“Big Data Reloaded“ – Experts gather for a panel discussion at CeBIT

Benefits, opportunities and challenges – CEOs and CTOs exchange views on Big Data

Nuremberg, February 14, 2013 – Immense quantities of data which are constantly growing further provide improvements for a variety of business areas and processes, since it is possible to generate valuable analysis with the right tools. Big Data is a generic term that includes information gathering, the storing of data and the analysis for optimization processes. Until recently these were technically unthinkable proceedings. At CeBIT Steffen Weissbarth, CEO of EXASOL AG, takes part in the panel discussion "Big Data Reloaded" which will focus on opportunities, benefits, and challenges of Big Data. The event takes place on March, 6th 2013 at 2 pm in the Convention Center, Hall 2, Center Stage.
Besides Steffen Weissbarth, Daniel Fallmann (Founder & CEO Mindbreeze Software, Fabasoft Group), Raimund Genes (CTO Trend Micro) and Bernd S. Henning (FTS CTO Office, Fujitsu Technology Solutions) will participate in the discussion and create an exciting exchange of ideas. The panel discussion will be anchored by Brent Goff, newscaster of the TV-channel ‘Deutsche Welle’.


EXASOL represented as exhibitor and with lectures

Visitors can get live impressions of EXASolution and the usage possibilities in the area of Big Data at the booth of the BARC BI Forum in Hall 6, Stand A18. The in-memory experts from EXASOL are going to be available for demonstrations and questions. Carsten Weidmann, Head of Presales at EXASOL, shows his expertise in his presentation " How Business Intelligence combined with in-memory influences corporate management ". The presentation at the BARC BI Forum takes place on March, 6 th at 1.30 pm. The same day at 4.40 pm Mr. Weidmann speaks about "How Business Intelligence and Big Data contribute to corporate management!" at BITKOM World (Hall 4, Stand A58). At 5 pm a panel discussion on "Big Data - Usage, user experiences and success factors" takes place.

For more information, please visit www.exasol.com/cebit.

About EXASOL AG

EXASOL AG, based in Nuremberg in Germany, develops a data management system that enables the rapid analysis and evaluation of data. By implementing the solution from EXASOL, business processes are optimised and secure foundations for decision-making are generated, which give companies of all industry sectors a sustainable competitive edge.

EXASolution is a relational high-performance database that was specifically developed for enterprise warehouse applications and business intelligence solutions. The In-Memory-technology-based database is utilised by companies of all industry sectors for time-critical analyses, comprehensive data research, planning or reporting. By integrating geodata and BigData-sources as well as unstructured data - e.g by using the featureEXAPowerlytics - EXASolution offers an additional dimension of evaluation for more efficient and ad-hoc analyses. The easy-to-manage database can be integrated easily into existing IT infrastructures and requires a minimal amount of administrative maintenance, while ensuring low investment and operation costs (TCO). As anappliance EXASolution, is available in three versions. EXACloud, based on EXASolution, is offered as datawarehousing as a services. By using this highly efficient way to manage their data EXASOL customers benefit as well from full data access at any time as from a transparent pricing model. Companies such as XING, Sony Music, Olympus, media control, Zalando, stayfriends, Coop, IMS Health, Semikron, Webtrekk, econda and xplosion rely on EXASOL technology, made in Germany.


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