Pactera Announces Strategic Partnership with Hortonworks for Big Data Solutions

    Pactera Announces Strategic Partnership with Hortonworks for Big Data

PR Newswire

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2013

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pactera (NASDAQ:PACT), the
largest China-based IT services provider, today announced it has become an
authorized Hortonworks Systems Integration Partner, providing Apache Hadoop
consulting and integration services for the Hortonworks Data Platform.

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The strategic partnership will enable customers to build and implement
enterprise-class big data applications. Pactera's extensive IT industry
experience and big data expertise, coupled with Hortonworks' proven experience
in developing, distributing, and supporting enterprise Apache Hadoop, will
offer cutting-edge and uniquely tailored solutions to enterprises facing big
data challenges.

"We are very excited to add Hortonworks to our partnership network and further
our ability to help customers transform their business with big data," said
Doug Vinson, Vice President, US IT Services. "Pactera's world class IT
services and Hortonworks' enterprise-ready Apache Hadoop distribution combine
to create an efficient and cost effective solution for storing, mining, and
extracting valuable data."

Pactera's architecture advisory services and implementation expertise across
the Big Data ecosystem allow companies to gain key business insights in new
ways. Through the partnership, clients will be able to capture and analyze
structured and unstructured data for business critical and competitive

"We are pleased to add Pactera to the Hortonworks System Integrator Partner
Program," said Mitch Ferguson, Vice President of Business Development at
Hortonworks. "Teaming with Pactera means that customers embarking on big data
projects now have a strong team of experienced IT professionals and Hadoop

"Our strategic partnership will be of great value to enterprises across the
globe as they can leverage Hortonworks' commitment to Apache Hadoop and
Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with Pactera's Big Data core-services and
implementation expertise to derive maximum value," said Tom Kersnick, Director
of Big Data Solutions at Pactera.

The Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner Program was created to train,
certify, and enable a broad ecosystem of systems integrators to deliver expert
Apache Hadoop consulting and integration services. For more information visit

About Pactera

Pactera is a global consulting and technology services provider strategically
headquartered in China. Pactera provides world-class business and IT
consulting, solutions, and outsourcing services to a wide range of leading
multinational firms through a globally integrated network of onsite and
offsite delivery locations in China, the United States, Europe, Australia,
Japan, Singapore and Malaysia. Pactera's comprehensive services include
business and technology advisory, enterprise application services, big data
analytics, application development & maintenance, mobility, cloud computing,
infrastructure management, software product engineering & globalization, and
business process outsourcing. For more information, visit

For further information, please contact:

Meredith Boll
Marketing Communications

SOURCE Pactera Technology International Ltd.

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