GigaOM Structure: Data - New York, NY — March 21, 2012 — Pentaho Corporation, delivering the future of business analytics, and MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the industry’s most advanced distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced an alliance partnership to provide direct integration between Pentaho Kettle and the MapR Distribution for Hadoop. With native integration, enterprises can easily combine business analytics with Hadoop and benefit from both products’ ease of use and high performance, enabling them to put their big data to work.
Together Pentaho and MapR help enterprises overcome many of the obstacles common with big data deployments. The partnership delivers improved:
Pentaho continues to lay the foundation for the future of big data through:
“The integration of Pentaho and MapR provides comprehensive data connectivity and analysis,” said Jack Norris, vice president of marketing for MapR. “Customers gain instant ROI on their big data investments, as well as access to Pentaho’s end-to-end analytics for quick data analysis that delivers insight and business value.”
“The partnership between Pentaho and MapR Technologies is a natural fit, providing excellent performance and easy-to-use tools for big data integration, data discovery, reporting and analytics,” said Eddie White, executive vice president, business development, Pentaho. “Together, Pentaho and MapR help put big data to work.”
“In our Hadoop and Information benchmark research, over ninety percent of organizations reported that big data technologies enabled them to analyze their data at a greater level of detail than was previously possible,” said David Menninger, vice president and research director, Ventana Research. “The combination with MapR extends Pentaho support for Hadoop to perform these new types of analyses.”
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