IBM Opens Three Data Analytics Research Centers

IBM opened three new analytics center in Europe on Sept. 23, strengthening its offerings in the growing business analytics market. The company predicts that it will report $16 billion in business analytics and optimization revenue by 2015.

The new centers are in Zurich, Switzerland; Budapest, Hungary; and Vienna, Austria. They will focus on a variety of markets, including logistics, financial services, public safety, telecommunications, and transportation. All the centers are expected to open by year’s end.

IBM has seven other advanced analytics solution centers worldwide, and two in Europe. Located in Berlin, Beijing, London, New York, Dallas, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the global analytics network has more than 6000 IBM consultants dedicated to data analytics.

News of the three analytics centers follows just days after IBM’s $1.7 billion acquisition of Marlborough, Mass.-based Netezza, a data warehousing and analytics appliance vendor. Last week, IBM also acquired OpenPages, another Massachusetts company with an analytics package designed to help companies identify and manage risk.

For more, read the eWeek article IBM Opens Three Data Analytics Centers in Europe.

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