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News February 9, 2016

Global Big Data and Analytics Industry Leaders Embrace Saama’s Partner@Speed Approach

Saama Partner@Speed Program Delivers Accelerated, Transformational Business Outcomes with a Hybrid Model that Features Best of Breed Analytics Technologies and Services to Speed Results

CAMPBELL, Calif.– February 8, 2016 — Saama Technologies, Inc., a leading Big Data solutions and services company, today announced that its Partner@Speed Program has achieved global support by world leading big data and analytic companies including  Cisco, Hyosung, Hortonworks, Informatica, Salesforce, and Tableau.  By integrating Saama’s Fluid Analytics Engine™ (FAE) accelerators and industry specific consulting services with the world’s leading big data offerings, the data and analytics initiatives of the Global 2000 are better placed to deliver transformational business outcomes at speed.

“Saama solves the complex data ingestion, digital enterprise connectivity, data science analysis, discovery, speed, and specific industry domain knowledge issues that can accompany Big Data investments.   This is the value we bring to our partners and the Global 2000,” said Joey Beitdashtoo, VP, Global Alliances at Saama. “Through the powerful combination of a platform agnostic analytics engine and specialized industry expertise, we have achieved trusted advisor and partner status with leading big data and analytics companies.  Everyone wins in terms of superior customer success and business outcomes.”

The Saama Fluid Analytics Engine™ is a highly flexible analytics delivery and runtime technology that provides both speed and specificity of outcomes. Together with other connectivity, data management and visualization accelerators, often about 70 percent of deployments are re-use of components, allowing Saama to direct most energy towards a customer’s unique requirements, enabling advanced analytics for competitive advantage in a matter of days or weeks.

The Partner@Speed Program supports this hybrid acceleration of technologies and services by working with partners around three main tenets:

  • Fast, on-the-fly cooperation focused on sub-project timelines
  • Partnering based on optimal global reach and flexibility
  • Vendor neutral partnering approach for the best customer outcomes

Saama Partner Quotes

“Salesforce Wave Analytics allows every business user to explore any data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device,” said Stephanie Buscemi, COO, Analytics Cloud, Salesforce. “Saama was one of the first partners to extend the power of the Wave Platform to deliver analytic apps, to help healthcare organizations better understand patient experiences in a holistic way.”

“Seeing is believing – and understanding.  This is the transformative value Tableau brings to customers,” said Michael Hoff, VP of Global Alliances at Tableau Software. “Saama’s ability to wrangle data in vertical specific contexts, and make it accessible through the Tableau tool, means our customers can see and understand data in ways and at a speed they’ve never experienced before.”

“Our customers want insights delivered at the speed of business,“ said Mark Ledbetter, Vice President, Solutions Engineering & Industry Solutions at Hortonworks. “Saama has helped us accelerate customer success with reduced implementation times, thanks to their industry knowledge and expertise.”

“By adding Saama analytics and services to our leading enterprise data management software and services, Informatica customers gain access to highly tailored data insights at even faster speeds and quality. The end result is high ROI on big data initiatives in the form of strategic insights and competitive advantage,” said Don Tirsell, vice president, Cloud Business Development, Alliances and OEM at Informatica.

“We are committed to improving our customers’ business capabilities and profitability, and believe that Big Data analytics can further strengthen our customer relationships by creating measurable business outcomes,” said Hyun Soo Im, VP, IT business division at Hyosung ITX. “We partnered with Saama because of its long and rich history in providing game changing data and analytics solutions to Global 2000 companies – from laying out the foundations of analytics systems to enabling complete data supply chains and visualizations.”

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About Saama

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Saama is the leading data science solutions and services company delivering Big Data solutions to Global 2000 clients. Our Fluid Analytics EngineTM maximizes existing customer infrastructure, allowing us to focus the white space between existing capabilities and the critical business questions that need to be answered.  We are unique in our ability to combine our Fluid Analytics Engine with our vertical expertise to drive the rapid adoption of advanced analytics into company-specific business processes in a matter of weeks. We give our clients competitive advantage by strategically using internal and external data assets to grow revenue, improve operating efficiencies and delight customers in new ways. Clients include Actelion, Brocade, Broadcom, Cisco, CSAA Insurance Group, Delta Dental, Dignity Health, Motorists, PayPal, and Unilever.


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