TOKYO (DataWorks Summit) – Oct. 16, 2018 — Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, today announced an extension of its collaborative partnership with Huawei by providing Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on Huawei’s next-generation Taishan series Arm-based servers. This initiative will enable performance improvements and accelerate time to value for joint customers who deploy Arm-based architectures for data workloads.
In the initial phase, both companies plan to work together to optimize HDP for Huawei’s Arm server architecture. The ability to deploy workloads on Arm architectures ultimately makes it easier for customers to manage data applications across hybrid cloud deployments. In addition, Hortonworks plans to continue to support Huawei’s FusionServer with its recent Quality Assured Testing Suite (QATS) certification.
“The combination of Huawei’s Arm servers and HDP will benefit our respective clients and provide them with industry-leading Arm-based solutions that have been tested and certified to work together,” said Kamal Brar, vice president of Asia Pacific, Hortonworks. “We’re excited about the inevitable acceleration in technical innovations that this partnership will foster. The result will bring smarter, more cost-effective connected architectures for the next phase of disruption with the Internet of Things (IoT).”
Qiu Long, president of Huawei’s Intelligent Computing business division, said, “As a specialist of enterprise big data, Hortonworks is committed to building a global data management platform to help enterprise customers drive business value and achieve success in each step of the data lifecycle. Hortonworks is an important partner of Huawei in the big data field. We’re glad to partner with Hortonworks in developing the Arm ecosystem and to provide a flexible, open and efficient big data platform for enterprise customers to create value and accelerate digital transformation.”
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