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Actian et Pervasive Software fusionnent pour créer une force perturbatrice dans le domaine des « big data »

Actian Corp. (« Actian »), innovateur dans la gestion nouvelle génération des « big data » et créateur de la base de données d'analyse novatrice et inégalée Vectorwise, et Pervasive Software Inc. (NASDAQ : PVSW), société mondiale de premier plan dans le domaine de l'innovation de données dans le nuage et sur site, ont annoncé aujourd'hui que les deux sociétés ont signé un accord définitif de fusion en vertu duquel Actian fera l'acquisition de toutes les actions émises de Pervasive, à 9,20 USD par action.

Cet accord évalue la valeur de Pervasive à 161,9 millions USD et permet à Actian de donner plus rapidement une vision de la possibilité offerte aux organisations d'agir en temps réel à mesure que leur environnement commercial évolue.

« Les « big data » représentent une chance et un défi pour toutes les organisations dans tous les secteurs. Certaines connaissances critiques sur des possibilités commerciales potentielles peuvent se trouver enfermées dans des systèmes indécryptables et inaccessibles. La gestion de données et les connaissances qu'on peut en tirer constituent la grande question des entreprises qui cherchent à déverrouiller cette valeur commerciale incrémentielle de taille enfermée dans les « big data », a déclaré Steve Shine, PDG d'Actian Corporation. « Cette transaction combine les capacités éprouvées des deux entreprises à innover davantage et à dépasser les géants du secteur, car nous pouvons désormais mettre à disposition de toutes les organisations les trésors recelés par les « big data ». »

« Le secteur discute beaucoup des difficultés soulevées par le défi des « big data ». Le débat se résume à trouver comment les entreprises peuvent extraire de la valeur commerciale des données, d'une manière puissante mais simple », a affirmé M. Shine. « Nous voulons donner aux clients les outils dont ils ont besoin pour obtenir ces données, trouver ces noyaux de connaissance et agir immédiatement en conséquence. Un commerçant en ligne gagnerait-il à connaître les préférences sociales des visiteurs de sa boutique ou des alertes en temps réel provenant d'un site de comparaison de prix sur les articles stockés ? La fusion d'Actian et de Pervasive nous permet de commercialiser ce genre de données avantageuses et bien d'autres encore, ce qui permet aux entreprises de créer des résultats commerciaux intéressants dérivés de ces « big data » prometteuses. »

Actian et Pervasive offrent des solutions complexes de gestion de données pour des dizaines de milliers de déploiements stratégiques dans le monde entier. Cette fusion permet aux clients d'accéder à un portefeuille élargi de produits, et à nos partenaires de pouvoir offrir de nouvelles solutions sur les marchés adjacents. La société jointe donnera une vision pour aider toutes les organisations à tirer une plus grande valeur concurrentielle de leurs données.

Au cours des années passées, ces sociétés ont chacune démontré leur capacité d'innovation et ont créé des solutions hautement différenciées sur le marché de la gestion de données. La base de données Vectorwise d'Actian détient actuellement plusieurs records de performances et est en passe de rapidement devenir la plateforme analytique de choix des sociétés numériques du monde entier. Associée au logiciel de « big data » et d'analyses de Pervasive, elle permettra aux organisations de tirer parti des clusters de l'ère Hadoop et d'obtenir des aperçus rapides sur de grands ensembles de données. Les produits de données précipitées et de données dans le nuage de Pervasive ont également été salués par le secteur.

« Ensemble, le groupe combiné dispose de la technologie et de la présence mondiale nécessaires pour extraire, analyser et agir sur les « big data » en temps réel », a conclu M. Shine. « Chaque organisation peut désormais agir d'après des aperçus réels pour intervenir sur les « big data ». »

Actian avait pour conseiller financier exclusif Evercore Partners et Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP comme conseiller juridique. Le financement de cette transaction sera assuré par la société de crédits TPG.

*Données Gartner Group, Oct 2012

À propos d'Actian : Agir sur le « big data »

Actian Corporation permet aux organisations de transformer les « big data » en valeur commerciale avec des solutions de gestion des données permettant d'effectuer des transactions, d'analyser et de prendre des mesures automatisées à travers l'ensemble de leurs opérations commerciales. Actian aide plus de 10 000 clients du monde entier à agir en ce qui concerne leur « big data » avec Action Apps, Vectorwise, base de données analytique, Ingres, une base de données de traitement transactionnel en ligne vitale indépendante, et la base de données à objets de Versant. Actian est sise en Californie et possède des bureaux à New York, Londres, Paris, Francfort, Amsterdam et Melbourne. Restez connecté à Actian Corporation sur Facebook, Twitter et LinkedIn.

Actian, Cloud Action Platform, Action Apps, Ingres et Vectorwise sont des marques de commerce d'Actian Corporation. Les autres marques de commerce, noms de commerce, marques de service et logos mentionnés dans ce communiqué appartiennent à leurs sociétés respectives.

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