CHELMSFORD, Mass., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), a leading global provider of visual data discovery solutions, announced today that it has teamed with Cloudera to bring real-time visual data discovery capabilities to users of Cloudera Enterprise 5, the company's next generation Hadoop-powered enterprise platform that serves as an integral component of enterprise data hubs globally.
The technology integration is part of Datawatch's new certification in the Cloudera Connect partner program, which makes it easier for Apache Hadoop technology buyers to purchase the right software applications to extract the most value from their data.
"Businesses today understand that they need to become data-driven to compete effectively," said Tim Stevens, vice president, Business and Corporate Development at Cloudera. "Integrating advanced visual data discovery capabilities allows Cloudera Enterprise 5 users to easily access, understand and act upon their data and become information-driven organizations."
The partnership will create an integrated data discovery environment so Cloudera users can visualize any kind of data at real-time speeds. This visually enhanced enterprise data hub can be deployed where and how organizations need in order to maximize efficiency. Datawatch worked with Cloudera to integrate, test and certify its technology, so that it works seamlessly with Cloudera Enterprise 5, the most complete and popular platform powered by Apache Hadoop.
"For businesses to benefit from the data that they are collecting, they need timely, meaningful insight into that information," said Ben Plummer, chief marketing officer and senior vice president of Strategic Alliances, Datawatch. "The combination of Datawatch and Cloudera delivers the type of enterprise-wide access and insight agility that users need to get real business value out of their data," he added.
A true, next-generation visual data discovery platform, Datawatch is uniquely able to leverage all of the structured and unstructured data within an organization, including true real-time and streaming sources. Datawatch lets users overlay historical data onto feeds that are being visualized in real time - before the data is stored - to see and contextualize how their business is behaving in the moment.
About Datawatch Corporation
Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH) provides visual data discovery software that optimizes any data – regardless of its variety, volume, or velocity – delivering next generation analytics to reveal valuable insights for improving business. Its unique ability to integrate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured sources like reports, PDF files and EDI streams with real-time streaming data into visually rich analytic applications allows users to dynamically discover key factors that impact any operational aspect of their business. This ability to perform visual discovery against any data sets Datawatch apart in the big data and visualization markets. Organizations of every size, worldwide use Datawatch products, including 99 of the Fortune 100. Datawatch is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts with offices in New York, London, Munich, Stockholm, Singapore, Sydney and Manila, and with partners and customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. See the Whole Story for yourself by downloading the free trial at www.datawatch.com/trial.
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