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Alteryx and Hortonworks Partner To Empower Business Analysts To Perform Strategic Analytics with Apache Hadoop

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As Inspire 2013 sponsor, Hortonworks to highlight fast Hadoop onramp with new Sandbox offering

Irvine, Calif., January 24, 2013 – Alteryx, Inc., the leading provider of Strategic Analytics, and Hortonworks, a leading contributor to Apache Hadoop, today announced a partnership to ensure the largest number of business and data analysts can gain the greatest value from Big Data by blending Hadoop with other data to deliver business insight. Alteryx and Hortonworks will work to promote the business value of Apache Hadoop, via the enterprise-grade Hortonworks Data Platform and the Alteryx Strategic Analytics platform.  Hortonworks will also sponsor the Alteryx Inspire 2013 conference (#Inspire13) to be held March 5 – 7, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ., and highlight its newly announced Hortonworks Sandbox offering.

“Alteryx is striving to Humanize Big Data by putting its value into the hands of line of business analysts and decision makers - taking Big Data out of the isolation of specialists,” said Paul Ross, vice president of Product and Industry Marketing, Alteryx.  “Our partnership with Hortonworks will bring that value to the growing number of organizations deploying the Hortonworks Data Platform.”

“Through the Hortonworks and Alteryx partnership, organizations will be able to maximize their investment in Apache Hadoop through the combination our 100% open source Hortonworks Data Platform and the leading platform for Big Data analytics,” stated John Kreisa, vice president of Marketing, Hortonworks. The Hortonworks Sandbox addresses the gap between people who want to learn Hadoop and the complexities of the enterprise environment, while Alteryx Strategic Analytics gets the value of Hadoop into the hands of business decision makers.” 

As a gold sponsor of Alteryx Inspire 2013, Hortonworks will showcase its new Hortonworks Sandbox, and how it can help users to leverage Hadoop with their existing investments and address a need where users have access to disparate data for analytics or other Big Data projects.  You can view the Alteryx Inspire 2013 page to learn more about the agenda and sponsors.

About Hortonworks
Alteryx provides an indispensable and easy-to-use analytics platform for enterprise companies making critical decisions that drive their business strategy and growth.  Alteryx Strategic Analytics runs analytic applications that empower executives to identify and seize market opportunities, outsmart their competitors, increase customer loyalty and drive more revenue.  It Humanizes Big Data by enabling business analysts and Data Artisans to combine Big Data with market knowledge, location insight, and business intelligence; easily perform predictive and spatial analytics; and produce analytic apps that can be shared via the private cloud or the Alteryx Analytics Gallery public cloud. Customers like Experian Marketing Services and McDonald's rely on Alteryx daily. Headquartered in Irvine, California, and with offices in Boulder and Silicon Valley, Alteryx empowers 250+ customers and 200,000+ users worldwide.  Visit Alteryx, the leader in Strategic Analytics, today at or call 1-888-836-4274.


About Hortonworks
Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing and analyzing big data. Our distribution, Hortonworks Data Platform powered by Apache Hadoop, provides an open and stable foundation for enterprises and a growing ecosystem to build and deploy big data solutions. Hortonworks is the trusted source for information on Hadoop, and together with the Apache community, Hortonworks is making Hadoop more robust and easier to install, manage and use. Hortonworks provides unmatched technical support, training and certification programs for enterprises, systems integrators and technology vendors. For more information, visit
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