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KloudData and Hortonworks Partner to Bring Big Data Analytics to the Cloud

KloudData’s iKloud for Hortonworks Data Platform Brings Big Data Analytics to Apache Hadoop

FREMONT, Calif., – December 15, 2011KloudData, Inc., a leading cloud-enabled analytics solution provider, today announced they have joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program and are supporting the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) powered by Apache Hadoop.  Hortonworks is a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop projects based in Sunnyvale, Calif.

The recently announced Hortonworks Data Platform makes Apache Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use and provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises to build and deploy big data solutions. 

The KloudData and Hortonworks partnership is designed to accelerate the development and adoption of big data analytic solutions that leverage or extend the Apache Hadoop platform and includes technical and support cooperation as well joint marketing between the two companies.

The iKloud for Hortonworks Data Platform Analytics Solution from KloudData is the first cloud-enabled business intelligence solution for Apache Hadoop.  Designed to help business users access, integrate and analyze massive amounts of structured and unstructured data, iKloud leverages the linear scalability and dramatic cost-effectiveness of Hadoop while masking its technical complexity.

“By helping our technology vendor partners leverage the power of Apache Hadoop to bring new, easy-to-use big data solutions to market, the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program is helping to grow the entire Hadoop ecosystem,” said Eric Baldeschwieler, CEO of Hortonworks. “We are very excited to be partnering with KloudData to bring the power of Hadoop-based analytics to business users.”

‘KloudData understands the new ways in which enterprises interact with their customers and business partners and appreciates the need to adjust business analytics to include the variety of formats in which data is being generated and captured across multiple channels today,” said Prashant Parekh, Founder and CEO Of KloudData. “The Hortonworks Data Platform provides a highly extensible platform that integrates Hadoop with existing enterprise data architectures to augment the value of all the data flowing through an enterprise.” 

“Hortonworks and KloudData have joined hands to provide a seamless offering to their customers and an efficient and cost-effective means for storing, mining and extracting, analyzing and presenting data in highly consumable formats to empower business users to take better informed decisions,” said Miten Mehta, Co-Founder and COO of KloudData. “The partnership with Hortonworks will jointly bring to market seamless, low cost, highly available and scalable analytical solutions to transform decision making at the fastest moving enterprises of today.” 

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks was formed in July 2011 by Yahoo! and Benchmark Capital in order to promote the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop, the leading open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing large volumes of data. Together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. The company and its founders are leaders in designing and delivering current and future generations of Apache Hadoop and leverage their expertise to provide unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators and technology vendors, including ISVs, OEMs and service providers. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.

About KloudData

KloudData is a leading Cloud consulting services provider to Fortune 1000 companies, helping to reduce cost, complexity and risk while improving operational efficiencies and accelerating business growth with services that are highly scalable and elastic. KloudData solutions and services – iKloud, mKloud and eKloud – instantly adjust to dynamic business demands by provisioning and modifying complex infrastructure in minutes, allowing CIO’s to deliver innovation and value on demand.

Enterprises have silos of capabilities throughout their server, storage and networking environments leading IT staff to spend more time on operations and maintenance than on providing business value. KloudData Cloud Services enable IT staff to accelerate service delivery and time to market transforming business agility. KloudData is an 8(a) certified minority help business working on multiple federal, state and local government initiatives. Headquartered in Freemont, CA with offices in Columbia, Maryland, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Pune India allows KloudData to provide Round the Clock delivery and support capabilities. For more information, visit www.klouddata.com 

Note: KloudData, iKloud, eKloud, mKloud are trademarks of KloudData. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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Michelle Lazzar
408-828-9681