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May 10, 2016

Excelacom and Microsoft Join Forces with Tecnológico de Monterrey to Launch Big Data Design Program

RESTON, VA and México, D.F. – May 10, 2016 – Excelacom, a global consulting and technology solutions provider, announced they are partnering with Microsoft Corp. to deliver a Big Data Design program for the Monterrey Institute of Technology in Monterrey, Mexico.

Businesses in every industry are facing challenges as they experience digital transformation. Part of this transformation includes powering data to influence business decisions and monetize business goals. Universities, such as Tecnológico de Monterrey, want to ensure that graduates are well prepared in the workforce and remain competitive and grow in this demanding environment.

"By combining Excelacom's experience in data mining and analytics with our Big Data solutions and implementation strategies, we can support educational institutions such as Tecnológico de Monterrey and provide them with access to the latest technologies, innovations and trends," said Francisco Corona, the IoT Black Belt for Microsoft, Latin America.

Samia Bounaira, Excelacom's General Manager for Latin America commented, "We are very pleased to work with Microsoft and Tecnológico de Monterrey on launching this Big Data program. "As thought leaders in Big Data and predictive analytics in the Communications and Media industry, we bring a wealth of real world user experiences that can contribute to educating the business leaders in this region."

The Big Data Design Program offered by Tecnológico de Monterrey with the contribution of Microsoft and Excelacom runs in six modules. The executive-level series includes coursework that identifies the business and technology related stages and elements needed to design and implement a Big Data program and also includes proven strategies and corporate success stories.

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About Excelacom

Excelacom is a consulting and technology solutions company with a focus on communications and media providers. At the core, the company solves clients' complex business, technology and operational challenges through a combination of industry expertise and telecom-focused product solutions. Excelacom's consultant teams optimize existing systems and work on an accelerated timeline that minimizes risk and maximizes return, improving business and operational performance without costly technology transformations.

Excelacom is a global company, headquartered in the United States in Reston, VA, outside of Washington, D.C., with offices in North America and Europe as well as a technology center in Chennai, India. For more information: www.excelacom.com.

Excelacom Media Contact: Katie Siekierka, +1 (703) 787-7500 x298, ksiekierka@excelacom.com

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