QA Consulting sign partnership deal with Hortonworks


QA Consulting are delighted to announce our new strategic partnership with Big Data specialist, Hortonworks.

QA Consulting carefully select which technology vendors we engage with as partners. Hortonworks’ growing presence in the Big Data arena makes them the ideal addition to our roster of vendors we are proud to partner with.

Hortonworks are the leader in emerging Open Enterprise Hadoop and develops, distributes and supports the 100% open source Apache Hadoop data platform. Their data platform provides an open platform that deeply integrates with existing IT investments and upon which enterprises can build and deploy Hadoop-based applications.

Our partnership with Hortonworks will allow our customers the ability to benefit from a centralised architecture for running batch, interactive and real-time applications simultaneously across a shared dataset. This new partnership will complement our existing Big Data service offering, allowing QA Consulting to initiate and drive transformational organisation data and unlock its potential by enhancing our customer’s business intelligence.

Tony Lysak, Managing Director, QA Consulting commented “In today’s world information is now generated on a scale previously unquantifiable. The need to analyse and interrogate this data and create meaningful information to better support customer’s organisations has never been more important. Our partnership with Hortonworks, a leader in Enterprise Hadoop, will enable our customers to take advantage of our Centre of Excellence Enablement Programme, supplying expert Data Consultants to provide genuine scalability and the advantage required to stay ahead of their competition regardless of company and sector”.

QA Consulting are excited to start our partnership journey with Hortonworks and help deliver on their mission to establish Hadoop as the foundational technology of the modern enterprise data architecture.

NETbuilder is a proud sponsor of Strata + Hadoop World New York

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This September NETbuilder will be flying out to New York to sponsor Strata + Hadoop World. The event takes place on the 29th-1st October at the Javits Center, New York City.

The event provides three full days of cutting edge inspiring keynotes, intensely practical and information-rich sessions, and plenty of fun networking events. Big data’s most influential minds will gather at Strata + Hadoop to help shape the future of the technology world.

This year’s lineup has a great mixture of speakers who have laser-sharp focus on the data issues that are shaping the business, finance and government worlds. It is a one of a kind opportunity that allows NETbuilder to discover new ideas, share experiences, learn best practices and new techniques from the Big data world.

The data industry has seen exponential growth rates over the course of the past years, with the Hadoop-related ecosystem being projected to valued at $50 billion by 2020. NETbuilder are excited to make our presence in the Big Data world known.

NETbuilder partners with Cloudera

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NETbuilder partners with Cloudera, a leader in next generation data Big Data Analytics Platforms. NETbuilder carefully select which technology vendors we engage as partners. Cloudera are in a dominant market position and constantly innovate making them a perfect fit for NETbuilder.

The addition of Cloudera allows our customers to leverage the masses of captured unstructured data. After being founded in 2008, American based Cloudera is the first company to commercialise Apache Hadoop and to develop enterprise solutions built on this powerful open source technology. Cloudera is recognised as the largest contributor and innovator in the Hadoop Open Source Software community, share and are widely recognised as the industry standard in enterprise Hadoop.

Our partnership with Cloudera will allow NETbuilder to supply the market with cost effective Cloudera trained Data Analysts and Developers to support new and existing implementations of their Hadoop Platform. This partnership adds a vital technology to our Enterprise technology stack, giving us truly front to back capabilities.

Working with Cloudera, NETbuilder are able to do the initial design and implementation. We are able to quickly deploy consultants from the Academy to further develop the platform and enable our customers to be self-sufficient.

NETbuilder have seen positive results since signing the partnership and we are excited to continue to support Cloudera’s mission of bringing the power of Hadoop, MapReduce, and distributed storage to customers across all market sectors.