Radoop and Hortonworks partner to make big data analytics easier to use

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Radoop, a provider of big data analytics software, today announced it has joined the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program and is supporting the Hortonworks Data Platform. Hortonworks, based in Sunnyvale, California, is a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and support of Apache Hadoop. The Hortonworks Data Platform provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions.

Hortonworks is focusing on accelerating the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop by making it easier to consume for enterprises and technology vendors. Radoop shares a similar mission to accelerate the adoption of big data analytics by making it easier to use and more accessible for business users.

“The Hortonworks Data Platform combined with Radoop analytics software provides a powerful, full stack from reliable distributed data storage and data processing to visualization and predictive modeling,” said Zoltan Prekopcsak, co-founder and CEO of Radoop. “We are excited to partner with Hortonworks to make big data analytics easier to use.”

“We are pleased to partner with Radoop as part of our continuing goal of expanding the ecosystem around Apache Hadoop,” said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business development, Hortonworks, “Our partnership and their support of the Hortonworks Data Platform will help to accelerate the adoption and usability of big data analytics in the enterprise.”

The Radoop product line was recently commercially released. Radoop Standard Edition is powered by RapidMiner, the most popular open-source data mining tool, and it provides a simple and flexible data flow interface for defining big data analytics processes. It integrates with existing Hadoop clusters and works seamlessly with the Hortonworks Data Platform and other Hadoop distributions. The Radoop Enterprise Edition is further powered by RapidAnalytics, an open-source analytics server that adds user management, collaboration and process sharing for analysts, scheduled execution of analysis processes, and web access to reports and results.

About the Hortonworks Technology Partner Program
The Hortonworks Technology Partner Program provides Hortonworks technical enablement, joint marketing opportunities, design assistance, technical support and training – all designed to optimize successful Hadoop solutions.

About Hortonworks
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing, and analyzing big data. The 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. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.

About Radoop
Radoop is a big data analytics company with the goal of lowering the barrier for using distributed data analytics systems. Radoop products allow even non-technical people to access and analyze big data, but also provide scripting and advanced predictive analytics for experts. The Radoop Standard and Enterprise Edition are integrated into RapidMiner, the most popular open-source data mining tool, and push computations to a Hadoop cluster. Radoop also offers training and support on its products, as well as big data analytics consulting services.