We introduced IBM InfoSphere BigInsights into the server cluster for data analysis and performed distributed processing of big data. It has become possible to process billions of items of textual data in 30 minutes.

—Mr. Satoshi Kitajima,MBA Statistician, SPECIA Team, Business Analytics Division, Market and Business,Teikoku Databank, Ltd.

Business Challenge story

Teikoku Databank, Ltd. owns data on millions of companies. To stay competitive, it wanted to analyze this proprietary information in combination with “big data” gathered from the Internet.

Transformation

The company deployed IBM® InfoSphere® BigInsights™ in a server cluster. Based on Apache Hadoop, InfoSphere BigInsights enables distributed processing of large data sets.

Benefits

Now Teikoku Databank can process billions of items of textual data in 30 minutes. It is analyzing 4.75-fold more data for customers, which has improved its competitive advantage.

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