Continuum Analytics, Intel Link On Anaconda Distribution

Austin-based software developer Continuum Analytics, which develops the open source Anaconda tools for data analysis using Python, has inked a deal with Intel on a new distribution of Anaconda. According to the two, they have released the Intel Distribution for Python powered by Anaconda, which will ship with Intel's Parallel Studio XE 2017 software development suite. Financial details of the technical collaboration were not announced by the companies. Continuum Analytics is venture backed by BuildGroup and General Catalyst Partners.