BOSTON, Mass. – Feb. 26, 2015 – RapidMiner, the industry’s easiest-to-use Modern Analytics platform, announced today it has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders Quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms1 published February 19, 2015. This year’s Magic Quadrant evaluated 16 vendors based on their ability to execute and completeness of vision. The report is available at: https://rapidminer.com/resources/gartner-magic-quadrant-advanced-analytics-2015/.
“We believe securing our placement once again in the Leaders Quadrant is evidence of our ongoing market ascent thanks in large part to our active user community that is over 250,000 strong,” said Ingo Mierswa, co-founder and CEO of RapidMiner. “We exist and prosper because we are acutely aligned with the market’s appetite for an advanced code-free user experience that puts the power of modern analytics into the hands of business analysts and data scientists across all industries.”
Gartner Magic Quadrants evaluate vendors on their ability to execute and the completeness of their vision. According to Gartner, “Leaders are vendors with a strong track record in the market. They are also likely to influence the market’s growth and direction.”
RapidMiner continues to work closely with and respond to its active community of users. Its ability to turn community feedback into action is evidenced by major announcements over the past year including:
- Self-Service Advanced Analytics Made Available for Hadoop – aggressive advances in the platform turn the tide for data scientists and business users alike to extract business value from Big Data.
- RapidMiner Academia – free use of the commercial version of the platform for students, professors, researchers and other academics at educational institutions.
- RapidMiner Streams – which pushes data blending, streaming data analysis, and model scoring into Apache Storm clusters.
- Acquisition of Radoop – the leading Big Data analytics solution for Hadoop that makes Hadoop accessible to business analysts to realize business value from Big Data with predictive analytics.
Altogether, these milestones represent an aggressive advancement for the platform, which continues to evolve and be recognized as the de facto self-service predictive analytics platform for data scientists, business analysts and developers.
RapidMiner is the industry’s easiest-to-use Modern Analytics platform that significantly accelerates productivity – from data prep to predictive action – with prebuilt models and one-click deployments. Leveraging its open source heritage, RapidMiner was built by data scientists for data scientists, business analysts and developers. Unlike traditional analytics providers, RapidMiner enables anyone to make the most of all data in all environments, by providing a powerful code-free advantage and the wisdom of over 250,000 users around the world. For more information, visit www.rapidminer.com.
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 Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Platforms,” by Gareth Herschel, Alexander Linden, and Lisa Kart, February 19, 2015.