Karmasphere And Think Big Analytics Accelerate Hadoop Implementations For Enterprises

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Together the Companies Offer Big Data Expertise and Technology for Leveraging Unstructured Data

Cupertino, CA – June 29, 2011 – Karmasphere™, a Big Data Intelligence company, and Think Big Analytics, a company that provides professional services to create big data and advanced analytics solutions, today announced they are partnering to help enterprises identify and implement their initial Big Data projects. Under terms of the agreement, the two firms will go-to-market together offering combined product innovations and services for those embarking on Hadoop implementations to ensure they achieve the business benefits of unstructured data analysis integrated with existing data infrastructure.

“Our partnership with Karmasphere offers technological capabilities that map to our clients’ business objectives,” says Rick Farnell, co-founder and president of Think Big Analytics, “We build advanced analytics solutions on top of Big Data and Hadoop. Karmasphere delivers critical products that allow our consultants and clients to visualize and interact with data in the cluster. Because Karmasphere enables technical and business users to bring their analysis to massive data, Think Big can be more agile and responsive to different analysts and maximize the value of their Big Data cluster investment.”

The Karmasphere Big Data Analytics product line includes Karmasphere Analyst, a complete visual workspace for data professionals to explore and analyze Big Data using familiar SQL and pre-packaged heuristics.  Karmasphere also offers Studio Professional Edition, a graphical MapReduce development environment, so that developers can get more Hadoop jobs up and running in support of their data analysts.

Think Big Analytics is the leading professional services firm for Big Data and advanced analytics. Think Big works with innovators to create solutions that tap into the power of Apache Hadoop and NoSQL to process unstructured data, unlocking new insights and products that were never before possible.

“Survey results from our recent ADT Big Data webinar show that a full three quarters of companies want to analyze their external data sets on Hadoop but are unsure how to begin,” said Martin Hall, founder, chairman and executive vice president of Corporate Development, Karmasphere. “The combination of our products plus Think Big’s domain expertise will help customers more quickly implement their Big Data strategies.”

About Think Big Analytics

think_big_analytics_logo_FINALThink Big Analytics, the leading provider of professional services for big data and advanced analytics solutions is a pioneer in the Big Data market, working with some of the earliest innovators and adopters of the architecture.  Think Big Analytics brings a depth of knowledge and expertise together with our proven methodology to educate, envision and engineer leading edge solutions together with our clients.

For more information visit http://www.thinkbiganalytics.com.

About Karmasphere

Karmasphere, a Big Data Intelligence company, unlocks the power of Apache Hadoop for developers and analysts in the enterprise. In a world where data is vital to businesses, companies come to Karmasphere to bring new services to market and accelerate revenues.

Karmasphere offers a Big Data Analytics solution to explore unstructured data produced by web, mobile, sensor and social media together with traditional structured data. Our product suite builds on the Karmasphere Big Data Analytics Engine™ offering independence across Hadoop environments, one-click deployment across any cloud or cluster, use of standard programming and query languages and a graphical user interface, to maximize productivity for greater discovery, insight and action.

For more information visit http://www.karmasphere.com.

Note: Karmasphere, Karmasphere Big Data Analytics Engine and Karmasphere Studio are trademarks of Karmasphere. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.

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