Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 10, 2014: Data Science Technologies (DST), a subsidiary of StorIT Distribution and a pioneer in the Big Data Analytics solutions and services space, today announced its inaugural event on Big Data Analytics for customers and partners on March 18, 2014 at The Westin Mena Siyahi in Dubai. The event titled ‘The Big Data Analytics Power Lunch’ is a joint effort by DST and SAS to offer customers complete insights into harnessing their structured and unstructured, optimizing this data to grow their business further and demonstrate the features and benefits of using SAS Visual Analytics.
Boby Joseph, Data Practice – Head, Data Science Technologies, said, “As data volumes grow exponentially, organizations need to know how to harness this data to find valuable and quick insights to gain a competitive advantage. Big Data Analytics is the key to unlocking the value of huge volumes of structured and unstructured data that can help companies make better decisions, take smarter actions and operate more efficiently.”
“We are pleased to announce our first event for customers where we can take them through the Big Data life cycle, share success stories, demonstrate how SAS Visual Analytics with the right tools and services can add value to their business and existing data and share the solutions and services that DST can offer. Our objective is to educate customers on the benefits of big data analytics and introduce SAS’s world-class products in Analytics for SMEs to our partner community in UAE,” Joseph added.
Carel Badenhorst, Head Technology Practice – Middle East Africa, Turkey & Pakistan at SAS will present on the Big Data life cycle, which will cover basic issues concerning data visualization and provide suggestions for addressing those issues. He will also do a demonstration to show the audience the best practice in working with large data, suggest ways to display results of data exploration and analysis in a way that is not overwhelming and easily digestible, understandable and actionable. Sanjay Rao from DST will speak on DST’s big data solutions and services.