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Verizon selects Palo Alto in California as primary site for new data analytics team and labs.

WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-March 27, 2014-Verizon selects Palo Alto in California as primary site for new data analytics team and labs


Verizon Communications Inc (NYSE:VZ)(Nasdaq: VZ), a provider of broadband and other wireless and wireline communications service, announced on Wednesday the selection of Palo Alto, California as the primary site for its newly created data analytics team and labs.

Reportedly, this site selection is to capitalise on the specialised big data analytics talent in Silicon Valley.

According to the company, activities at the new research and development centre will help guide Verizon's strategic direction for data analytics, artificial intelligence and machine-learning activities. One immediate charge is helping develop intelligent systems to improve the efficiency of many critical aspects of the company's infrastructure.

Also, the new data analytics team will help Verizon's business units develop innovative new products and services in areas such as education, healthcare and IT, and connected machines where intelligent systems can play a critical role.

Verizon said that the skill sets it is seeking for the Verizon big data analytics team include those with data sciences background, Hadoop engineers, UI (user interface) and UX (user experience) engineers, Web developers and experts in large-scale machine learning. In addition to the job qualifications, Verizon is seeking employees who are innovative and interested in developing cutting-edge products and technologies.

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Date:Mar 27, 2014
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