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Apache Hadoop Distributions Now ODPi Runtime Compliant

Jun 27, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 27 — ODPi, a nonprofit organization accelerating the open ecosystem of big data solutions, today announced that the Apache Hadoop distributions products from Altiscale, ArenaData, Hortonworks, IBM, and Infosys are now ODPi Runtime Compliant. This ensures that their distributions provide big data application vendors a consistent set of base level expectations as defined by ODPi Runtime specification. “Our members represent all key roles in the big data ecosystem — Apache Hadoop distros, ISVs, system integrators, solution providers and Read more…

BlueTalon Extends Data-Centric Security Platform to Support Apache Spark

Jun 27, 2016 |

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 27 — BlueTalon, the leader in Data-Centric Security, today announced the immediate availability of its Data-Centric Security solution for Apache Spark, making it the first company to provide a unified data security layer across Hadoop, Hive, Spark and the multiple data platforms commonly used for big data. Using BlueTalon, organizations eliminate security blind spots and gain unprecedented visibility and control directly at the data layer. Enterprises are augmenting their data infrastructure using Spark as a fast access Read more…

BI Leaders Join With Teradata to Enhance Presto for the Enterprise

Jun 27, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 27 — Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced the certification of multiple business intelligence (BI) and visualization solutions on the Teradata Distribution of Presto. These include Information Builders, the Looker Data Platform, the Qlik visual analytics platform, the Tableau Business Intelligence (BI) tool suite and ZoomData. In addition, MicroStrategy has committed to certify, and testing is complete with Microsoft Power BI. The multiple certifications give customers more choices, and support the efficient and effective use of BI tool investments and skills to analyze data in Hadoop. “The Read more…

Dell Teams With Securonix to Provide Advanced Security Analytics

Jun 27, 2016 |

ROUND ROCK, Tex., June 27 — Dell today announced a technology partnership with Securonix to improve the security of data in Active Directory (AD) and other enterprise application environments. The partnership combines the unique insights delivered by the Dell Change Auditor product with actionable security intelligence capabilities provided by Securonix. AD is an attractive target for cyber criminals because it is the most widely used enterprise repository of user account and password credentials. The AD-Securonix integration means organizations can rest assured that the keys to their Read more…

UBM’s All Analytics Celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Jun 27, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 27 — Data has rapidly become one of the driving forces behind business. It’s estimated that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is produced each day. UBM’s All Analytics (www.allanalytics.com), the community for data management, business intelligence and analytics, was created to support the advancement of the analytics discipline. Today, All Analytics is celebrating its five-year anniversary. Data has vastly evolved since the inception of All Analytics. Now, nearly every organization, including global businesses, government agencies, hospitals and universities, is Read more…

Paxata Awards Student Fellowship Grants to Six Students

Jun 24, 2016 |

June 24 — Paxata, provider of the only enterprise-grade self-service data preparation platform, is pleased to announce it has awarded its Paxata Student Fellowships grants to six students who will attend the HILDA 2016 Workshop on Human-In-the-Loop Data Analytics, which is co-located with SIGMOD/PODS Conference. Each fellowship grant covers registration for the conferences, travel, accommodations and related expenses. Paxata is also a sponsor of the HILDA event, which is taking place at the San Francisco Hyatt Regency on June 26, 2016. The fellowship awards Read more…

SnapLogic and 451 Research to Host Big Data Webinar

Jun 24, 2016 |

SAN MATEO, Calif., June 24 — SnapLogic, an industry leader in enterprise integration platform as a service (iPaaS), announced that the company will be hosting a webinar on the big data landscape with 451 Research Director of Data Platforms and Analytics Matt Aslett. The discussion is designed for organizations preparing for big data, data lakes, cloud computing and IoT. The world of big data is constantly changing and IT leaders are looking for new innovations to address the growing complexity of Read more…

Spectra Logic CEO Publishes New Book

Jun 23, 2016 |

BOULDER, Colo., June 23 — Spectra Logic, the deep storage experts, today announced that Spectra Logic Chief Executive Officer, Nathan C. Thompson, with colleagues Bob Cone and John Kranz, published a new book, “Society’s Genome: Genetic Diversity’s Role in Digital Preservation.” “Society’s Genome: Genetic Diversity’s Role in Digital Preservation” is a guide to understanding greater trends in information storage and data preservation. The book details how vital it is to store our information, and the astounding statistics around society’s digital data Read more…

MapR Unveils New Converge Partners Program

Jun 23, 2016 |

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 23 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today unveiled the MapR Converge Partners global program that will provide partners the technical and go-to-market resources necessary to jointly deliver outstanding customer experiences and address growing demand for the MapR Platform. The Converge Partners program focuses on nurturing alliances worldwide with select consultancies, platform and software providers, resellers, and distributors. The new Converge Partners program is comprised of three tiers: Affiliate, Preferred, and Elite. Benefits of Read more…

Trifacta Announces Deepened Technical Integration With HDP

Jun 23, 2016 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 23 — Trifacta, the global leader in data wrangling, strengthened its partnership with Hortonworks, Inc., today, announcing deepened technical integration with the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The announcement includes joint customers, new industry certifications and groundbreaking technical integrations for the Hortonworks Data Platform, including the industry’s first certification for Apache Atlas. Learn more about these integrations and certifications at Hadoop Summit, San Jose between June 28-30, 2016. The Atlas integration enables Hortonworks customers to more effectively leverage metadata within Read more…