Paxata Advances Vision of Connecton Information at Strata + Hadoop World

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (Strata + Hadoop World Booth #515) -- Paxata, provider of the only Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise, will be hosting a series of activities, including customer and partner speaking sessions, interactive demonstrations, and in-booth giveaways at the Strata + Hadoop World San Jose Conference being held on March 29-31, 2016 in San Jose, California.

STRATA ACTIVITY: SPEAKING SESSION From X-ray to MRI: New Insights on Data about Data
WHERE: 230 B
WHEN: 2:40pm - 3:20pm, Wednesday, March 30
WHAT: Join analytic leaders Conrad Mulcahy, associate managing director and director of data analytics at K2 Intelligence, Travis Ringger, manager of advanced risk and compliance analytics at PwC, and Dave Wells, BI and analytics consultant and educator at InfoCentric, for a lively discussion, moderated by Nenshad Bardoliwalla, cofounder and chief product officer for Paxata. They’ll share real-world data preparation challenges and discuss new technologies, including Spark-powered machine learning, latent semantic indexing, statistical pattern recognition, and text analytics techniques, which accelerate the ability to transform data into usable information.

STRATA ACTIVITY: Book signing and author meet-and-greet
WHERE: Paxata Booth 515
WHEN: 3:30pm-3:50pm, Wednesday, March 30
WHAT: Stop by and get your autographed copy of “Data Virtualization: Going Beyond Traditional Data Integration to Achieve Business Agility”, authored by Bob Eve, director of data and analytics software, Cisco Systems. Bob is an expert on agile data integration across both business and IT, which with the advent of self-service, big data and virtualization is completely upending traditional data integration approaches. Talk to Bob about the latest advances in general, as well as advanced solutions delivered today by Paxata and Cisco.

STRATA ACTIVITY: SPEAKING SESSION: Win – Win: Enterprise-Grade Data Preparation for Business and IT
WHERE: Paxata Booth 515
WHEN: 1:25pm - 1:45pm, Thursday, March 31
WHAT: Nenshad Bardoliwalla, cofounder and chief product officer at Paxata, and Bob Eve, director for data and analytics software at Cisco, will host a joint session addressing how to meet businesses ease of use and agility requirements along with IT’s governance, security and scalability needs, when delivering enterprise grade data preparation. In conjunction with Paxata’s data preparation offerings, they will show how Cisco Data Virtualization along with Cisco Unified Computing Systems Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data can provide the complete solution today’s fast-growing, high-impact data preparation implementations require.

STRATA ACTIVITY: SPEAKING SESSION: Healthy data, healthy business: data prep to accelerate rapid healthcare analytics
WHERE: Paxata Booth 515
WHEN: 1:25pm - 1:45pm, Wednesday, March 30 and 3:30pm - 3:50pm, Thursday, March 31
WHAT: Christian Franklin, Managing Partner at TamGroup, will share how healthcare organizations are grappling with massive transformation and IT organizations must integrate and cope with alternative payment models and new patient engagement models, across more devices, more applications and more interactions. This is essential if they are going to improve the risk/reward equation, allow patients to be more involved with their care and ultimately increase patient satisfaction. Data agility plays a significant role in making smarter business and clinical decisions, which are critical success factors in surviving this transformation. Learn how Paxata applies machine learning to help healthcare practitioners clean, shape and curate data - across data lakes, traditional data warehouses and even spreadsheets - for rapid analysis while maintaining auditability for compliance.

STRATA ACTIVITY: Paxata Spring ’16 Release Demonstration and in Booth Speaking Sessions
WHERE: Paxata Booth 515
WHAT: See firsthand in this interactive demo how Paxata’s latest release bridges the gap between analysts and IT with new intuitive capabilities that enable analysts to collaboratively explore and prepare all of their data no matter the source or format. The demonstration will also show how the new release provides IT-specific controls to support governance, security and scale. In addition, Paxata will be hosting in-booth sessions every 45 minutes with a variety of speakers. Please stop by the Paxata to booth to obtain a schedule.

About Paxata
Paxata is the only Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise. Paxata’s platform provides an interactive, analyst-centric data prep experience powered by a unified set of technologies designed from the ground up for comprehensive data integration, data quality, semantic enrichment, collaboration and governance. Information-driven organizations who want to make data worth analyzing use Paxata to explore, clean, shape, and combine all the data they need into rich AnswerSets™ which power ad hoc, operational, predictive and packaged analytics.

Paxata’s platform, built on Apache Spark and optimized to run in Hadoop environments, leverages distributed computing, machine learning and a dynamically visual workspace that promotes transparent governance and ad hoc collaboration. Paxata data prep, powered by IntelliFusion™, is designed to eliminate the need for coding, scripting and sampling. The solution is available as a service, and can be deployed in AWS virtual private clouds or within Hadoop environments at customer sites.

Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City with offices in New York, Ohio and Washington DC. Visit www.paxata.com, follow @Paxata, connect on linkedin.com/company/paxata, follow us at www.facebook.com/paxata and watch us on http://www.Youtube.com/PaxataTV.

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Source: Paxata