Accenture and DataStax have signed an alliance agreement, formalizing their longstanding collaboration in helping clients manage and drive insights from big data seamlessly and rapidly across the enterprise. The two companies will continue to work closely providing clients with real-time, open source-based big data capabilities that enable businesses to detect and prevent fraud and create more personalized interactions online.
The alliance combines Accenture’s deep industry expertise, analytics skills, cloud capabilities, and focus on driving analytics-driven outcomes, provided through Accenture Analytics, with DataStax’s enterprise-ready big data platform built on Apache Cassandra. The collaboration is committed to supporting enterprise efforts to build resilient, real-time enabled and scalable data supply chains needed to unlock the full value of data that an enterprise can access.
As detailed in the Accenture Technology Vision 2014, enabling data supply chains to accelerate data through the enterprise for analytic consumption and real-time decisioning have become critical competitive capabilities for the digital enterprise.