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Hortonworks and NEC associate to deliver a Distributed Processing Platform for Big Data

hortonworks and nec collaboration

 September 25, 2017

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:

  • To accelerate deployment of NEC's Data Platform for Hadoop, NEC and Hortonworks will align engineering teams to verify HDP.
  • NEC will provide the Hortonworks-certified high-quality platform and reference solution to simplify and accelerate HDP deployment, enabling customers to utilize the latest Big Data solution for business expansion. 
  • NEC and Hortonworks will leverage their engineering collaboration and go-to-market plans to expand into new and developing markets.
  • NEC will provide customers with Hortonworks DataFlow (HDFTM), which allows enterprises to quickly build streaming applications for real-time analytics that best match their interactive and real-time processing needs. The company will also provide Hortonworks Professional Services to implement HDP and HDF.
  • NEC and Hortonworks will provide an easy upgrade path for customers with a pre-validated and certified upgrade of the latest version of Hadoop.

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."

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