Hortonworks DataFlow 2.0 Delivers Enterprise Productivity and Streaming Analytics

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hortonworksHortonworks, Inc. ® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading innovator of open and connected data platforms, announced the next generation of Hortonworks DataFlow (HDF™) version 2.0 for enterprise productivity and streaming analytics. HDF is an integrated system for dataflow management and streaming analytics to quickly collect, curate, analyze and deliver insights in real-time, on-premises or in the cloud. With HDF, customers get an easy to use and enterprise ready platform to manage data in motion anywhere and in any environment.

HDF 2.0 includes the following new functionalities:

  • Next-generation User Experience: New graphical user experience and integration of Apache NiFi, Kafka and Storm into Apache Ambari for accelerated deployment and real-time operations.
  • Enterprise Readiness: Integration with Apache Ranger for centralized and comprehensive security policy management of streaming dataflows across groups in an enterprise.
  • IoAT at the Edge: Apache MiNiFi, a new lightweight edition of Apache NiFi providing data collection at the edge with enterprise-grade security and management at scale.

HDF will be generally available in Q3 2016.

We have seen significant HDF adoption across our customer base,” said Jamie Engesser, vice president of product management, Hortonworks. “Customers clearly want an integrated real time solution for streaming data and the new functionality of HDF 2.0 accelerates business value from data in motion for customers.”

New HDF Certification Program

The HDF ecosystem continues to accelerate, with over 150 connectors to different systems that support wide-scale dataflows. To further expand the HDF ecosystem, Hortonworks’ Partnerworks program now includes a new HDF certification program designed to simplify integrations of HDF into a company’s IT architecture. The program provides validation of pre-built integrations between leading enterprise technologies and HDF and offers testing and certification processes to help ensure that Partner software integrates with HDF, saving end customers’ time while providing them with an assurance of interoperability.

Connected Data Platforms

Customers benefit from a comprehensive approach to manage data-in-motion with HDF and data-at-rest with Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP™). Businesses can unlock the transformational power of all data through an open approach to securely manage all data types, from any source and in any environment.

Connected Data Platforms are available in the data-center and in the cloud as a suite consisting of HDP and HDF that puts all data under management.


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