Hortonworks and WANdisco Partner to Make Hadoop Continuously Available

Hortonworks and WANdisco Partner to Make Hadoop Continuously Available 
Hortonworks Data Platform to Support WANdisco's Non-Stop Hadoop
PALO ALTO, CA and SAN RAMON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/26/13 --  
Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise
Apache(TM) Hadoop(R), and WANdisco (LSE: WAND), a leading provider of
continuous availability software for global enterprises to meet the
challenges of Big Data, announced that the Hortonworks Data Platform
(HDP) will support WANdisco's Non-Stop Hadoop technology. With this
announcement, Hortonworks and WANdisco are addressing critical
enterprise requirements around multi-datacenter data availability so
customers can better leverage Apache Hadoop globally across data
The two companies will jointly go to market to provide integrated,
high performance Big Data solutions built on HDP with full
integration of WANdisco's Non-Stop Hadoop software. Together,
WANdisco and Hortonworks deliver 100% uptime for global enterprises
using HDP across multiple data centers. 
HDP is the only 100% open source Hadoop distribution with all code
contributed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF), and is the only
distribution that runs natively on Windows and Linux that enables
organizations to capture, process and share data in any format and at
scale. With WANdisco's support, HDP is quickly becoming the preferred
distribution for the ecosystem to deliver enterprise Hadoop to their
Hortonworks recently entered a reseller agreement with SAP where SAP
will resell the Hortonworks Data Platform with the SAP HANA(R)
platform. Hortonworks has also recently highlighted customer wins at
Spotify and Xing.  
"Global organizations require big data solutions that can meet
stringent data and availability needs across wide geographies," said
Irfan Khan, senior vice president and general manager, SAP Big Data,
SAP. "We believe the integration of WANdisco's active-active
replication technology with the Hortonworks enterprise Apache Hadoop
distribution makes sense for SAP customers looking to leverage big
"Enterprises are increasingly adopting Apache Hadoop as a core
element of their IT infrastructure," said David Richards, Chairman
and CEO, WANdisco. "Working with Hortonworks is a natural fit given
their leadership in the Apache Hadoop community. A major enterprise
requirement is continuous data availability and WANdisco's Non-Stop
Hadoop Technology is the only technology available that addresses it.
The combination of WANdisco, Hortonworks and SAP will provide a
reference architecture for Hadoop in the Enterprise." 
"With WANdisco, we share a vision to deliver an enterprise viable
data platform for our mutual customers," said Rob Bearden, CEO,
Hortonworks. "HDP together with WANdisco's Non-Stop Hadoop technology
provides enterprises with a truly integrated Big Data solution that
guarantees data access and global disaster recovery." 
About Hortonworks
 Hortonworks is the only 100-percent open source
software provider to develop, distribute and support an Apache Hadoop
platform explicitly architected, built and tested for
enterprise-grade deployments. Developed by the original architects,
builders and operators of Hadoop, Hortonworks stewards the core and
delivers the critical services required by the enterprise to reliably
and effectively run Hadoop at scale. Our distribution, Hortonworks
Data Platform, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises
and delivers a modern data architecture with the support of key
technology partners. Hortonworks also provides unmatched technical
support, training and certification programs. For more information,
visit www.hortonworks.com. 
About WANdisco
 WANdisco (LSE: WAND) is a provider of
enterprise-ready, non-stop software solutions that enable globally
distributed organizations to meet today's data challenges of secure
storage, scalability and availability. WANdisco's products are
differentiated by the company's patented, active-active data
replication technology, serving crucial high availability (HA)
requirements, including Hadoop Big Data and Application Lifecycle
Management (ALM), including Apache Subversion and Git. Fortune Global
1000 companies, including AT&T, Motorola, Intel and Halliburton, rely
on WANdisco for performance, reliability, security and availability.
For additional information, please visit www.wandisco.com. 
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