Logicalis UK and Paxata Enter into First-in-Market Partnership

September 14, 2016

Partnership transforms customer’s data processing and
automation for improved data analytics and business intelligence

Slough, UK, 1 September 2016 – Logicalis UK, the international IT solutions and managed services provider, today announced a first-in-market partnership with Paxata, a market leader in data preparation. Paxata’s solutions speed up the business users ability to source, explore, understand, clean, and publish data. Paxata is the only enterprise-grade solution built for machine learning, interactive, self-service data preparation at scale.

Driven by the industry’s desire to utilise big data, the partnership will allow Logicalis’ customers in the UK, Europe and other key international markets to create actionable ingests to drive business transformation and strengthen its solutions and service offerings in the business analytics market. As part of the partnership agreement, Logicalis will serve as a reseller for Paxata and provide training and other professional services to joint clients.

Fanni Vig, Data Analytics Division Director at Logicalis UK, comments: “Logicalis knows that organisations data assets hold a wealth of value and are vital in its digital transformation. Many of our customers need to manage, prepare and govern their data and Paxata gives them the freedom of self-service capabilities to visualise and interact with data in context of business scenarios, providing immediate and palpable value.”

Sitting within Logicalis’ big data platform Paxata will be a core component in the analytics services offering and will provide data quality and governance capabilities via an interactive user experience. Paxata requires no coding capability, instead uses an advanced machine learning engine to highlight statistical similarities within the data coupled with an intuitive business-friendly user interface to prepare and transform data.

“When searching for a launch partner in the UK market we looked for companies who, like us, understand the benefits of analytics,” says Rik Tamm-Daniels, Paxata’s VP of Technology and Partnerships. “Logicalis offers that and much more. Bringing an abundance of expertise across a range of industries. Logicalis has a proven track record in helping its customers mine actionable insights from their data. We’re thrilled to have Logicalis on board and look forward to significantly expanding our mutual business in the UK, Europe and other key international markets.”


About Paxata
Paxata provides an Adaptive Data Preparation™ platform for the enterprise. Paxata’s platform provides an interactive, analyst-centric data prep experience powered by a unified set of technologies designed from the ground up for comprehensive data integration, data quality, semantic enrichment, collaboration and governance. Information-driven organizations who want to make data worth analyzing use Paxata to explore, clean, shape, and combine all the data they need into rich AnswerSets™ which power ad hoc, operational, predictive and packaged analytics.

Paxata’s platform, built on Apache Spark and optimized to run in Hadoop environments, leverages distributed computing, machine learning and a dynamically visual workspace that promotes transparent governance and ad hoc collaboration. Paxata data prep, powered by IntelliFusion™, is designed to eliminate the need for coding, scripting and sampling. The solution is available as a service, and can be deployed in AWS virtual private clouds or within Hadoop environments at customer sites.

Paxata is headquartered in Redwood City with offices in New York, Ohio and Washington DC. Visit www.paxata.com, follow @Paxata, connect on linkedin.com/company/paxata, follow us at www.facebook.com/paxata and watch us on http://www.Youtube.com/PaxataTV.

About Logicalis
Logicalis is an international IT solutions and managed services provider with a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications and collaboration; data centre and cloud services; and managed services.

Logicalis employs over 4,000 people worldwide, including highly trained service specialists who design, deploy and manage complex IT infrastructures to meet the needs of over 6,500 corporate and public sector customers.  To achieve this, Logicalis maintains strong partnerships with technology leaders such as Cisco, HPE, IBM, CA Technologies, NetApp, Microsoft, Oracle, VMware and ServiceNow on an international basis. It has specialised solutions for enterprise and medium-sized companies in vertical markets covering financial services, TMT (telecommunications, media and technology), education, healthcare, retail, government, manufacturing and professional services, helping customers benefit from cutting-edge technologies in a cost-effective way.

The Logicalis Group has annualised revenues of over $1.5 billion, from operations in Europe, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific, and is one of the leading IT and communications solution integrators, specialising in the areas of advanced technologies and services.

The Logicalis Group is a division of Datatec Limited, listed on the AIM market of the LSE and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, with revenues of over $6 billion.

For more information, visit www.uk.logicalis.com

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Jacob Petterson / Greg Halse
Cohesive Communications
+44 (0) 1291 626200

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