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Hadoop Summit 2012 Announces Record Ecosystem Support

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—May 8, 2012—Hadoop Summit 2012, the original and world’s largest Apache Hadoop community conference, today revealed its full list of Platinum, Gold and Silver sponsors, demonstrating record ecosystem support from leading producers of software and services for the enterprise. The fifth annual event features Platinum sponsors from a combination of traditional and open source software and services companies which will make this the largest and most successful Hadoop Summit ever.

Click to Tweet: @CiscoSystems @IBM @Microsoft @Teradata & more support Hadoop Summit 12; updated agenda available @hadoopsummit #hadoop

In addition to the keynote from Geoffrey Moore, best-selling author of “Crossing the Chasm” and “Escape Velocity,” Hadoop Summit attendees will have access to exciting and informative sessions from key thought leaders representing organizations like Adobe, eBay, EMC, Netflix, PayPal, Twitter and more.

“Every year, Hadoop Summit brings together the most respected and brightest minds in the Apache Hadoop community, and this year is no different,” said Rob Bearden, CEO of Hortonworks. “We’re excited to have received such broad ecosystem support, demonstrating the continued strong momentum for Hadoop as the core of the next generation data architecture.”

The complete lineup of Hadoop Summit 2012 sponsors include: 


  • Hortonworks
  • Yahoo!


  • Cisco Systems
  • Datameer
  • IBM
  • Karmasphere
  • MarkLogic
  • Microsoft
  • Savvis
  • Splunk
  • StackIQ
  • Teradata Aster
  • Vertica, An HP Company
  • VMware


  • Cloudera
  • Dropbox
  • Intel
  • Lucid Imagination
  • MapR Technologies
  • Pentaho
  • Syncsort 


  • Amazon Web Services
  • Cloudwick Technologies
  • Dataguise
  • DataStax
  • Dell
  • Drawn to Scale
  • Facebook
  • Hadapt
  • HStreaming
  • Jive Software
  • Lilien
  • Mellanox Technologies
  • NetApp
  • Pervasive Big Data
  • Quest Software
  • Qubole
  • SoftNet Solutions
  • Super Micro Computer
  • Tableau Software
  • Talend
  • Think Big Analytics
  • Zettaset

Hadoop Summit would also like to thank its 2012 media sponsors: Datanami, DBTA, NoSQL Weekly and SiliconANGLE.

Registration for Hadoop Summit 2012 remains open however the conference is filling up fast. Don’t miss the opportunity to attend, register here: More information on the show’s program can be found at: 

About Hortonworks

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For more information:

Michelle Lazzar

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