Dell Bolsters its Big Data Analytics Capabilities

To help companies evolve and make faster and more secure decisions based on their data insights, Dell is introducing a series of new big data and analytics solutions and services.

With the launch of Statistica 13, the latest release of the company’s advanced analytics software platform, Dell will help simplify and improve the process by which organizations deploy predictive models directly to data sources inside the firewall, in the cloud and in partner ecosystems.

Enhancements and new capabilities in Statistica 13 include a completely revamped and modernized GUI for greater ease-of-use and visual appeal, deeper integration with the recently added Statistica Interactive Visualization and Dashboard engine for more effective communication to data consumers, tighter integration with open source R for easier sharing and control of R scripts, a new stepwise model tool that progressively recommends optimum models for users, and a new Native Distributed Analytics (NDA) capabilities that allow users to run analytics directly in the database where data lives and work more efficiently with large and growing data sets.

“We’re enabling people to take analytics to the data, have analytics run on full volume data, and at the same time increase the utilization of the database platforms, like Hadoop,” said John Thompson, ‎GM of Advanced Analytics at Dell.

In addition to Statistica 13, Dell Services is expanding its Analytics-as-a-Service offerings with industry-specific services that help customers unearth insights, predict business outcomes, and improve accuracy and efficiency of critical business processes.

The new services include fraud, waste and abuse management, Denial Likelihood Scoring and Predictive Analytics, and Churn Management/Customer Retention Services.

Along with the Analytics-as-a-Service offering,  Dell Service Desk Analytics and Dell ModelHealth (DMH) Tracker is making its debut.

Dell Service Desk Analytics transforms IT service desk management by enabling predictive error management and automation. It creates early warning alerts and text analytics to improve the end-user experience and reduce business disruption.

Dell ModelHealth Tracker helps customers track and monitor the effectiveness of their various scorecard or predictive analytics models.

“More than ever, our customers are looking for ways to make sense of the enormous amount of information they collect, so that they can focus on their core business,” said Prasad Thrikutam, president and global head of application at Dell Services.  “With the launch of our analytics-enabled BPO services, and our Analytics-as-a -Service offerings for industry verticals such as banking, healthcare and insurance, we are able to provide actionable insights customers can use to grow their businesses, enhance their customers’ experience, and gain operational efficiencies.”

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