Press Releases

May 21, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif.—May 21, 2014—Hortonworks, the leading provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it has been selected by AlwaysOn as one of the 2014 OnDemand Top 100 private companies in the Cloud Application Platforms category for its Hortonworks Data Platform, the industry’s only 100-percent open source data platform powered by Apache Hadoop.… More

May 15, 2014
Acquisition provides Hortonworks Data Platform customers with the industry’s broadest security capabilities for Enterprise Hadoop
May 14, 2014
Premiere Hadoop Industry Event Sets Stage for Enterprises Sharing Best Practices and Lessons Learned
April 22, 2014

PALO ALTO, Calif.,— April 22, 2014— Hortonworks®, the leading provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the appointment of Scott Davidson to the position of chief financial officer. Scott is a well-recognized leader with more than 20 years of financial and business experience in both private and public high technology companies.… More

April 21, 2014
Leading Big Data Companies Simplify Enterprise Development for Rich Data-Centric Applications
April 14, 2014
OpenShift by Red Hat Integrates with Hortonworks Data Platform, Accelerates Application Development with 100-percent Open Source Apache Hadoop
April 3, 2014
Hortonworks and LucidWorks to Provide Apache Solr Support on the Hortonworks Data Platform
April 2, 2014
Interactive SQL Query via Stinger Initiative and Addition of Data Governance, Security, Stream Processing and Search Capabilities Highlight Release
March 25, 2014
Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced an oversubscribed $100 million funding round led by funds managed by BlackRock and Passport Capital, joined by all existing investors.
February 27, 2014
Hortonworks “Loves and Lives Open Source Innovation,” According to Report, Which Also Cites Hortonworks’ Strategy to “Create an Ecosystem of Partners that Accelerate Hadoop Adoption Among Enterprises”
February 10, 2014
Open source leaders bring enterprise Apache Hadoop to the open hybrid cloud
December 11, 2013
Deep Partner Relationships Help Grow Community More Than 240 Percent in 2013, Embraces Hortonworks Data Platform to Accelerate Innovation and Adoption of Enterprise Hadoop
October 29, 2013
Spring for Apache Hadoop and Spring XD enable Java developers to build portable big data applications quickly, unifying many disparate approaches in a single solution
October 29, 2013
Hortonworks today announced that Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), the industry’s only 100-percent open source data platform, is now available for resell through HP.
October 23, 2013

YARN-Based Architecture of HDP 2.0 Enables New Workloads in the Modern Data Architecture

PALO ALTO, Calif.—October 23, 2013—Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the general availability of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) 2.0, the first commercial distribution built on the recent Hadoop 2 GA release from the Apache Software Foundation.… More

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