NEC Corporation and Hortonworks, Inc. announced about their collaboration to deliver a Big Data processing platform. The two companies are combining NEC's Data Platform for Hadoop with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®) that will allow enterprise customers to process structured and unstructured data in a single platform.
NEC with Hortonworks support will market the Big Data platform solution worldwide. The collaboration will allow each firm to leverage its core competencies and increase the benefits of delivered to their customers and partners. Through this partnership NEC’s Data Platform will be certified for Hadoop by Hortonworks.
This partnership also involves doing something more:
Tomoyasu Nishimura, senior vice president, NEC Corporation said "It is critical for organizations today to make fast and informed decisions by extracting insights from huge volumes of data. Therefore, NEC is focused on giving organizations the best Hadoop platform for data management and processing so they can receive these insights.”
Hortonworks also expressed pleasure to work with NEC.
"I am very pleased to welcome NEC as one of Hortonworks' Platinum partners," said Christopher Sullivan, SVP, Global Channels & Alliances, Hortonworks. "I am sure that the certified Big Data solution stack of NEC's Data Platform for Hadoop and HDP will provide our mutual customers and partners with leading-edge, data-driven solutions and advantages to grow their business."