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MapR Explores Business Options Amid Big Data Market Challenges

MapR explores business options amid challenges in the big data software market. Will earnings from rival Cloudera provide a more positive picture?

Accenture Acquires Big Data Analytics, AI Consulting Firm Kogentix

Accenture acquires Kogentix, an IT consulting firm with more than 220 big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) experts. Kogentix migrates legacy applications to open source platforms like Hadoop, Spark and Python.

Atos Acquires Dell, EMC, Pivotal Big Data Partner zData

Atos acquires zData, an MSP focused on Pivotal, the big data platform from Dell. Atos gains managed services for Couchbase, Greenplum, HAWQ, Hadoop & Solr.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 2 September 2016

Updates: Atera, BlueData, BrightGauge, Capgemini, Connectria Hosting, DevTech, FinancialForce, HPE, IBM Layoffs, Intel McAfee, MSPCFO, Neverfail & more.

MapR Funding Quiets Big Data, Hadoop Skeptics

New funding and strong bookings at MapR attempt to distance the big data software provider away from rival Hortonworks and some Hadoop market concerns.

Hortonworks Earnings: A Red Flag for Big Data Channel Partners?

Emerging channel partners in the big data and Hadoop ecosystem received a painful reality check today when Hortonworks (HDP) revealed weak Q2 2016 earnings.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 27 May 2016

Today’s updates involve Ringostat, CSC, HPE, Twilio, StorageCraft, NinjaMSP, Webroot, OpenDNS, Continuum, Datto, GetChanneled, Mailprotector & ConnectWise.

Trifacta Launches Big Data Analytics Partner Program

Data preparation company works closely with Hadoop and analytics technology partners. But Trifacta’s partner program expands to resellers and more.

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5 Channel Partner Updates: 2 March 2016

Today’s updates involve another MSP acquired, Cisco, Presidio, OpenDNS, Dell-EMC leadership, Zetta, HIPAA confusion, Microsoft Azure cloud profits & more.

Is Hadoop a Dirty Word?

MapR, one of the top three Hadoop providers, is trying to reframe the big data conversation without using Hadoop at the beginning of a sentence. Here’s why.