Press Release Solix Partners with Dell Digital Business Services Partners to Transform Business Results with Big Data Advanced Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) solution reduces infrastructure costs and delivers common data platform for enterprise analytics. April 07, 2016 — Santa Clara, California — Solix Technologies, the leading provider of Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) solutions for Apache Hadoop, announced today it has partnered with digital transformation services provider Dell Digital Business Services to help customers achieve improved business results by effectively managing enterprise information assets. Dell will resell the Solix Big Data Suite on a pre-installed Dell hardware appliance and provide application management services to simplify the deployment of enterprise archiving, application retirement and analytics applications based on Apache Hadoop. Apache Hadoop is an ideal common data platform for ILM applications because it offers very low-cost bulk data storage and advanced analytics applications on an enterprise scale. By processing large data sets in parallel on commodity hardware, Apache Hadoop is able to reduce infrastructure costs up to 50X for nearly any workload. The Solix Big Data Suite provides the ILM application framework to capture those savings including enterprise archiving, application retirement, test data management and data masking on Apache Hadoop. “Every business looking to incorporate big data should view ILM and enterprise archiving using Apache Hadoop as the first step,” said Giri Chodavarapu, vice president of global IT at Finisar, an optical communications company and joint customer for Dell and Solix. “It has a higher return on investment compared to other ways of dealing with historical data, and it is a comprehensive approach to produce more advanced analytics.” “Digital initiatives across the enterprise are generating large volumes of data that need to be harnessed for business growth and improved customer service,” said Raman Sapra, executive director & global head of Dell Digital Business Services” I am glad to have Solix Technologies as our ILM partner in helping our customers succeed.” “Big data is changing the way businesses compete and operate,” said Solix Technologies founder and CEO Sai Gundavelli. “We are pleased to partner with Dell Services for this transformation.” To learn more about the Solix and Dell Digital Business Services partnership on big data, please join us for a webinar on the 27th of April. To register for the webinar, click here. To learn more about Solix Big Data Suite, click here. About Solix Technologies Solix Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of Information Lifecycle Management (ILM) for Apache Hadoop, helps businesses helps businesses achieve compliance and manage their enterprise data with optimized infrastructure, security and advanced analytics. Solix Big Data Suite is an ILM application solution framework including Enterprise Archiving and Enterprise Data Lake, Application Retirement, Database Archiving, Test Data Management (database subsetting) and Data Masking. Solix Technologies, Inc. is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and operates worldwide through an established network of value added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators.