SANTA CLARA, Calif., and BRUSSELS (Hadoop Summit Europe), —April 14, 2015—Hortonworks® (NASDAQ: HDP), the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced a series of cloud deployment, operations, security, data governance and user experience advancements aimed at making Apache Hadoop ubiquitous across mainstream enterprises. These advancements reinforce Hortonworks’ dedication to provide enterprises with a complete enterprise Hadoop platform entirely in open source.
“The first decade of Hadoop’s existence was focused on solidifying the core to become the foundation of a centralized data architecture. It’s clear that Hadoop has won that battle and is transforming every industry. Now the focus shifts towards accelerating the utilization of Hadoop to become ubiquitous across enterprises,” said Rob Bearden, chief executive officer of Hortonworks. “That means making Hadoop easier to consume for multiple audiences while addressing operational, security and governance needs using the same open approach that our partners and customers expect.”
Among the advancements being highlighted at Hadoop Summit Europe on April 15 and 16 are the following:
Enriched Developer Experience
Visit the Hortonworks blog for more information on these advancements and to learn more about how Hortonworks is helping to make Hadoop more ubiquitous throughout the enterprise.
“We are seeing broad adoption of Hadoop to solve business problems and as it becomes more universal there are increased requirements for security, operations and data governance capabilities,” said Randy Guard, SAS Vice President of Product Management. “It’s exciting to see these enterprise capabilities come to market through open source, community driven efforts. We are eager to continue working with Hortonworks to extend enterprise capabilities to our customers.”
The Hortonworks Data Platform 2.2 with Apache Ambari 2.0 and the latest Hortonworks Sandbox are available now for download from the Hortonworks website at https://hortonworks.com/hdp/downloads/.
Hortonworks develops, distributes and supports the only 100% open source Apache Hadoop data platform. Our team comprises the largest contingent of builders and architects within the Hadoop ecosystem who represent and lead the broader enterprise requirements within these communities.
The Hortonworks Data Platform provides an open platform that deeply integrates with existing IT investments and upon which enterprises can build and deploy Hadoop-based applications.
Hortonworks has deep relationships with the key strategic data center partners that enable our customers to unlock the broadest opportunities from Hadoop.
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