Fujitsu Taps Datameer to Address Increased Demand for Open-Source Big Data Solutions
Datameer Continues International Expansion by Adding Fujitsu As a Key Reseller Partner in Europe
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., December, 2014 – Datameer, the only end-to-end big data analytics application for Hadoop, announced that Fujitsu, the third largest IT service provider in the world, selected Datameer as part of their new integrated big data platform. Starting immediately, Fujitsu PRIMEFLEX customers will be able to get big data solutions powered by Datameer to harnesses actionable analytics and highlight business advantages.
Companies that invest in and successfully derive value from the vast amounts of data will have a distinct advantage over their competitors. The performance gap will continue to grow as more companies demonstrate the business value of big data.
PRIMEFLEX for Hadoop simplifies and tames big data by offering the convenience of pre-configured and pre-tested hardware with the economic advantages of open-source software. The all-in-one hardware cluster targets finance, IT management and marketing business units across all industries as the most likely to gain from process improvements and new insights derived through the adoption of big data. Through integrating Datameer’s powerful analytics application, Fujitsu is enabling users to start tapping into big data without needing to involve IT staff in setting up complex and time-consuming processes.
“This solution combines Datameer’s analytics application with Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub, enabling customers to see higher returns on investment in big data use cases such as customer analytics, operational analytics and new products and services,” said Harald Bernreuther, director of global infrastructure solutions at Fujitsu.
“As more and more companies make big data technologies a core part of their data management strategies, they look to industry leaders like Datameer, Fujitsu and Cloudera to team for success,” said Tim Stevens, vice president of corporate and business development at Cloudera. “Together we deliver a full and comprehensive solution that powers our joint customers’ most strategic and innovative enterprise data hub use cases. We ensure access to their key business data as they make critical business decisions.”
Through this partnership, Datameer is strengthening its global partnership, notably in Europe, and remains committed to empowering customers to find the fastest time to new insights.
“Datameer’s mission is to help abstract the complexity of Hadoop and unlock big data insights that were previously unattainable for business analysts,” said Kimberly Martin, vice president of business development and worldwide channels at Datameer. “Fujitsu’s deep expertise in the information and communication sector will help bring the power of Datameer to more businesses and people who want to make data-driven decisions.”
Datameer is enhancing its robust global partner program that includes such industry leaders as Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, Pivotal, Microsoft, Dell, Zementis and Workday, among others.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 162,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.8 trillion yen (US$46 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.
Datameer is the only end-to-end big data analytics application purpose-built for the Hadoop ecosystem, designed to make big data easy for everyone. Companies of all sizes like British Telecom, Citibank, Trustev and Workday use Datameer to integrate, analyze and visualize all of their data to get new insights faster than ever. Founded in 2009 by Hadoop veterans, Datameer is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and counts Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byers, Workday, Citi Ventures, Next World Capital and Software AG among its investors. For more information, please visit http://www.datameer.com.
Content Type: Press Release
Release Date: December 16, 2014