Welcome CROC! RapidMiner’s First Partner in Russia

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logoCROC, Russia’s leading systems integration service provider, recently joined RapidMiner’s Partner Program. The ISV has over 2,100 technical experts, offering a comprehensive range of IT solutions and services to financial, government, manufacturing, and commercial organizations throughout Russia. IDC has estimated the Russian IT market to be over $30B annually.

“By partnering with CROC, not only do we make it easier for Russian businesses to adopt RapidMiner’s modern analytics platform, we’re ensuring customers there have ready access to localized service and support. This is a ‘win, win,’ for CROC, RapidMiner, and our joint customers and prospects in Russia,” said Marcus Adams, RapidMiner’s head of channels and alliances for the EMEA region. “As with all RapidMiner partners, CROC is not only certified in RapidMiner, but is also offering RapidMiner courses and certification to its customers.”

“RapidMiner boasts an international customer base that includes Cisco, Deloitte, eBay, Cisco, PayPal, and Volkswagen. They, and others, are attracted by the RapidMiner platform that features the ability to create models for segmentation and churn forecasting, customers and partners scoring, forecasting consumer demand, and many other analytic insights,” said Roman Chebotarev, a CROC Advanced Analytics Solution Architect. “We have found other advantages include a large selection of tools for analysis and modeling (over 200 function blocks, including text analytics), reporting mechanisms, and automation of analytical processes, as well as support for a wide variety of data sources including Hadoop and internet services such as Amazon S3 and Twitter. Going forward, all of these features are available to CROC customers.”

Ingo Mierswa

Ingo Mierswa

Ingo Mierswa is the founder and president of RapidMiner and an industry-veteran data scientist since starting to develop RapidMiner at the Artificial Intelligence Division of the TU Dortmund University in Germany. Mierswa, the scientist, has authored numerous award-winning publications about predictive analytics and big data. Mierswa, the entrepreneur, is the founder of RapidMiner. Under his leadership RapidMiner has grown up to 300% per year over the first seven years. In 2012, he spearheaded the go-international strategy with the opening of offices in the US as well as the UK and Hungary. After two rounds of fundraising, the acquisition of Radoop, and supporting the positioning of RapidMiner with leading analyst firms like Gartner and Forrester, Ingo takes a lot of pride in bringing the world’s best team to RapidMiner.