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Guavus Announces Official Sponsorship of UC Berkeley AMPLab

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA and SAN MATEO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/14 -- Guavus, a leading provider of big data analytics solutions, today announced it is an official sponsor of the UC Berkeley AMPLab, a collaborative research effort at UC Berkeley where Spark, Shark and Mesos have been developed. Guavus is working on the integration of Spark Streaming, Shark, and machine learning in the upcoming release of its Reflex operational intelligence platform.

AMPLab is making sense of data by integrating algorithms, machines and people to build innovative solutions to address Big Data challenges. Guavus is delivering the next generation of analytically powered data-driven solutions with its unique operational intelligence platform that provides an end-to-end view across business and operations in real time. Together, AMPLab and Guavus are striving to set a new standard for Big Data for a new data-driven world.

"We are thrilled to be partnering with Guavus. Their overall support of AMPLab is significant to our goal of building a new generation of data analytics software," said Ion Stoica, co-director of AMPLab of UC Berkeley Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. "We are excited to have an industry leader, who is passionate about the future of open source, foster our research and projects."

"Berkeley's AMPLab is a leading innovator in the big data space. Guavus is proud to be an official sponsor and part of furthering open source developments," said Eric Carr, Vice President Core Systems Group, Guavus. "We share AMPLab's vision to turn data into valuable information and solve the big data analytics problems with an entirely new approach. This collaboration will be mutually beneficial, and we look forward to helping meet Big Data challenges with the next software stack and shaping the way industries use data of all sizes and types."

About AMPLab
AMPLab, a collaborative research effort at UC Berkeley, involves students, researchers and faculty from computer science and data-intensive application domains addressing Big Data analytics challenges. (AMP is an acronym for "Algorithms, Machines, and People".) AMPLab envisions a world where massive data, cloud computing, communication and people resources can be continually, flexibly and dynamically brought to bear on a range of hard problems by people connected to the cloud via devices of increasing power and sophistication. Along with traditional research funding agencies, AMPLab is sponsored by, and works with many of the world's leading technology companies and innovative start-ups. These companies participate in research retreats, provide advice and real-world insight, and interact closely with researchers on projects of mutual interest throughout the research process.

About Guavus
Guavus is a big data analytics company ushering in a new class of decisioning applications for service providers and enterprise customers. The company offers an operational intelligence platform integrated with a suite of decisioning applications for network planning and operations, marketing, security and customer care. The world's most data-intensive companies trust Guavus to help them take strategic advantage of their data assets to grow revenue, improve operating efficiencies and delight customers in new ways. For more information, visit www.guavus.com.

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