"The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to
accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced that LexisNexis
Risk Solutions is its newest member.
LexisNexis helps customers predict, assess, and manage risk and
has used the Linux operating system on its high-performance
computing (HPC) servers for more than a decade. Its Linux
Foundation membership will help it maximize its investment in Linux
through increased technical collaboration and community
Earlier this week, LexisNexis announced HPCC Systems, an open
source platform aimed at solving big data challenges for enterprise
customers. This high performance computing cluster technology has
been deployed for more than a decade and will be available under an
open source, dual- license with a single architecture and a
consistent data centric programming language.