Cartesian Enhances Hosted Managed Analytics Solution With Six New Modules

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| Source: Cartesian, Inc.

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CartesianTM, a specialist provider of consulting services and managed solutions to the global communications, technology and digital media industries (TMT), has announced the addition of six new modules to its Managed Analytics solution, making it easier than ever for clients to tackle common industry challenges through the use of advanced analytics.

Built on Cartesian's award winning Ascertain® platform, Cartesian's Managed Analytics Solution delivers real-time insights and business intelligence by combining a leading edge technology platform with over 20 years of TMT industry expertise. Merging a flexible technology solution with years of embedded strategic IP and deep domain expertise allows Cartesian to significantly accelerate clients' analytic maturity, while delivering strong ROI.

The newly launched modules provide targeted solutions in Network Expansion, Sales & Marketing Insights, Product Management, Customer Value Management, Wi-Fi Support and Connected Life Strategies. Each module addresses the complex needs of companies operating within the telecommunications, media and technology sectors, driving rapid and tangible returns for customers, while maintaining the flexibility to address additional, client-specific use cases across the CxO suite. 

"We have a proven analytical method and a robust platform to address 80% of what customers need to optimize their business right out of the gate. Our solution can integrate and consolidate data from various applications; mine, analyze and evaluate it; then provide real time visualization through our cloud based analytics portal, giving clients unprecedented insights into their business," stated Susan Simmons COO of Cartesian. "The combination of seamless, real-time access to mission-critical data and insights derived by our expert consultants has proven tremendously valuable to our clients, addressing a key, unmet need."

Already deployed across a variety of carriers and enterprises, Cartesian's Managed Analytics solution produces highly actionable intelligence derived from a broad set of disparate systems (e.g., CRM, billers, SF.com, network monitoring systems, etc.) and data warehouses, incorporating both structured and unstructured data. Using advanced algorithms and state of the art technologies, our data analysts and experienced consultants can deliver a range or descriptive, diagnostic and predictive analytics. Cartesian's solution combines our insights and experience to bring meaning to our client's data.

The inherent flexibility of the underlying Ascertain platform allows for multiple deployment models, ranging from point solutions to complement existing infrastructure, to end-to-end big data deployments. An open and modular architecture provides greater agility and delivers immediate results for our clients.

About Ascertain®

Cartesian's Ascertain platform enables the rapid, cost-effective, and repeatable deployment of industry-specific solutions. Ascertain is an award winning, proven proprietary software platform that has been deployed at numerous communications providers over its thirteen-year history. Ascertain-enabled solutions are designed to address specific industry challenges and combine best-in-class technology with years of industry experience to solve some of our clients' most challenging problems. http://www.cartesian.com/offerings/managed-solutions/#ascertain

About Cartesian

Cartesian, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRTN) is a specialist provider of consulting services and managed solutions to leaders in the global communications, technology and digital media industries. Cartesian provides consulting in strategy, execution and managed solutions to clients worldwide. The company has offices in Boston, Kansas City, London, New York and Washington. For more information about the company and its services, visit www.cartesian.com

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This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In particular, any statements that do not relate to historical or current facts constitute forward-looking statements, including any statements contained herein regarding expectations with respect to Cartesian's future business, financial condition and results of operations. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and contingencies, many of which are beyond the Company's control, which may cause actual results, performance, or achievements to differ materially from those projected or implied in such forward-looking statements. Factors that might affect actual results, performance, or achievements include, among other things, the Company's ability to successfully implement the contract with Consolidated Communications; conditions in the telecommunications industry, overall economic and business conditions (including the current economic slowdown), the demand for the Company's services (including the slowing of client decisions on proposals and project opportunities along with scope reduction of existing projects), the level of cash and non-cash expenditures incurred by the Company, technological advances and competitive factors in the markets in which the Company competes, and the factors described in this press release and in Cartesian's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risks described in its periodic reports filed with the SEC, including, but not limited to, "Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information" under Part I of its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2013 and subsequent periodic reports containing updated disclosures of such risks. These filings are available at the SEC's web site at www.sec.gov. Any forward-looking statements made in this release speak only as of the date of this release. The Company does not intend to update these forward-looking statements and undertakes no duty to any person to provide any such update under any circumstances.

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