We're excited to partner with Hortonworks, the makers of the Hortonworks Data Platform. We believe Hortonworks plays a significant role in the Hadoop ecosystem and powering Xplenty with HDP provides us with the performance and scalability we need in order to deliver our service.

And now, for the official announcement:

Xplenty Becomes a Hortonworks Partner

Tel Aviv, Israel – October 29, 2013 – Xplenty, www.xplenty.com, providers of a leading Hadoop-as-a-Service platform, is now a Hortonworks partner. Xplenty’s coding-free, cloud-based processing engine transforms structured and semi-structured big data into actionable business insights.

"Xplenty's cloud approach to offering Hadoop means that many types of organizations and different types of users will be able to use and benefit from Hadoop," said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business development at Hortonworks. "Using Xplenty overcomes the traditional challenges faced by Hadoop users, such as building infrastructure. As leaders of the Hadoop community, we're excited by their value proposition."

Xplenty’s cloud-based Hadoop-as-a-Service infrastructure features a simple GUI, allowing anyone in an organization to benefit from big data processing without needing to program a single line of code. The system provides massive scalability and is ready to go within 15 minutes of installation.

Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is a 100% open source distribution of Apache™ Hadoop® that is truly enterprise grade, having been built, tested and hardened with enterprise rigor. HDP provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions.

"We’re pleased that we can leverage Hortonworks as part of our technology," says Yaniv Mor, Co-founder and CEO of Xplenty. "HDP turbocharges our solutions, providing a reliable, secure Hadoop base for our customers to rapidly drill down to get the information they need from their big data."