You may have heard that Dell recently acquired StatSoft, a leading provider of advanced analytics solutions that deliver a wide range of data mining, predictive analytics and data visualization capabilities. The acquisition bolsters Dell's growing portfolio of information management solutions, while further enhancing the company's open approach to data management.

StatSoft brings many significant offerings important to the success of modern data analytics initiatives. Among these features are: 

  • An array of  the most advanced linear and nonlinear predictive modeling tools
  • A wide selection of visualizations enabling scientific and technical charts to be used with modern customization, drawing and graphics management
  • A comprehensive selection of text and data mining tools 

About the acquisition, Matt Wolken, vice president and general  manager of information management at Dell Software said, "With the rapid explosion of data comes the opportunity for organizations to gain deep insight into their business processes in order to facilitate better decision making and maximize profitability. The acquisition of StatSoft gives Dell’s customers access to a proven advanced analytics solution that delivers the predictive and prescriptive analysis capabilities businesses need in order to make faster, more accurate decisions.”

You can learn more about the Dell acquisition of StatSoft at insideBigData.