Yandex is well known for its search engine which is considered the largest search engine in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Belarus and Turkey areas. The 19yr old search engine serves aprrox. 50 million visitors daily. There are other services like mail, web browser, maps, news , music, video, language translator etc are offered by the company.
Yandex Data Factory offers custom machine learning solutions like product suggestions, demand and load prediction, churn prediction and prevention, sentiment analysis of customers, custom search engine preferred by the user, HR analytics , image classification and visual search etc in telecommunications, manufacturing, retail and Banking-Finance domains which help the customers to reduce their costs by upto 10% and make the business process far more efficient.
The partnership program between Yandex and SAP is to build a cloud based predictive analytics services in retail, ecommerce , banking and telecommunication services. By leveraging the power of in-memory computing of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud Platform , Yandex Data Factory would provide more efficient services to its customers with far more in-depth big data analysis. Companies (Yandex Data Factory Customers) would profit most from the partnership program from which they would be able to understand the pattern of their customer's activity, predict about well demanding products and retain customers by understanding their interests with more accuracy.