Burlington, MA, and Mexico City, July 25, 2013 – Rapid-I, a leading provider of open source solutions for predictive analytics, data mining and text mining, and Sintec, a leading consulting firm in Latin America focused on generating profitable growth through Customer and Operations Strategies, today announced a partnership to deliver analytic solutions in Latin America. The partnership calls for Sintec to offer Rapid-I applications, including RapidMiner, to Sintec’s customers in the region, and provide localized support and service.

“Partnering with Rapid-I ensures we can offer leading analytics solutions to our customers, and help them gain valuable insight from operational data,” said Oscar Lozano, Sintec Managing Partner. “Like their counterparts around the world, Latin American businesses are adopting analytics systems to optimize their businesses, and for competitive advantage. Rapid-I’s product family is a perfect fit for this trend.”

“Rapid-I solutions are in use all over the world, but demand is escalating in Latin America. Sintec is an ideal partner there,” said Dr. Ingo Mierswa, CEO and chairman of Rapid-I.“We look forward to working closely with Sintec to understand the analytics needs of its customers, and developing customized service and support for each customer adopting our solutions.”

RapidMiner provides data integration, ETL, data analysis, and reporting in a single application, with an intuitive, drag and drop visual environment for designing and deploying customized analytical processes. The software has been downloaded by over three million users worldwide.

About Sintec

Sintec is the leading consulting firm focused on generating profitable growth and developing competitive advantages through the design and execution of holistic and innovative Customer and Operations Strategies. Sintec provides a thorough and unique methodology for the development of organizational competencies, based on three key elements: Organization, Processes and IT. Furthermore, Sintec has successfully carried out more than 300 projects on Commercial Strategies, Operations and IT issues with more than 100 companies in 14 countries throughout Latin America. Our track record of more than 25 years makes Sintec the most experienced consulting firm in this area of expertise in the region. www.sintec.com

About Rapid-I

Rapid-I provides software, solutions, and services in the fields of predictive analytics, data mining, and text mining. Its flagship product, RapidMiner, is the world-leading open-source system for knowledge discovery, data mining and sentiment analysis. RapidMiner is extremely easy to use, blazing fast, and simple to integrate with any IT infrastructure, from the smallest text files to Big Data Hadoop clusters. For more information, visit www.rapid-i.com.

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