Actian Scoops Up Big Data Analytics Provider ParAccel

Adding to its list of recent acquisitions (Pervasive, Versant), Actian Corp. a big data management vendor, announced the purchase of ParAccel, a leader in high-performance analytics.  The acquisition adds Amazon, The Royal Bank of Scotland, OfficeMax and MicroStrategy to Actian’s big data customer portfolio.

According to Steve Shine, CEO of Actian, today’s software will be unable to cope with the complexities of big data. “The Actian software portfolio, which is specifically designed to fully exploit modern hardware architectures, arms organizations with an unmatched single platform to connect to any data, analyze it at scale for relevance and take action to turn big data into business value.”

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