KNIME Analytics Platform Now Available as a Cloud Service

Zurich, Switzerland, June 10, 2016 – KNIME® today announced the launch of KNIME Cloud Analytics Platform, the first time that the popular open-source KNIME Analytics Platform has been available as a public cloud service.

Customers with demanding needs for end-to-end analytics can immediately use KNIME’s familiar visual software to perform complex analysis on a scalable, reliable, on-demand infrastructure without the need for software installation. This new capability allows immediate and effortless trial of the open source software platform for new users. Experienced power-users can perform cloud-based workflow execution, freeing them from the constraints of their laptops. KNIME chose the Microsoft Azure cloud platform to launch the new service.

“KNIME Cloud Analytics Platform brings the power of KNIME Analytics Platform to the cloud for the first time on Microsoft Azure. Utilizing our powerful, open solution with the flexible infrastructure of Microsoft Azure creates new opportunities for our users to innovate,” said Michael Berthold, CEO, KNIME.

The product is available immediately from the company’s website, KNIME.com.

“We’re pleased that KNIME Cloud Analytics Platform has chosen to launch its open-source analytics platform on Microsoft Azure. KNIME’s demanding community of data scientists requires reliable, scalable, world-wide infrastructure which Microsoft Azure provides,” said Nicole Herskowitz, senior director of product marketing, Microsoft Azure, Microsoft Corp.

Azure allows KNIME Analytics Platform to be run on a virtual machine using computer hardware that may be scaled on-demand to meet customer requirements. The result for customers is lower fixed costs and a more agile analytics capability.

About KNIME

At KNIME, we build software for fast, easy and intuitive access to advanced data science, helping organizations drive innovation.

For over a decade, a thriving community of data scientists in over 60 countries has been applying our platform to every kind of data: from numbers to images, molecules to humans, signals to complex networks, and simple statistics to big data analytics.

Our headquarters are in Zurich, with additional offices in Konstanz, Berlin, and Silicon Valley. We’re open for innovation®, so visit us at KNIME.com.

The KNIME® trademark and logo and OPEN FOR INNOVATION® trademark are used by KNIME AG under license from KNIME GmbH, and are registered in the United States. KNIME® is also registered in Germany.

For more information, contact: Heather Fyson, KNIME, heather.fyson@KNIME.com
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