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Company Overview of Altiscale, Inc.

Company Overview

Altiscale, Inc. provides purpose-built cloud services to run Apache Hadoop dial tone operations. The company was founded in 2011 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

395 Page Mill Road

Suite 150

Palo Alto, CA 94306

United States

Founded in 2011

Key Executives for Altiscale, Inc.

Age: 46
Head of Operations
Chief Technology Officer
Vice President of Engineering
Vice President of Product Management
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Altiscale, Inc. Key Developments

Visible Measures Taps Altiscale's Hadoop-as-a-Service as Key Component for Growing Content Marketing Platform

Altiscale, Inc. announced that Visible Measures Corp. has selected the Altiscale Data Cloud as a key component for its content marketing solution. Visible Measures selected Altiscale over multiple options, as the company needed a strategic partner and long-term solution capable of meeting its goals for both growth and performance. The Altiscale Data Cloud is the industry's only cloud service purpose-built to run Apache(TM) Hadoop(R) at scale with full operational support and gives Visible Measures the scale and support it needs to extract insights from this immense data set.

Altiscale Adds Ulf Sandberg as Vice President of Customer Success

Altiscale, Inc. announced it has added industry veteran Ulf Sandberg to its executive team. Mr. Sandberg will serve as Altiscale's vice president of customer success, where he will play a critical role in ensuring that Altiscale's growing base of customers derives the most business value from their investment in Apache(R) Hadoop(TM). Prior to joining Altiscale, Sandberg was vice president or customer success at Hortonworks, a leading distributor of on-premise Hadoop.

Altiscale, Inc. Announces Availability of Apache Hive 0.13 on HaaS Platform

Altiscale, Inc. has announced the availability of Apache Hive 0.13 on its HaaS platform. For data scientists and businesses that rely on insights derived from data, Hive 0.13 can deliver significant performance gains over previous versions. Since Altiscale performs integration and performance testing as part of operational certification, customers can immediately take full advantage of this new tool. At its core, Hive is an application designed to enable querying and managing of large datasets. Hive 0.13 represents a significant step forward, as it delivers the final phase of the Stinger Initiative, a project managed and completed by the open source Hadoop community. This initiative brought together work from hundreds of developers and dozens of companies. It is designed to marry SQL, the primary language used with business analysts for ad hoc analysis, with Hadoop. Hive 0.13 makes Hadoop accessible to a larger group of users, as the skills required to use SQL are very common within the IT industry. As a result, Hive 0.13 brings a broader audience of data scientists and business analysts to Hadoop. The most important improvements of Hive 0.13 are related to the speed and scale it brings to users, made possible by the Apache Tezexecution engine.

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