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RapidMiner is now available as Small Enterprise Edition

Rapid-I increased the scalability and customizability of its data mining software

(PresseBox) (Dortmund, ) With the new release of its data mining software RapidMiner 4.2, Rapid-I now offers a new Small Enterprise Edition, designed specifically for individual users and small businesses. As a result, small companies could also benefit from the advantages of RapidMiner Enterprise Edition [ Additionally, the free Open-Source Community Edition and the Standard Enterprise Edition (5 users) are available. Large enterprises benefit from the Unlimited Enterprise Edition of RapidMiner which allows for an unlimited number of users. All editions are licensed under the OSI-certified license GNU AGPL (GNU Affero General Public License).

The main focus of the new RapidMiner Release 4.2, among other things, is to improve the scalability of RapidMiner for the analysis of very large amounts of data. The database access has been improved and now offers constant access times for databases of any size. The focus on large-scale data mining is also demonstrated by the re-implementation of several data mining methods, leading to a significant speed increase up to a factor of

RapidMiner is he leading open source data mining software ( ). Accordiung to a poll of the most important web portal for data mining and knowledge discovery,, in May 2008 among 347 data mining experts, RapidMiner is the most widely used open source data mining tool, the second most frequently employed software for data analysis overall. A study of the Technical University of Chemnitz presented at the international Data-Mining-Cup 2007 (DMC-2007) compared the major open-source data mining tools and found RapidMiner to be the leading open-source data mining software outperforming the others especially with respect to its advanced technology and to its usability. Within its "Innovation Award 2008", the German initiative for small and mid-sized businesses ("Innitiative Mittelstand") awarded RapidMiner as one of the most innovative open source solutions.
RapidMiner has thousands of users in more than thirty countries world-wide. During the last three years, RapidMiner was downloaded more than 300,000 times. RapidMiner has thousands of users in more than 30 countries world-wide. During the last three years, RapidMiner was downloaded more than 300,000 times. RapidMiner provides more than 500 different modules for detecting patterns in data and for their 2D and 3D visualisation. RapidMiner supports data import from common data formats of other data mining tools, Excel sheets, SPSS files, all common databases, and unstructered text documents like news texts, e-mail messages, web pages, web blogs, PDF documents, as well as time series and audio data.

Address: Rapid-I GmbH, Stockumer Straße 475, 44227 Dortmund, Germany

RapidMiner GmbH

Rapid-I ( ) is a provider of predictive analytics, data mining, and text mining software, solutions, and services offering its customers automatable intelligent data analysis of large amounts of data and text including automatically generated classification and forecasting systems. The open-source data mining specialist Rapid-I enables other companies to use the latest technology for intelligent data analysis and for the discovery of still unused company knowledge from existing data. Rapid-I won the highly rewarded Open Source Business Award (OSBA 2008). Rapid-I has a broad user and customer base in more than 30 countries world-wide including top companies like Ford, Honda, Nokia, Miele, Philips, IBM, HP, Cisco, Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, Bank of America, mobilkom austria, Akzo Nobel, Aureus Pharma, PharmaDM, Cyprotex, Celera, Revere, LexisNexis, and Mitre as well as many small and mid-sized companies. Rapid-I is headquartered in Dortmund, Germany. Besides of its since 2001 continuously improved data mining software RapidMiner, Rapid-I offers its customers a broad range of services including consulting, trainings, professional support, software development, customization, and extensions as well as complete data analysis services from a single source. Further information is available at .