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Hortonworks Webinar to Provide 2013 Vision for Apache Hadoop

Hortonworks, a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and support of Apache Hadoop, today announced its “State of the Union and Vision for Apache Hadoop in 2013” webinar, taking place on Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT. During the webinar, Vice President of Corporate Strategy Shaun Connolly will provide an overview of company highlights from 2012 as well as a strategic roadmap for Apache Hadoop in 2013.

What: “Hortonworks State of the Union and Vision for Apache Hadoop in 2013” webinar
Who: Shaun Connolly, vice president of corporate strategy, Hortonworks
When: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT

Click to Tweet: #Hortonworks hosting “State of the Union” webinar to discuss 2013 vision for #Hadoop, 1/22 at 1 pm ET. Register here:

The “State of the Union” webinar is the first in a four-part Hortonworks webinar series titled, “The True Value of Apache Hadoop,” designed to inform attendees of key trends, future roadmaps, best practices and the tools necessary for the successful enterprise adoption of Apache Hadoop.

During the “State of the Union,” Connolly will look at key company highlights from 2012, including the release of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)—the industry’s only 100-percent open source platform powered by Apache Hadoop—and the further development of the Hadoop ecosystem through partnerships with leading software vendors, such as Microsoft and Teradata. Connolly will also provide insight into upcoming initiatives and projects that the Company plans to focus on this year as well as topical advances in the Apache Hadoop community.

Attendees will learn:

  • How Hortonworks’ focus contributes to innovation within the Apache open source community while addressing enterprise requirements and ecosystem interoperability;
  • About the latest releases in the Hortonworks product offering; and
  • About Hortonworks’ roadmap and major areas of investment across core platform, data and operational services for productive operations and management.

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About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators, and technology vendors. For more information, visit

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