Persistent Systems Unveils High Performance RDBMS and Data Warehouse Connectors for New Intel(R) Distribution for Apache Hadoop*

Persistent Systems Unveils High Performance RDBMS and Data Warehouse Connectors 
for New Intel(R) Distribution for Apache Hadoop* Software 
Launches Center of Excellence to Support Intel(R) Distribution 
SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 --   O'Reilly Strata
Conference 2013 Persistent Systems (BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE:
PERSISTENT), the global leader in software product and technology
services, today announced the availability of its high performance
RDBMS and Data Warehouse connectors for the new Intel(R) Distribution
for Apache Hadoop* Software (Intel(R) Distribution). Persistent
Systems also announced it has opened a Center of Excellence (CoE) to
support the implementation and adoption of the Intel(R) Distribution. 
Persistent Systems' connectors now make it easier for users to
transfer information between their traditional relational databases
and data warehouses and the Intel(R) Distribution.  
"Persistent Systems is excited to help accelerate the adoption of
Apache Hadoop* software," said Dr. Mukund Deshpande, Head of
Analytics, Persistent Systems. "Today's enterprise priority is to
build seamless connectivity between Hadoop Clusters and existing
enterprise data platforms. By using Persistent Systems connectors
with the Int
el(R) Distribution for Apache Hadoop*, enterprises can
incorporate existing data with new sources for a complete analytics
"The Intel(R) Distribution is designed to provide a broad platform
for a wide range of Big Data use cases that combine structured data
in RDBMS with unstructured data from other sources," said Girish
Juneja, General Manager, Big Data Software, Intel Corporation.
"Connectors from Persistent Systems provide enterprises with a strong
bridge between RDBMS and the Intel(R) Distribution for Apache
Persistent System's Big Data practice is focused on building tools
and accelerators that substantially reduce the effort required for
building Big Data applications. Persistent Systems' Center of
Excellence (CoE) will support the Intel Distribution enabling
customers to unlock the maximum value they can derive from their Big
Data and provide strategy and solution workshops as well as
implementation services.  
About Persistent Systems:
 Established in 1990, Persistent Systems
(BOMBAY: PERSISTENT) (NSE: PERSISTENT) is a global company
specializing in software product and technology services. For more
than two decades, Persistent has been an innovation partner for the
world's largest technology brands, leading enterprises and pioneering
start-ups. With a global team of more than 6,000 employees,
Persistent has 300 customers spread across North America, Europe, and
Asia. Today, Persistent focuses on developing best-in-class solutions
in four key next-generation technology areas: Cloud Computing,
Mobility, Analytics and Collaboration, for telecommunications, life
sciences, consumer packaged goods, banking & financial services and
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Rashmi Joshi 
Persistent Systems Ltd. 
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