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Red Hat partners Singapore govt to push open source data analytics

In a media event on Tuesday, the open source technology vendor signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Business Analytics Translational Centre (BATC). The BATC was set up in 2012 by government research agency A*Star and regulator Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) to promote the use of business analytics. This includes licensing its intellectual property to startups to develop new products.

Red Hat will be collaborating with BATC in areas of big data, middleware, Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), cloud and storage, for the development of current and upcoming analytics projects. The partnership will last one year.