Zaloni Strengthens Advisory Board with the Addition of Dhruba Borthakur

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Industry Veteran, Dhruba Borthakur, brings Technical Expertise to Advance the Development of Zaloni's Hadoop-based Data Management Platforms


"Zaloni has developed a unique product with their Bedrock platform, unlike anything on the market today." ~Dhruba Borthakur

Zaloni, a leading provider of peerless Hadoop software and services solutions, today announced that Dhruba Borthakur has been appointed Technical Advisor, and will become a member of the Zaloni Advisory Board.

“I am delighted that Dhruba has joined our Advisory Board,” said Ben Sharma, CEO and founder of Zaloni. “His Hadoop expertise, broad industry knowledge, and ties within the Apache Hadoop community will add depth to our advisory board, and an additional dimension of strategic engineering expertise as we expand in 2014.”

"I am pleased to join a team that is so focused on building a world class business, and delivering Comprehensive Data Hubs that solve real customer challenges, such as how to best utilize the massive amounts of data companies have stored” said Borthakur. “Zaloni has developed a unique product with their Bedrock platform, unlike anything on the market today. I look forward to being a part of guiding the future of Zaloni, and to working with such a remarkably talented group of people.”

Borthakur’s career in the technology industry spans almost 20 years, including successful roles at leading technology companies, including IBM, VERITAS, and Yahoo. Borthakur’s current focus is to design and develop RocksDB, a key-value store for multi-core processors and fast storage, at Facebook. He is one of the founding contributors for the Apache Hadoop Distributed File System, and has been associated with Hadoop since its inception. Borthakur has been instrumental in scaling Facebook’s Hadoop cluster to multiples of petabytes. He is also a contributor to the open source Apache HBase project. He has a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

“The addition of Dhruba’s deep technical expertise, his guidance and strategic insights will be a valuable addition to Zaloni,” said Bijoy Bora, Co-founder of Zaloni. “The team looks forward to working with him as we continue to expand our offerings and take our business to the next level.”

About Zaloni
Zaloni is a leading provider of Hadoop-based software and services solutions for Big Data. Zaloni’s Bedrock Data Management Platform™ is a unique foundation for building and deploying comprehensive, agile, Hadoop-based production implementations that solve the most complex large-scale data analytic challenges. Fortune 100 companies in Telecom, Healthcare and Financials depend on Zaloni to provide Big Data solutions that deliver speed and performance in an efficient, cost-effective manner. For additional information, please visit

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