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DataWorks Summit Sydney to Showcase Big Data and Analytics Use Cases Powered by Open Source

SYDNEY, Australia — September 8, 2017 — Host Hortonworks® (NASDAQ: HDP) today announced the program and key sponsors for DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit in Sydney. Now in its second year, this is the not to be missed, leading big data community event for business and technical decision makers in the Asia Pacific Region. The event will take place September 20-21, 2017, at the International Convention Centre Sydney.

DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit attendees will learn best practices for how open source technologies enable organizations to leverage all their data, on premise and in the cloud, to drive predictive analytics, data science and artificial intelligence initiatives. The event features more than 100 speakers across over 65 sessions. Keynotes and sessions are led by practitioners and experts in their fields, and the sessions are vetted and selected by the community for the community. With successful events this year in Munich, Germany and San Jose, USA, DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit has become the go-to event providing community-vetted practical guidance to novices as well as experienced connected data platform practitioners. Whether an organization is just beginning its big data journey or already has deep experience, DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit has become a must-attend event to maximize the value of their investments.

“Today’s modern enterprises are undergoing significant digital transformation powered by megatrends like cloud computing, the Internet of Things, streaming data and data science,” said Scott Gnau, chief technology officer, Hortonworks. “We look forward to hosting the industry’s premier big data community event in Sydney and bringing together industry experts to share best practices on how to take full advantage of these trends to accelerate business outcomes.”

Joining Hortonworks Chief Technology Officer Scott Gnau on stage will be thought leaders from Standard Chartered Bank, Reliance Jio Infocomm and Telstra. In addition, Madhu Kochar, Vice President Analytics Product Development and Client Success, IBM will deliver a keynote titled Delivering Data Science to the Business. Finally, complementing the customer and partner plenary sessions is the technical data-in-motion demonstration keynote that shows how to go from zero to live streaming in under 10 minutes.

DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit sponsors include:


  • Hortonworks

Titanium Sponsors

  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • IBM

Platinum Sponsors

  • Oracle
  • Teradata

DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit Resources

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi and Apache Spark. Along with its 2,100+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.

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For more information:

Michelle Lazzar

(408) 884-9861