Rapid Growth in Demand for Text Analytics from European and Middle Eastern Companies and Governments Prompts Expansion to Europe
Cambridge—April 12, 2012—Basis Technology, a leader in multilingual natural language processing, today announced the opening of its new European headquarters in response to increasing sales opportunities in Europe, and to better support its European customers. The London based office is headed by Chris Brown, who is a 25-year veteran in the text analytics and enterprise software industries. He has extensive business development and sales experience throughout Europe and the Middle East.
“Basis Technology has a long and stellar track record in providing multilingual text analytics to search engines, e-discovery, social media, and other U.S. and Japanese markets,” Chris Brown, Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Sales, said. “I am looking forward to further strengthening our presence in Europe and the Middle East.”
“With our new European headquarters, we look to better support our existing customers in Europe—such as Exalead/Dassault, Software AG, and NCB Capital—as well as respond to the increased interest in our products among European governments and enterprises,” said Carl Hoffman, CEO of Basis Technology. “We are very fortunate to have found someone of Chris Brown’s caliber to establish our European presence. His years of experience in text analytics, and working with both commercial and government customers will ensure that our prospects, customers and partners are well positioned to exploit our software for a multitude of innovative multilingual text analytics solutions.”
About Basis Technology
Basis Technology develops innovative products and solutions incorporating multilingual text analytics and digital forensics. Our Rosette® linguistics platform provides morphological analysis, entity extraction, name matching, name translation, and Arabic chat translation, yielding useful information from unstructured data in such fields as information retrieval, government intelligence, e‑discovery, and financial compliance. Our digital forensics team pioneers better, faster, and cheaper techniques to extract forensic evidence, keeping government and law enforcement ahead of exponential growth of data storage volumes.
Our products and services are used by over 250 major organizations, including Amazon.com, Clearwell, EMC, Endeca/Oracle, Exalead/Dassault, Fujitsu, Google, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, NetBase, Oracle, and governments around the world. Learn more at basistech1.wpengine.com or call +1-617-386-2090.
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