SAP adds mobile visualization leader Roambi to cloud analytics portfolio

SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) said it will acquire the Roambi suite of solutions and related key assets with the intention of bringing mobile access to analytics to everyone, the company said.

In addition, SAP unveiled new predictive capabilities to analysts, developers and partners with SAP® Predictive Analytics software planned for availability in the near future.

Roambi is a mobile-centric analytics and data visualization solution that redesigns the way the world uses critical information by enabling people from frontline staff and consumers to managers and executives to view, interact with and share data anytime, anywhere.

The new version of SAP Predictive Analytics plans to bring a new set of features such as native Spark modeling to analysts and data scientists. The features are intended to dramatically increase performance when analyzing data in Hadoop-based environments.

A provider of enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. Its applications and services enable approximately 300,000 customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.