EMC Corp., which is headquartered in Hopkinton, Mass., has signed a deal with the Indian Institute of Science for research on data analytics and intelligence. According to the company, the partnership will help the company in increasing its intellectual property rights portfolio and contribute to the development of future products. All of the research and results that come as a result of the partnership will belong to EMC and the company plans to publish papers on the work.
Data analytics is a process of verifying, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the aim of segregating useful data from others. In the commercial world, data analytics is used to make decisions and predict outcomes on business processes.
According to EMC's India Centre of Excellence Chief Technology Office the research and results forged from this partnership will not have time limits. He anticipates that research outcomes will take several years, though he expects intermediate results.