sqrrl and Hortonworks Partner to Boost the Security, Scalability, and Adaptability of Big Data Solutions

Partnership to Certify Apache Accumulo with Hortonworks Data Platform

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Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) October 03, 2012

sqrrl data, INC. the company focused on security, scalability, and adaptability for Big Data, today announced a technology partnership with Hortonworks, a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop.

sqrrl supports and develops software for Apache Accumulo, which is a secure, low latency, highly scalable database that runs on top of Hadoop. Accumulo combines the power of fine-grained security with scalability and adaptive analytics to help companies develop new insights from their data. By leveraging sqrrl and Hortonworks’ products, organizations will be able to get the best of Hadoop and Accumulo, solving critical challenges that businesses and public sector agencies face. Such challenges include integrating disparate data sets while complying with various legal, regulatory, security, and privacy requirements, conducting real-time analysis, and efficiently scaling to very large datasets with reduced costs.

“We’re really excited to partner with Hortonworks”, said Oren Falkowitz, CEO and co-founder of sqrrl. “This partnership will bring new Big Data capabilities to a wide variety of industries that use Accumulo. Customers can now leverage Hortonworks’ Hadoop expertise and combine it with our ability to securely bring data together and support low latency user interaction at scale.”

“There is tremendous synergy between Hadoop and Accumulo,” said Mitch Ferguson, vice-president of business development at Hortonworks. “The Hortonworks partnership with sqrrl will accelerate the enterprise capabilities of Accumulo with Hadoop and the Hortonworks Data Platform for private and public sector enterprises.”

Through the partnership, organizations will be able to use Accumulo and Hadoop to build secure, interactive, operational applications that leverage all of their data. The sqrrl and Hortonworks partnership also simplifies both the development and use of these applications, reducing administrative burdens and risks.

About sqrrl
sqrrl is a Big Data company headquartered in Cambridge, MA that provides software and support for Apache Accumulo. sqrrl leverages its understanding of security, analytics, and Big Data technologies to enable companies to unlock the potential of Big Data.

To learn more about sqrrl, please visit the sqrrl website.

About Hortonworks
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing, and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage, and use. For more information, visit http://www.hortonworks.com.

To learn more about Hortonworks, please visit the Hortonworks website.


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