According to Revolution Analytics, the company has plans to further drive commercial adoption of the open source R statistics language as the foundation of predictive analytics. The company has also announced that Revolution R Enterprise, designed for corporations, government agencies and academic researchers is now available free-of-charge to academic users.
"With over two million users worldwide, the open source R statistics language has become widely adopted among data analysts, statisticians and researchers for advanced computational analysis. Its power and extensibility has spawned a large and active developer community, which has created thousands of R packages that can implement virtually any known statistical analysis.
"Revolution R Enterprise is designed for corporations, government agencies and academic researchers that require the highest levels of performance, reliability and computational power for their large-scale data analysis. It is optimized to run the fastest computations of any R software on a wide range of platformsand features a high-productivity visual development environment."