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RapidMiner Acquires Radoop

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It is with pleasure and great enthusiasm that I announce RapidMiner’s acquisition of Radoop.

Radoop, a leading big data analytics solution for Hadoop®, makes Hadoop implementations more powerful and easy to use with RapidMiner’s advanced analytics suite. I have known and partnered with Radoop founder and technology luminary Zoltán Prekopcsák for several years, and the Radoop solution is already integrated in our enterprise-ready RapidMiner Studio and RapidMiner AI Hub (formerly RapidMiner Server) product lines.

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It has always been the goal of RapidMiner to meet and exceed the expectations of our users and this acquisition will allow us to provide a high-performance and easy-to-use data transformation and analysis solution for big data, the first of its kind to be based on Hadoop.

Radoop has seen tremendous traction in the Hadoop space, and their unmatched offering, added to RapidMiner’s best of breed advanced analytics platform, provides the most comprehensive predictive analytics offering on the market.

Please join me in welcoming the Radoop team to the RapidMiner family.

I look forward to your comments and feedback about this exciting acquisition.

Ingo Mierswa
CEO, RapidMiner

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.