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Cloudera Certifies Syncsort Big Data Software for Cloudera 5

Syncsort Ironcluster and DMX-h Integrated with the Latest Version of Cloudera Enterprise

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data software, today announced that Cloudera has certified Syncsort Ironcluster and DMX-h ─ Syncsort's blazingly fast, infinitely scalable and easy-to-use Big Data products─ for the latest version of Cloudera's flagship Apache Hadoop platform, Cloudera 5. Cloudera recently announced the availability of Cloudera 5 including YARN and the second generation of MapReduce, allowing developers to build different types of applications for a broader set of scenarios.

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"More and more organizations are looking to create an Enterprise Data Hub with Apache Hadoop," said Tim Stevens, vice president, Business and Corporate Development, Cloudera. "This deep integration with Syncsort's powerful Hadoop offerings provides streamlined deployment, administration and monitoring with Cloudera Manager for mutual customers using our latest Hadoop platform release, Cloudera 5."

In keeping with its long-standing technology partnership with Cloudera, the Syncsort products are deeply integrated with Cloudera 5, creating a powerful combination that helps organizations reduce costs while gaining valuable business insights from Big Data.

"Hadoop is one of the most disruptive forces in the technology industry today, and the extraordinary levels of investment flowing into the platform are fundamentally changing the pace-of-improvement and economics of advanced data technology," said Lonne Jaffe, CEO, Syncsort. "This exciting announcement builds on the already expansive business and technology collaboration we have with Cloudera to bring the Enterprise Data Hub vision to our mutual customers." 

Some of the key use cases the combined Syncsort and Cloudera solution include are:

  • Making it easier to get vital business insights from varied data sources including unstructured data such as web logs, social media, and clickstream data
  • Dramatically lowering Enterprise Data Warehouse costs and freeing up capacity by offloading selected data and data processing workloads to Hadoop
  • Reducing mainframe costs by offloading targeted mainframe data and workloads to Hadoop
  • Exploiting critical legacy and mainframe data in Hadoop for Big Data analytics without time consuming and expensive hand-coding

Cloudera delivers the core elements of Hadoop – scalable storage and distributed computing – along with additional components such as a user interface, security, and integration with a broad range of software technologies, including those from Syncsort.

For a test drive of DMX-h, including a Linux Virtual Machine with Cloudera 5 and DMX-h ETL Edition pre-installed, along with use case accelerators and sample data, click here.

About Syncsort

Syncsort provides fast, secure, enterprise-grade software spanning Big Data solutions in Hadoop to Big Iron on mainframes. We help customers around the world to collect, process and distribute more data in less time, with fewer resources and lower costs. 87 of the Fortune 100 companies are Syncsort customers, and Syncsort's products are used in more than 85 countries to offload expensive and inefficient legacy data workloads, speed data warehouse and mainframe processing, and optimize cloud data integration. Experience Syncsort at http://www.syncsort.com/en/TestDrive.

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Media Contacts:

Michael Kornspan
Syncsort Incorporated
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel: 201-930-8216
[email protected]

Michael Fearon
SHIFT Communications
Tel: 617-779-1807
[email protected]

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