Hortonworks Advances Cloud Strategy with Availability of Hortonworks Data Cloud for Amazon Web Services
#Hortonworks, Inc. ® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, announced the availability of Hortonworks Data Cloud on the #Amazon Web Services ( #AWS) #Cloud . #HortonworksDataCloud for AWS enables users to harness the agility and elasticity of Apache® #Hadoop™ and #Apache® #Spark™ in the cloud for powering new workloads and analytic applications. The new cloud service, powered by open source, delivers the most popular enterprise-grade capabilities of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®) with both hourly and annual billing options available on the AWS Marketplace. Businesses’ demand for real-time decision making, gaining a competitive advantage and manageable costs are fueling three primary trends in the IT industry: Cloud Computing, the Internet of Things, and Big Data and Analytics. Hortonworks’ unique connected data architecture approach addresses each trend by giving organizations the optimal footprint for agility, elasticity, cost and most importantly, drives real-time analytics. With Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS, businesses can achieve insight into data faster and with greater flexibility than was previously possible.