Microsoft acquires leading vendor of enterprise R -Revolution Analytics

The news-

http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2015/01/revolution-acquired.html

Revolution Analytics joins Microsoft

by David Smith, Chief Community Officer

On behalf of the entire Revolution Analytics team I am excited to announce that Revolution Analytics is joining forces with Microsoft to bring R to even more enterprises. Microsoft announced today that it will acquire Revolution Analytics.

and

http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2015/01/23/microsoft-acquire-revolution-analytics-help-customers-find-big-data-value-advanced-statistical-analysis/

Microsoft to acquire Revolution Analytics to help customers find big data value with advanced statistical analysis

I’m very pleased to announce that Microsoft has reached an agreement to acquire Revolution Analytics. Revolution Analytics is the leading commercial provider of software and services for R, the world’s most widely used programming language for statistical computing and predictive analytics. We are making this acquisition to help more companies use the power of R and data science to unlock big data insights with advanced analytics.

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Detailed Note to follow, but in the meantime.

Training in R on the WeekendR in February

I have agreed to teach R on the Weekend. As a change from my usual online trainings these will be in the class. I am collaborating with http://weekendr.in/r-training.html

For an initial price the cost is Rs 5500 (~100 USD) for 8 sessions of 3 hours each in the classroom. This is only for New Delhi, India as of now.

You can review the course here http://weekendr.in/r-training.html

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