SOURCE: Mu Sigma

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August 20, 2012 23:30 ET

Mu Sigma Invited to Join Big Data Analytics Panel Discussion at VMworld® 2012

Cloud Computing Platform Requires More Innovation and Performance; Big Data Analytic Tools and Techniques Can Drive Systems and Software Delivery Models to New Levels

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Aug 20, 2012) - Mu Sigma (, the largest pure-play provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions for global enterprise customers, announced today that it has been invited to speak on a panel titled "Big Data and Big Analytics" at VMworld® 2012, taking place August 26-30, 2012, in San Francisco, CA. This year's conference will focus on showcasing what's next in IT tools and training to boost the new cloud era.

In this panel, industry-leading executives will discuss how companies are using Hadoop and other Big Data technologies to power the next generation of applications and deliver analytics on massive data sets. The extraordinary volume of information being collected and analyzed is driving Big Data analytics technologies into new spectrums. With Big Data, companies across all industries can have access to real-time interactions and implement batch analytics, which can help them gain competitive business advantages. At the same time, the move to cloud computing is accelerating with the virtualization of traditional and NoSQL databases. Panelists will discuss how these trends are in sync, enabling enterprises to significantly accelerate the deployment of Hadoop and NoSQL, gain insights through Big Data analytics, and maintain future control of their Big Data infrastructure.

Zubin Dowlaty, Vice President of Innovation & Development of Mu Sigma
Amr Awadallah, Chief Technology Officer of Cloudera
Richard McDougall, Application Infrastructure Chief Technology Officer of VMware, Inc.
Stephen O'Sullivan, Senior Director of Platforms and Systems of Walmart Labs
Jim Kaskade, Global Executive EIR of PARC, a Xerox Company
Fausto Ibarra, Senior Director of Product Management, VMware, Inc. (Moderator)

What: "Big Data and Big Analytics" Panel 

Where: Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA

When: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 from 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

How: For more information on the events or to register, visit

About Mu Sigma
Mu Sigma is a leading provider of decision sciences and analytics solutions, helping companies institutionalize data-driven decision making. Mu Sigma works with market-leading companies across multiple verticals, solving high impact business problems in the areas of Marketing, Supply Chain and Risk Analytics. With over 75 Fortune 500 clients and over 2000 analytics professionals, Mu Sigma has disrupted the analytics industry by integrating the disciplines of business, math, and technology in a sustainable global delivery model. Further, analytical assets developed by Mu Sigma's innovation and development team ensure a competitive edge to clients. Mu Sigma is headquartered in Chicago with its main delivery center in Bangalore, India and is arguably the world's largest pure-play decision sciences and analytics solutions company.

Mu Sigma is a trademark of Mu Sigma, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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