s single platform pricing provides the broadest set of pricing
options with the ability to deploy the platform’s capabilities that best
address individual big data challenges.
Only Actian offers a single platform to connect, analyze and take action
on big data coupled with flexible pricing that complements changing data
and capacity requirements. Its unique Right-to-Deploy pricing option
specifically gives customers unlimited consumption over a period of one,
two or three years and the right to continue using what has been
deployed in perpetuity, removing economic barriers and uncertainty for
organizations to solve the most challenging business problems. It allows
companies of all sizes unconstrained usage of the Actian Analytics
Platform within flexible parameters such as region, time period,
business division, or application area, instead of charging per node or
“Rapidly proliferating data sources and volumes give organizations
unprecedented opportunity to implement analytics-enabled business
processes, yet vendors paradoxically punish their customers with steep
price increases as data volumes and analytical usage grow,” said Ashish
Gupta, chief marketing officer, Actian. “Actian has forever changed and
greatly simplified platform pricing. We have aligned our platform and
go-to-market strategy to democratize big data analytics – enabling Big
Data for the Rest of Us™.”
Tailored Editions To Suit Your Business Needs
Actian designed its platform and pricing to accelerate time to value
from big data analytics and enable a data-driven enterprise with the
following three editions.
Actian Analytics Platform – Extreme Performance
Edition: Built for enterprises that require massive scale and
high-performance analytics at the lowest possible latency with the
highest accuracy, the Extreme Performance Edition accelerates the entire
analytics value chain from connecting to massive amounts of raw big data
all the way to delivering actionable business value from sophisticated
analytics. Even highly complex predictive and contextual analytics run
in seconds. Imagine a platform that uses modern visual frameworks and
adaptive workload management to hide complexity and enable all your
users to run analytics without having to become data scientists.
Actian Analytics Platform – Hadoop SQL Edition:
To address the rapid growth of Hadoop evaluations that require
enterprise grade capabilities and SQL access to the data, the Hadoop SQL
Edition is the industry’s first end-to-end analytics platform built to
run 100 percent natively in Hadoop. Launched on June 3 at the Hadoop
Summit, the Hadoop SQL Edition is the highest performing, industrial
grade, fully compliant SQL
in Hadoop offering that enables millions of business-savvy SQL users
and business analysts to conduct advanced analytics directly on Hadoop
data. Companies investing in Hadoop now can broaden the scope of data
discovery, increase the accuracy of decisions, and speed time to value
from new analytical outcomes.
Actian Analytics Platform – Express Edition:
To address the phenomenal movement of customers and developers who want
to “try before they buy,” the Express Edition is Actian’s new, free
community edition and an on-ramp to the other platform editions. Actian
Express delivers unmatched performance without compromise. Now
organizations can deploy analytics projects faster without risky,
complex and costly data warehouse projects.
“Organizations that successfully deliver innovative big data value take
an end-to-end view that leverages diverse sources, enables rapid
iterative discovery and low-latency analytic processes, and prompts
dynamic actions within operational flows for analytics-enabled business
process,” said Shawn Rogers, vice president of research, Enterprise
Management Associates. “Actian has strengthened the business value of
its end-to-end platform with innovative pricing that offers
future-proofing by eliminating penalties for data and user growth plus
the flexibility of multiple paths to engagement.”
Actian Analytics Platform pricing is available now for all editions. For
pricing information, please contact Actian at [email protected].
About Actian: Accelerating Big Data 2.0™
Actian transforms big data into business value for any organization
– not just the privileged few. Actian provides transformational business
value by delivering actionable insights into new sources of revenue,
business opportunities, and ways of mitigating risk with
high-performance in-database analytics complemented with extensive
connectivity and data preparation. The 21st century software
architecture of the Actian Analytics Platform delivers extreme
performance on off-the-shelf hardware, overcoming key technical and
economic barriers to broad adoption of big data. Actian also makes
Hadoop enterprise-grade by providing high-performance data enrichment,
visual design and SQL analytics in Hadoop without the need for MapReduce
skills. Among tens of thousands of organizations using Actian are
innovators using analytics for competitive advantage in industries like
financial services, telecommunications, digital media, healthcare and
retail. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices
worldwide. Stay connected with Actian Corporation at www.actian.com or
on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
Actian, Big Data for the Rest of Us, Accelerating Big Data 2.0 and
Actian Analytics Platform are trademarks of Actian Corporation and its
subsidiaries. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and
logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.
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