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Company Overview of Hortonworks Inc.

Company Overview

Hortonworks Inc. develops, distributes, and supports the open source Apache Hadoop data platform. The company offers Hortonworks Data Platform that provides various functionalities, such as data management, data access, data governance and integration, security, and operations; and Sandbox, a personal and portable Hadoop environment that include various interactive Hadoop tutorials. It provides solutions for advertisers, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, public sector, retailers, and telcos. Hortonworks Inc. was founded in 2011 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

3460 West Bayshore Road

Palo Alto, CA 94303

United States

Founded in 2011



Key Executives for Hortonworks Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Hortonworks Inc. Key Developments

Nous Infosystems Partners with Hortonworks to Bring Big Data Solutions to Enterprise Customers

Nous Infosystems (Nous) announced a strategic alliance with Hortonworks to participate in its Systems Integrator (SI) Partner Program. Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and support of Apache Hadoop, and is based in Sunnyvale, CA. The alliance between Nous and Hortonworks will help customers deploy advanced enterprise-class "Big Data" applications, thus addressing their Big Data needs using the leading minds in the industry. Nous' extensive IT industry experience and Big Data expertise, coupled with Hortonworks' proven experience in implementing and supporting Apache Hadoop in production environments, will offer best-in-class solutions to all enterprises faced with Big Data challenges. With hands-on expertise working with Apache Hadoop, Nous will be able to harness the potential of the Hadoop ecosystem to help customers with complex event processing and predictive analytics. Combined with a strong background in business intelligence solutions, Nous will help customers with cutting-edge technology for managing large structured and unstructured data, pattern recognition and Big Data insights.

Accenture and Hortonworks to Collaborate on Making Large Structured and Unstructured Datasets

Accenture has entered into an alliance agreement with Hortonworks, in a further strategic move to build its big data and digital capabilities and bring big outcomes from big data and analytics to its clients. Accenture and Hortonworks will collaborate on making large structured and unstructured datasets -- including operational, video and sensor data -- more accessible to organizations for insight-driven decision-making. Working with Hortonworks, Accenture will also support clients who are looking to marry the Hortonworks Data Platform with their existing IT infrastructure, in order to build highly scalable hybrid solutions that enable them to better manage, transform and analyze data at scale for on demand insights.

Hortonworks Inc. Presents at Credit Suisse Disruptive Technology Conference, May-14-2014 09:30 AM

Hortonworks Inc. Presents at Credit Suisse Disruptive Technology Conference, May-14-2014 09:30 AM. Venue: Ritz Carlton, San Francisco, California, United States. Speakers: Shaun Connolly, Vice President of Corporate Strategy.

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