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June 22, 2017 | Anna Yong | Webinar

Powering Big Data Success In The Cloud

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Prescient Secures Big Data for Predictive Analytics to Secure the Streets

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Yesterday, I got to attend the Next-Generation Smart Cities conference as part of the Smart Cities Week® Silicon Valley show here near our office in Santa Clara. I attended with Mark Sanders, our Hortonworks account rep who covers SLED (State and Local Government and Education) for the West. Mark travels the western U.S., working with […]

With the San Jose DataWorks Summit (June 13-15) just a month away, we’re busy finalizing the lineup of an impressive array of speakers and business use cases. This year our Enterprise Adoption Track will include Andy Ashta from Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC). Big Data is driving major advances in the health insurance industry, resulting in […]

This past Thursday, Hortonworks announced financial results for the first quarter of 2017. As always, our CEO Rob Bearden began the call by thanking our customers. Rob began his industry and use case examples by describing the DataWorks Summit in Germany, which featured presentations from the thought leaders of large European enterprises that are transforming their businesses […]

You may have read yesterday’s blog post that summarizes how Yahoo! Japan, the largest web portal in Japan, scaled its business analytics with access to over 75 petabytes of data in Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). You can read the full English translation of that Japanese case study here. This post is about SoftBank Corp, another […]

Hortonworks continues to expand its list of customers in the Asia Pacific region, as well as in the housing and building industry. We recently completed a case study to showcase how LIXIL Corporation uses HDP to be first in manufacturing for the Japanese Smart Home Market. READ THE FULL LIXIL CASE STUDY HERE LIXIL is a […]

This is a guest blog post by Paul Jones at IHS Markit. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government. Mr. Jones is the company’s Global Head of FRTB Solutions, and IHS Markit’s FRTB solution suite runs on Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)—which includes Apache Spark™. […]

Last week we announced fourth quarter and full year 2016 results. Take a look at Rob Bearden’s previous 2016 Year in Review post for more from our CEO on all the great ecosystem, product and business momentum that Hortonworks delivered last year. My team focusses on our customer stories—sharing the real-world details on how Hortonworks […]

Two of our friends and customers at Arizona State University are pushing the frontiers of genomic data science. Dr. Kenneth Buetow leads a team adopting a new type of healthcare predictive analytics by storing and processing genomics data in Hortonworks Data Platform and connecting it to a high-performance computing (HPC) environment. Dr. Buetow’s research aims […]

In the era of consumer-centric “agile” supply chain strategies, manufacturers are forced to act more like retailers in terms of how they capture, analyze and use consumer data. This gives visibility to internal and external supply chain partners on how products are made, sold and used. But that visibility demands more data from more points across […]

We are very excited to announce that Grant Bodley will speak about Big Data, the Internet of Anything (IoAT) and the Connected Car at this year’s West Coast Automotive Data Event on Wednesday October 27th in San Diego. Telematics West Coast is the premier event that explores and develops new ideas and business practices opening up […]

Symantec helps consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world by protecting digital information and online transactions. The Symantec Cloud Platform team turned to Hortonworks to ingest an enormous volume of security logs, analyze that security metadata and then use that insight to protect its customers. Symantec now analyzes threat data much more quickly […]

Hortonworks subscribers across all major industries use Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to power advanced analytics applications for data discovery and predictive analytics. The insurance industry uses Hadoop to better leverage unstructured information to strengthen subrogation opportunities, stop fraud and minimize claims leakage. This requires new capabilities for data discovery. Cindy Maike is the GM for […]

Hortonworks subscribers across all major industries use Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to power advanced analytics applications for data discovery and predictive analytics. The insurance industry uses Hadoop to drive this type of innovation for usage-based insurance (UBI). Cindy Maike is the GM for Insurance Solutions at Hortonworks, and later this month she will present on […]

Leading enterprise organizations have concluded that YARN-enabled Hadoop is foundational to their modern data architectures. These companies subscribe with Hortonworks (and implement Hortonworks Data Platform) to bring additional types of data under management, merge those with legacy datasets, and unlock new business insight. But don’t take our word for it. Watch these brief videos and […]

The public sector is charged with protecting citizens, responding to constituents, providing services and maintaining infrastructure. In many instances, the demands of these responsibilities increase while government resources simultaneously shrink under budget pressures. How can Intelligence, Defense and Civilian agencies do more with less? Apache Hadoop is part of the answer. Within the public sector, […]