Zettaset and Simba Bring Hadoop and Analytics Together

Zettaset and Simba partner to streamline interoperability between Hadoop and analytics applications, TIBCO StreamBase is selected by TXOdds to power zero-latency odds analytics, and MapR signs with WE-Ankor meet the growing big data market needs in Israel.

Zettaset and Simba partner. Big Data management provider Zettaset announced a strategic technology partnership with Simba Technologies, a provider of standards-based data access and analytics solutions for both relational and multi-dimensional data sources. The partnership will streamline interoperability between Hadoop and analytics applications, as well as provide enterprise-class security for organizations deploying a combined Hadoop + Analytics ecosystem. Users of the Zettaset Orchestrator management application/add-on running on Cloudera or Hortonworks can directly access and analyze Big Data sources in Hadoop, using the BI / Analytics application of their choice. Simba ODBC and JDBC drivers for Zettaset Orchestrator will be available in May. “Zettaset continues to lead the Big Data security initiative for organizations that are mining Hadoop for business intelligence with this inclusion of Simba’s enterprise class ODBC and JDBC drivers in our Orchestrator management application,” said Jim Vogt, CEO of Zettaset. “Now Cloudera and Hortonworks customers can use Orchestrator to automate connectivity and ensure compatibility between their Hadoop clusters and upstream analytics applications, as well as fortify security and automate routine management.”

TIBCO selected by TXOdds. TIBCO Software (TIBX) announced that TXOdds, a leader in real-time betting data, has selected TIBCO StreamBase to power its new, innovative generation of zero-latency odds analytics. The new TXOdds data service provides real-time betting analytics discovered using the StreamBase Event Processing platform. With TXOdds analyzing fluctuations in lines that represent opportunities or trouble in over 50 betting markets in real time, subscribers can quickly identify, understand, and act accordingly on that data. “Today, 80% of the world’s betting decisions are made in real time,” said Einar Knobel, chief executive officer, TXOdds. “Our firm is a leader in providing streaming betting data to our subscribers, so it was only fitting that we employ a stream-based solution for our new, innovative betting analytics. The biggest value of TIBCO StreamBase is how quickly we were able to obtain these innovative odds analytics – we deployed in months what would have taken years with traditional programming tools such as Java or .NET.”

MapR signs partnership with WE-Ankor in Israel. MapR Technologies announced that WE-Ankor, an IT specialist based in Petach Tikva, has become a registered partner in Israel, which has a high potential and very promising market for big data and has started its first proof of concept project using the MapR Distribution for Hadoop. WE-Ankor is a NetApp and VMware partner in Israel, with  a reputation for deep expertise within data storage, virtualization, servers, data protection and disaster recovery solutions. “WE-Ankor is a great partner for us based on its extensive experience in the data management business and strong expertise in storage and networking infrastructure solutions that are important and complementary to big data requirements,” said Xavier Guerin, vice president southern Europe and Benelux for MapR.  “WE-Ankor also has a strong customer base in Israel that it has helped to provide best of breed technology solutions for over many years and a proven track record for delivering high value projects.”

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