Intel and BlueData to Unlock Big Data's Potential to Drive Value for Enterprise Customers

By CIOReview | Wednesday, September 9, 2015

SANTA CLARA, CA: BlueData, a provider of Big Data application solutions, announces a strategic collaboration with Intel Corporation to accelerate the adoption of Big Data by simplifying deployment.

The latest collaboration will enable BlueData to work with Intel in areas including Hadoop, Spark, virtualization and container technology along with caching and security.

BlueData will be optimizing its software on Intel architectures to provide flexible and high-performance Big Data deployments on-premise, while Intel will focus its engineering and marketing resources on the joint engineering roadmap and joint customer acquisition.

The complete solution will enable easy deployment of Hadoop and Spark with greater simplicity and agility in virtualized environment while delivering security and performance required for Big Data deployments. Both Intel and BlueData will execute joint go-to-market strategies that include coordinated product, channel and sales programs.

BlueData’s patient pending innovations to run Hadoop and Spark in a virtualized environment with compute and storage decoupled, providing a cloud-like experience for on-premises big data deployments. With BlueData EPIC software, enterprises can spin up virtual Hadoop or Spark clusters within minutes, providing data scientists and analysts with on-demand access to the applications, data and infrastructure they need to deliver faster business insights.

“This strategic collaboration with Intel will help advance BlueData’s mission of making it easy to deploy big data infrastructure. Our software platform simplifies the complexity, reduces the cost and delivers faster time to value for big data initiatives,” says Kumar Sreekanti, Co-Founder and CEO, BlueData. “Our go-to-market relationship and joint product development with Intel will allow enterprises to accelerate their deployment of Hadoop and Spark, and deliver on the promise of big data analytics.”