February 19, 2013 08:59 ET

Leading Analyst Firm Recognizes Rapid-I in "Who's Who in Text Analytics" Report

BURLINGTON, MA--(Marketwire - Feb 19, 2013) - Rapid-I, a leading provider of open source solutions for predictive analytics, data mining and text mining, today announced the company is listed in Gartner's September 2012 "Who's Who in Text Analytics" report. The report is intended help IT leaders determine which vendors to consider for text analytics, by differentiating solutions by market segment and comparing product functionality. Gartner placed Rapid-I on the Pure-Play Platform list as one of the providers of open source business solutions with enterprise support. The report is available online at

To coincide with the report, Rapid-I has published a new business report titled "Read Your Customers' Minds. Accelerate Your Business Through Text Analytics from Rapid-I." This report delivers an in depth look at how businesses can leverage textual data by unlocking key customer indicators using text analytics, and outlines how Rapid-I's suite of solutions can help reach business goals. The comprehensive report is available online at

"Rapid-I's innovative text analytics solutions address businesses' data needs where textual content is available, needs to be processed, and can be analyzed. Among other benefits, this helps businesses learn more about their customers," said Rapid-I North America CEO Giuseppe Taibi. "We believe the Gartner report is an affirmation of Rapid-I's capabilities and open source model."

"Textual data is often overlooked, rarely analyzed or never used in decision-making processes because processing this data can be a tedious and time-consuming task, especially with dramatically increasing data volumes. To overcome this, Rapid-I's text analytics software processes and analyzes textual data automatically, and provides valuable insight by transferring raw data into structured and manageable knowledge," said Dr. Ingo Mierswa, chairman of Rapid-I.

To learn more about Rapid-I's text analytics solutions, visit Rapid-I is also offering introductory training sessions in Chicago, March 19-20. For more information and to register for training, visit

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

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