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LexisNexis Joins Linux Foundation

Jun 17, 2011, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"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 engagement.

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.

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