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Xyratex And Pentaho Partner To Unlock Big Value From Big Data

Written by  Mandira | 20 February 2013
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xyratex pentaho partnershipAt the time when the smallest of business enterprises are looking for ways to extract more valuable information from Big Data, Xyratex and Pentaho Corporation are all set to make a bang. Both the companies have done a partnership to get best-of-breed for Big Data analytics.

Under this partnership, the companies will be developing industry’s first fully integrated Big Data analytics and scalable storage solutions. This solution is will help organization to reduce the amount of hardware and software needed to complete major data analysis projects and reap the benefit of the limitless potential of Big Data.

This new innovative big data analytic solution will be developed by merging Pentaho’s Business Analytics and ClusterStor data storage, a
HPC data storage solution by Xyratex. This solution is expected to boost the business analytics capabilities while aggressively reducing space, power and administrative overhead.

The term big data refers to amount of information that companies are storing, processing and analyzing in order to use that for the benefit of their business. Big Data analytics has the potential to decrease the growing number of cyber-security risks and contribute in the growth of business agility.  This solution is expected to be released later this year.

Pentaho Business Analytics can be merged with data integration and business analytics platform to simplify access, integration, visualization and exploration of any data for business users. In this way Pentaho, business users are empowered to make information-driven decisions that may boost their company’s performance.

Shedding more light, Eddie White, executive vice president of business development at Pentaho Corporation said, “The combination of Xyratex and Pentaho will for the first time give users the ability to manage their vast and growing data challenges on one integrated platform. With our joint appliances, users will be able to leverage the power and scale of Hadoop, the incredible performance of the Xyratex ClusterStor™ data storage family and Pentaho’s Business Analytics platform to significantly reduce time to value and realize optimal business value from their data at the lowest possible cost.”

Pentaho Corporation, a provider of big data and predictive analytic solutions offers Pentaho Business Analytics 4.8 and Pentaho data integration. Xyratex is a provider of data storage technology, including modular, highly scalable, high-speed, solutions for the enterprise data storage industry.

[Image Credits: Pentaho Xyratex]



Mandira is an experienced editor and editorial co-ordinator. She has worked for Vadamalia media in the past and has been since writing for Smallbiz Technology and other websites. She covers Collaboration, Technology and Small Business software space within

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