Attunity Expands Big Data Integration Offering With New Hadoop Solution to Improve Analytics and Business Insights

  Attunity Expands Big Data Integration Offering With New Hadoop Solution to
                   Improve Analytics and Business Insights

Attunity Managed File Transfer (MFT) for Hadoopenables automated, accelerated
and secure file collection and data transfer with the Hadoop File System
(HDFS)

PR Newswire

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, November 6, 2012

BURLINGTON, Massachusetts, November 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Attunity Ltd. (NASDAQ: ATTU), a leading provider of information availability
software solutions, announced today the release of Attunity Managed File
Transfer (MFT) for Hadoop. The new generation enterprise data transfer
solution is designed to accelerate Big Data collection processes and integrate
them seamlessly into and out of Hadoop, the open-source programming framework
for large-scale data processing. Building on the proven and enterprise-scale
capabilities of Attunity MFT, the solution empowers organizations to collect
and transfer Big Data in both the cloud and enterprise data centers for
strategic initiatives including log and machine-data analytics, business
intelligence (BI), and data archiving.

As volumes of business data continue to increase, organizations are adopting
Hadoop to store, manage, and process Big Data. However, like other Big Data
projects, IT organizations are struggling to efficiently and effectively move
the data for BI and analytics. Similarly, organizations that are seeing Hadoop
as a lower cost alternative for archiving run into the same Big Data movement
challenges.

Attunity MFT for Hadoop is designed to overcome the Big Data bottleneck by
providing an enterprise-scale gateway to the Hadoop Distributed File System
(HDFS), a distributed file system that enables scalable storage and processing
of "internet-scale" Big Data. The Attunity solution facilitates the process of
transferring data to HDFS by providing robust capabilities including
automation, scheduling, security, and auditing. Seamlessly integrated with
HDFS, Attunity MFT for Hadoop enables moving data into and out of Hadoop in
either batch or real time.

Attunity MFT for Hadoop features:

  oEnterprise-scale automation and scheduling for IT processes that collect
    and transfer data into HDFS, with advanced dashboards and notifications to
    monitor and control data transfer
  oSupport for many sources of data including enterprise as well as cloud
    files systems, web protocols like HTTP/S and S/FTP, email, and desktop
  oSupport for any Hadoop distribution based on standard HDFS 1.0 or higher,
    such as those by Apache, HortonWorks and Cloudera
  oWeb Services API for seamless integration with enterprise business
    platforms (ie. ERP, BPM, & CRM)
  oMulti-stage processing of the data being transferred with extensive
    security configuration options to meet the needs of highly regulated
    industries

"Hadoop has quickly become the platform of choice for storing, managing and
analyzing big data. We are pleased with the Attunity MFT solution that
addresses the challenges that enterprises face with large volumes of data and
a variety of sources and formats," said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of
business development at Hortonworks, a leading commercial vendor of Apache
Hadoop. "Our goal is to make Apache Hadoop become the next generation data
platform. Our partnership with Attunity helps bring an enterprise solution to
market that facilitates the adoption of Hadoop."

"Enterprises that leverage Big Data gain greater insight into their customers,
operations, and business environments," explained Matt Benati, VP Global
Marketing at Attunity. "Attunity MFT for Hadoop, the first of several Hadoop
solutions that Attunity will unveil, is designed to deliver on the great
promise of Hadoop by helping organizations achieve faster time-to-value for
Big Data analytics projects. With the release of Attunity MFT for Hadoop,
Attunity is able to increase its addressable market, provide broader options
for customers, and help companies harness the power of Big Data to drive new
insights and deliver competitive advantage."

About Attunity  

Attunity is a leading provider of information availability software solutions
that enable access, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data,
across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Our
software solutions include data replication, change data capture (CDC), data
connectivity, enterprise file replication (EFR) and managed-file-transfer
(MFT). Using Attunity's software solutions, our customers enjoy significant
business benefits by enabling real-time access and availability of data and
files where and when needed, across the maze of heterogeneous systems making
up today's IT environment.

Attunity has supplied innovative software solutions to its enterprise-class
customers for nearly 20 years and has successful deployments at thousands of
organizations worldwide. Attunity provides software directly and indirectly
through a number of partners such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM and HP.
Headquartered in Boston, Attunity serves its customers via offices in North
America, Europe, and Asia Pacific and through a network of local partners. For
more information, visit http://www.attunity.com or our In Tune blog and join
our community on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are
not limited to: risks and uncertainties relating to the acquisition of
RepliWeb, including costs and difficulties related to integration of acquired
businesses, the combined companies' financial results and performance, and
ability to repay debt and timing thereof; our liquidity challenges and the
need to raise additional capital in the future; market acceptance of the
Attunity Replicate and the development of a market for such product; timely
availability and customer acceptance of Attunity's new and existing products;
any unforeseen developmental or technological difficulties with regard to
Attunity's products; changes in the competitive landscape, including new
competitors or the impact of competitive pricing and products; a shift in
demand for products such as Attunity's products; unknown factors affecting
third parties with which Attunity has formed business alliances; the impact on
revenues of economic and political uncertainties and weaknesses in various
regions of the world, including the commencement or escalation of hostilities
or acts of terrorism; and other factors and risks on which Attunity may have
little or no control. This list is intended to identify only certain of the
principal factors that could cause actual results to differ.

For a more detailed description of the risks and uncertainties affecting
Attunity, reference is made to Attunity's latest Annual Report on Form 20-F/A,
which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the
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furnished to the SEC. Except as otherwise required by law, Attunity undertakes
no obligation to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking
statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to
reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

© Attunity 2012. All Rights Reserved. Attunity is a registered trademark of
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their respective owners.

Press contact: 

Melissa Kolodziej, Director of Marketing Communications, Attunity
melissa.kolodziej@attunity.com
Tel. +1-781-730-4073

SOURCE Attunity Ltd
 
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