Hortonworks Inc Launches Data Cloud for AWS Platform

Horton Data Cloud with Amazon Web Service allows AWS clients to use the nimbleness and elasticity of Apache® Hadoop™ and Apache® Spark™.

hortonworks-on-awsGreatResponder.com – Hortonworks Inc, is one of the leading cloud data service provider, which creates open and connected data platforms, has announced the accessibility of Hortonworks Data Cloud or Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on the Amazon Web Services (AWS). It enables Amazon Web Services clients to work in the fast, secure and potential environment where new workloads and analytic applications are being used.

The new cloud based service is powered by the open source community, which delivers the most popular enterprise grade capabilities of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with both the billing rate of per hour and per annual options available on the AWS Marketplace.

At this time, businesses are demanding for real-time decision making, growing competitive advantage, feasible and manageable costs are revealing three new primary trends in the information technology industry, that are as follows:  Cloud Computing, Big Data and Analytics and the Internet of Things. Hortonworks has a particular type of connected data architecture approach, for every trend that gives optimal footprints, elasticity, agility, cost and one most important drive real-time analytics. Using the Hortonworks Data Cloud Platform for Amazon Web Services, now companies are able to achieve the data faster and with greater flexibility that was not possible as before.

Shaun Connolly, chief strategy officer, Hortonworks, said: “We are enabling modern applications on a connected data architecture and believe customers should have a consistent data experience across the cloud and the data center, Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS gives customers an on-demand cloud service for a prescriptive experience for the most common Hadoop, Spark and Hive use cases with community support and the flexibility of hourly and annual billing through existing AWS Marketplace accounts.”

Hortonworks Data Cloud is particularly configured and optimized to operate on Amazon Web Services for consuming the enterprise ephemeral workload. It is also designed to integrate further more AWS services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon RDS and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

“Hortonworks is a true innovator when it comes to open source data platforms, which is why startups and enterprises alike depend on their solutions to deliver the analytics needed to power real-time business insights,” said Barry Russell, general manager of Global Business Development, AWS Marketplace and Catalog Services, Amazon Web Services, Inc. “AWS has many customers who want powerful open source-based applications like Hortonworks Data Cloud for AWS available in a managed software catalog, and this listing on AWS Marketplace gives them the ability to immediately purchase and deploy to start accelerating decision making right away.”

These features of new cloud services make easier the life of clients to use cloud data platform as a service with pay as you go billing model. This is the fastest kind of way to running the Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark and Apache Hive workloads in the cloud platform.

AT&T Establishes Strategic Partnership with AWS for Cloud Competitiveness

Partnership with Amazon would privileged AT&T clients to use AWS Cloud in a variety of ways, included big data, secure networking, and connect devices.

aws-and-attGreatResponder.com Telecommunication giant AT&T announced a partnership with cloud computing giant Amazon on Thursday. The terms and conditions of the deal were not disclosed to the media, but a news released from AT&T said, the company used Amazon cloud computing based web-services on their multiple devices the services including secure networking, big data and devices and more.

AT&T’s NetBond method has a crucial role in the deal with Amazon, NetBond provides a secure way using virtual private network to connect or bond with any cloud provider of your choice. The AT&T network nearly connected around 29 million devices in the world wide, and now those devices are managed and controlled by AWS Cloud IoT services.

Terry Wise, Vice President of World Wide Partner Ecosystem and Amazon Web Services, Inc, said, “Customers of all sizes are quickly migrating to the AWS Cloud to reduce their data center footprint, become more agile and take advantage of innovation in areas such as IoT, Big Data and Analytics,” “Advanced connectivity and network solutions are critical to enabling our customers to get the most out of our services. We are excited to expand our alliance with AT&T and deliver new solutions designed to enable customers to accelerate their journey to the AWS Cloud.”

This partnership will focus on three most important business areas including: Business Cloud Networking, IoT – Internet of Things, Threat Management.

Firstly, AT&T’s NetBond has been a first choice of the customers since launched, because of high speed, highly secure network connection to use AWS cloud. NetBond has a recorded of fourfold growth connections and eightfold in the traffic since last year. AT&T and AWS are now working together to enhance end to end user visibility to secure high speed network connections throughout the Internet.

Secondly, AT&T and AWS will jointly introduce AT&T – IoT, attached various sensors and devices are pre-configured to share data on the AWS Cloud securely. AWS IoT, nearly connect to all devices in the world wide. There are some tools are introduced, namely AT&T starter kit and Data plans using this, customers able to build their own solution with AWS IoT and AT&T IoT.

Thirdly, both the companies are very serious about the security threats. They will work together with multiple tools, that are very effective and faster to detect and respond more efficiently.

AWS Launches 6th Datacenter for Asia Pacific Region

New data center in Mumbai will facilitate the customers from the Asia Pacific region to leverage the local data center for the AWS services.

salesforceGreatResponder.com  Amazon web services Company (AWS), a major cloud computing service provider in the world, has announced the start of the sixth state of the art data center for the Asia Pacific region or APAC. This is a state of the art data center to cater a large customer base spread in different countries in the region, especially in India and its surrounding countries. This new data center for Asia Pacific is located at Mumbai.

With this launch of new data center, the number of availability zones (AZ) of AWS will increase to thirty five (35). All these 35 availability zones are demarked within the 13 technological infrastructure zones across the globe. This data center will be more useful for the increasing demands of Indian customers, where a new boom in the startup is expected in the near future due to the government’s aggressive push for the startup companies.

Amazon web service is already having a huge share of over 75 thousand customers from India only. This huge customer base will be able to use the local data center to develop and run their cloud based applications and services in the changed environment of the global IT ecosystem.

It was further informed in the official announcement that this new data center has been started to provide valuable cloud services for governmental, nonprofit, profit and startup organizations in the region.

This newly established data center will consist of two availability zones. They have independent power supplies, locations, cooling systems and other amenities needed for a state of the art data center to cater the increasing demand in the region.

In the official statement, CEO of Amazon web services, Andy Jassy said, “Indian start-ups and enterprises have been using AWS for many years – with most Indian technology start-ups building their entire businesses on AWS, and numerous enterprises running mission-critical, core applications on AWS. These same 75,000 Indian customers, along with others anxious to start using AWS, have asked for an AWS India Region so they can move their applications that require low latency and data sovereignty. We’re excited to make this available today, with the same pay-as-you-go pricing, ability to get started immediately without having to negotiate enterprise agreements or wait days for access, and unmatched functionality that customers enjoy in AWS Regions worldwide – all of which allows customers to go from idea to launch faster than ever before was possible.”

With this new launch, the competition in the cloud computing marketplace will become more fierce.