NASDAQ Elevates Pentaho to the Cloud for Big Data Analytics

Taps Into On Demand Big Data Analytics to Keep Pace with 21st Century Trading Requirements; Reduces Total Cost of Ownership by More Than 50%

February 17, 2015, STRATA + HADOOP WORLD 2015, SAN JOSE, Calif. —

Delivering the future of analytics, Pentaho Corporation today announced NASDAQ OMX (NASDAQ: DNAQ), the world’s largest exchange company, has revamped their legacy system leveraging Pentaho Business Analytics to create a scalable, cloud-based big data integration and analytics platform. By embedding Pentaho, the NASDAQ OMX enterprise deployment is faster and more powerful for users reducing costs by half of the company’s previous solution. With Pentaho, a single development team replaces the work previously done by a mix of development, system admins, and database administrators contributing to the overall cost reduction.

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Pentaho's extensible data integration and analytics platform, combined with Amazon Redshift’s ability to quickly scale, allowed NASDAQ to build a cloud-based, big data platform that efficiently and cost-effectively transforms and analyzes billions of rows of data every day. By capitalizing on the variety and volume of big data in a more self-service way to easily access, enrich and de-identify data sets, NASDAQ can package this data in new service offerings to identifying customer and cross-sell segmentation opportunities, ultimately widening the gap between NASDAQ and competitors.

“We are preparing the stock market for the next 100 years, addressing 21st century trading challenges (and beyond) with open and emerging technologies for cloud, business analytics and big data,” said Michael Weiss, Senior Developer, NASDAQ. We collect over 10 billion rows of financial information everyday. With Pentaho we can now deliver any type of data with governance and stream it to lines of business and customers in a scalable, collaborative and cost effective way.”

“By embedding Pentaho into their application, NASDAQ has created a transparent, standardized data environment that can be commoditized while lowering costs,” said Rosanne Saccone, CMO at Pentaho. “As an innovative technology company with several new big data analytics projects in the works, we look forward to seeing what other new markets opportunities are on the horizon for NASDAQ.”

About NASDAQ OMX

Nasdaq.com is the official investor focused website of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit the official corporate site at www.nasdaqomx.com

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About Hitachi Vantara

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., helps data-driven leaders find and use the value in their data to innovate intelligently and reach outcomes that matter for business and society. We combine technology, intellectual property and industry knowledge to deliver data-managing solutions that help enterprises improve their customers’ experiences, develop new revenue streams, and lower the costs of business. Only Hitachi Vantara elevates your innovation advantage by combining deep information technology (IT), operational technology (OT) and domain expertise. We work with organizations everywhere to drive data to meaningful outcomes. Visit us at www.HitachiVantara.com.

About Pentaho

Pentaho data integration and analytics at Hitachi Vantara is an open-sourced based, enterprise-class platform for big data deployments. The unified data integration and analytics platform is comprehensive, completely embeddable and delivers governed data to power any analytics in any environment. Pentaho has enabled early big data and emerging IoT deployments, making our customers some of the most innovative in the industry – connecting people, things, and data to drive their digital transformation. Learn more at www.pentaho.com.

About Hitachi, Ltd.

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society’s challenges. The company’s consolidated revenues for fiscal 2016 (ended March 31, 2017) totaled 9,162.2 billion yen ($81.8 billion). The Hitachi Group is a global leader in Social Innovation and has approximately 304,000 employees worldwide. Through collaborative creation, Hitachi is providing solutions to customers in a broad range of sectors, including Power / Energy, Industry / Distribution / Water, Urban Development, and Finance / Government & Public / Healthcare. For more information, please visit www.hitachi.com.