Hortonworks is the only 100-percent open source software provider to develop, distribute and support an Apache Hadoop platform explicitly architected, built and tested for enterprise-grade deployments. Developed by the original architects, builders and operators of Hadoop, Hortonworks stewards the core and delivers the critical services required by the enterprise to reliably and effectively run Hadoop at scale. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks also provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs. For more information and to try it out at no cost, download the Hortonworks Sandbox at www.hortonworks.com/sandbox.
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified Big Data platform. MapR is used across financial services, retail, media, healthcare, manufacturing, telecommunications and government organizations as well as by leading Fortune 100 and Web 2.0 companies.
Buno Pati is an experienced CEO, entrepreneur, board member and investor. He started his entrepreneurial career as CEO and cofounder of Numerical Technologies and led the company from inception through a very successful IPO (NMTC) and eventual acquisition. Most recently Buno was CEO and cofounder of Sezmi Corp., a company that pioneered cloud-based personalized multi-screen video services, and was acquired by KIT Digital (KITD).
Naren co-founded Integrated Systems Inc (ISI), a leading embedded software company, where he served as the President/CEO for fifteen years. He has served on many public boards and is currently on the board of Red Hat and several privately held companies. Naren has over 20 years of early and early-growth stage investment experience in US and India.