30 May, 2014
Company NameLexis Nexis
Big Data Landscape CategoryData as a Service
LexisNexis is a company best known for its massive digital database of academic, legal and news content. The company also hosts content-based solutions for work in risk management, corporate management, government, law enforcement and accounting. LexisNexis hosts many terabytes of content—billions of documents stored over multiple mainframes. With its Total Solutions products and services, LexisNexis can address specific user needs, providing practical solutions to help improve businesses and other organizations.
Founder: Mead Data Central (MDC)
CEO: Mike Walsh
1977: LexisNexis founded as LEXIS
1980: LEXIS releases its electronic library of all U.S. federal and state cases
1994: LexisNexis sold to Reed Elsevier for $1.5 billion
LexisNexis is headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, USA and has dozens of offices all over the globe.