​SAS, Samsung SDS to supply big data analytics

After jointly working to develop new services, Samsung SDS and SAS will begin offering big data analytics solutions to worldwide clients, the companies announced.
Written by Cho Mu-Hyun, Contributing Writer

Samsung SDS, the IT service affiliate of Samsung Electronics, and US-based business analytics vendor SAS will offer their jointly-developed new big data analytics solutions, the companies have announced.

Their analytics system uses SAS Enterprise Minor and SAS IN-Database and Samsung SDS's Brightics, its self-developed analytic platform.

The MOU will allow the two to combine SAS's know-how in servicing 80,000 clients in government and enterprise worldwide and Samsung SDS's long record of big data analytics in servicing large group affiliates.

Under the MOU, the two will also cooperate in machine learning to find possible business opportunities in the area for the future.

Samsung SDS is attempting to strengthen its reach abroad by signing big cooperating agreements with global data giants in recent years, in enterprise solutions ranging from security to the cloud.

In July, it announced it bought a stake in UK-based security firm Darktrace. A month prior to this it announced a partnership with SAP to supply cloud solutions for clients in Asia-Pacific.

In May, it signed a MOU with IBM to sell cloud security solutions together.

Last year, it announced a cooperation agreement with Oracle to tap into China's logistic market.

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