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A league of their own! Pingar launches a champions league to dare Indian IT developers.

Bangalore, April 26, 2012 – New Zealand-headquartered unstructured data management solutions leader, Pingar, who opened their India office this week, have launched a contest for Indian technology developers to build innovative applications to solve unstructured data challenges in big data using the Pingar API. 
The Pingar Champions League  ( possibly named to resonate with the Indian Premier League cricket tournament!) applications will focus on six key categories: 1. forensics, investigation and compliance; 2.sentiment analysis using social media; 3. banking or financial services; 4. web or mobile enterprise; 5. health or life sciences; and 6., a consumer-oriented cricket data challenge. For details see http://pingar.com/pcl  
Pingar will publish a showcase gallery of the best and most innovative applications generated by the contest. The gallery will include applications that extract more relevant data from unstructured data sources to analyze for better results, improve data discovery and reduce time-to-information for enterprises.
On May 14, 2012, New Zealander Daniel Vettori, captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore IPL team, will join leading executives from major Indian IT companies as the five category winners are announced at the Bangalore v Mumbai IPL match at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.( Daniel and fellow NewZealander and Chennai Super Kings player  Scott Styris are investors in Pingar... see separate story: Image of the Day).
Says Pingar CEO Peter Wren-Hilton: “Unstructured data is an immense business challenge and it is growing within enterprises at an average of 40 percent per year. This rapid pace of growth presents a tremendous opportunity for individuals and businesses to provide a solution. The Pingar Champions League is a way for Pingar and the Indian software development community to work together and showcase the results to a worldwide audience”.
Pingar recently inked an agreement with CMCLtd to provide enterprises an increased ability to manage unstructured data. Our story: http://indiatechonline.com/cmc-pingar-datamanagement-partnership-678.php