Tag Archives: Hadoop

Hortonworks’ Shaun Bierweiler: Open-Source Tools Could Help Agencies Gain Actionable Intelligence From Data

  Shaun Bierweiler, president of Hortonworks’ federal business, told Emergency Management in an interview published Wednesday that developers have come up with enterprise open source tools such as Hadoop and Apache NiFi designed to process and generate actionable intelligence from data. “The beauty of using an enterprise open source platform …

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Hortonworks Helps JIDO Implement Enterprise Data Mgmt Platform; Shaun Bierweiler Comments

The Defense Department’s Joint Improvised Threat Defeat Organization has collaborated with Hortonworks to implement an enterprise information technology platform equipped with the Hadoop data management software and other open-source tools, Federal News Radio reported Friday. The report noted the use of such open-source tools has helped JIDO to focus more on the deployment …

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Cloudera, Niara Enter Cybersecurity Tech Reseller Agreement; Tim Stevens Comments

Cloudera has enlisted user and entity behavior analytics company Niara as a reseller of the former’s Hadoop-powered cybersecurity platform in an effort to help clients detect advanced threats. As a Cloudera Enterprise reseller, Niara will apply its machine learning models across various dimensions of user behavior and send a forensic record of the affected …

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Clint Green Named ViON Advanced Analytic Strategy, Dev’t Director; Tom Frana Comments

Clint Green, former chief technology officer at ViON subsidiary Ascolta, has been appointed director of advanced analytic strategy and development at the Herndon, Virginia-based information technology infrastructure services provider. ViON said Wednesday he helped establish Ascolta’s strategic framework and technical vision and has worked on big data, analytics, Hadoop, networking and disaster recovery platforms throughout his career. …

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Ephesoft Gets In-Q-Tel Investment to Offer Doc Analytics Platform to Intelligence Community

Ephesoft and In-Q-Tel have formed a strategic alliance to offer a document analysis platform to the U.S. intelligence community. IQT invested in Ephesoft for the deployment of Ephesoft Universe, which is designed to help organizations utilize unstructured data using the open source Apache Spark data loading technology and Hadoop to cluster multiple PCs, Ephesoft said Tuesday. George …

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Zoomdata Signs Deloitte, Northrop & Unisys as Partners for Data Analytics-Focused Federal Program

Big data analytics and visualization technology company Zoomdata has formed new federal practice partnerships with Deloitte, Northrop Grumman and Unisys as part of a new program focused on data services to U.S. government agencies. Zoomdata said Tuesday it intends to train users on how to use its technology through the partnerships in …

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Cloudera, Patterns and Predictions to Build AI Tool for Veteran Mental Health Initiative

Cloudera has partnered with Patterns and Predictions to develop artificial intelligence technology for the prediction of military veterans’ suicide risk based on their social media posts and text messages. The companies seek to integrate Hadoop-based predictive analytics architecture into the AI platform with the goal of helping mental health professionals identify suicidality indicators among …

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Deloitte, Cloudera Launch Joint Financial Analysis Offering; Ashish Verma, Tim Stevens Comment

Deloitte and Cloudera have partnered to offer customers a financial analysis tool designed to help industry fulfill capital analysis and review requirements. The offering incorporates accelerators meant to centralize data selection, data quality, variables conversion, and data ingestion and management, Cloudera said Wednesday. Leveraging Hadoop through Cloudera Enterprise, the financial …

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ManTech-Hortonworks-B23 Alliance Seeks to Drive Adoption of Open Source Cyber Analytics Tech

ManTech International, Hortonworks and B23 have partnered to promote an open-source analytics technology designed to help enterprise customers detect and manage sophisticated cybersecurity threats. The OpenSOC platform is built to analyze more than a million network packets per second, recognize threats in real time and deliver computer network security alerts, …

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CSC Gains PaaS Security Certifications Through Partnership with Cloudera

Computer Sciences Corp. has obtained two security certifications for a Hadoop-based managed service offering intended to help organizations manage big data. CSC said Tuesday it collaborated with Cloudera to meet requirements set forth in the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Eddie …

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