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Impetus and Hortonworks Strategic Partnership

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 2, 2012) - Impetus Technologies, a Big Data thought leader and innovation-based software services company, and Hortonworks, a leading commercial vendor promoting the development and support of Apache Hadoop, today announced their Strategic Partnership for Big Data Solutions.

Anand Raman, VP of Business Development, Big Data Leader at Impetus quotes, "Our strategic partnership will be of great value to enterprises as they can leverage Hortonworks' commitment to Apache Hadoop and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with Impetus' Big Data Services and implementation expertise to derive maximum value."

Impetus offers architecture advisory services, proof of concept, and implementation expertise across the entire Big Data ecosystem, allowing companies to gain key business insights in new ways. Impetus also contributes actively to the open source community through solutions like Impetus Kundera, an ORM tool that helps make NoSQL Datastores JPA Compliant and working with NoSQL simple; and Impetus Ankush, a single tool that provisions and manages a heterogeneous Big Data cluster. Through these solutions, Impetus is making it easier for customers to deploy and leverage their big data.

"The Impetus partnership ties into Hortonworks' strategy of accelerating the ecosystem around enterprise-ready Hadoop and the Hortonworks Data Platform," said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business development, Hortonworks. "Impetus has the skills and expertise to help customers plan and implement high value Hadoop-based solutions."

About Impetus - Your partner in Big Data Solutions
Impetus operates on a global delivery model and has executed large-scale big data projects with vertical domain in such areas as Financial Services, Media, Manufacturing, Retail, Healthcare, and Telecom. Impetus's experience extends across the big data ecosystem including Hadoop, NoSQL, newsql, mpp databases, machine learning, and visualization.

For more information, visit bigdata.impetus.com or write to bigdata@impetus.com.

About Hortonworks
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the pre-eminent open source platform for storing, managing, and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage, and use. For more information, visit www.hortonworks.com.