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Intel Launches ‘Operating System’ for Big Data Analysis

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Two versions of Intel’s Data Platform, Enterprise and Premium Editions, will be available in second quarter, easing and speeding analysis of big data. Enterprise will be provided for free, and Premium will come with an annual subscription that offers enhanced automation, proactive security fixes and alerts, and live phone support.

On the heels of Microsoft’s announcement of its Power BI for Office 365, Intel Relevant Products/Services launched its Data Platform on Thursday. The cloud Relevant Products/Services-based software suite, like Power BI, is intended to make it faster and easier for companies to gain business intelligence Relevant Products/Services and insights from collected data Relevant Products/Services.

The platform, which includes an Analytics Tooklit to create a graph analytics Relevant Products/Services and predictive modeling environment, enables the importing, managing and analysis of big data. It uses open-source technologies including Intel Distribution for Apache Hadoop software.

Intel said its new platform provides benefits that could not previously be obtained just from Hadoop, including streaming data processing, interactive and iterative analytics, and graph processing. A toolkit provides a set of common algorithms for graphs, network-based clustering, and related functions. It also offers numerous options for customization.

‘OS for Big Data Processing’

Boyd Davis, Intel vice president and general manager of the its Datacenter Software Division, said in a statement that the new Data Platform is “like an operating system for big data processing.”

Two versions of the platform, Enterprise and Premium Editions, will be available in second quarter. The Enterprise Edition will be available for free, while the Premium version will come with an annual subscription that offers enhanced automation Relevant Products/Services, proactive security Relevant Products/Services fixes and alerts, continuing feature enhancements, and live phone support.

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