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Press Release -- October 24th, 2018
Source: Huawei

Huawei Collaborates with Hortonworks to Offer High-Performance Data Platform Based on ARM Servers

[Tokyo, Japan, October 24, 2018] At DataWorks Summit, Hortonworks, Inc., a leading provider of global data management solutions, recently announced extending its partnership with Huawei through a collaboration to provide Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) on Huawei’s next generation Taishan series ARM based servers. This partnership will enable performance improvements and accelerate time to value for joint customers who are leveraging ARM-based architectures for data workloads.

In the initial phase, both companies plan to work together to optimize Hortonworks Data Platform for use on Huawei’s ARM Server architecture. Enabling users to deploy workloads on ARM architectures ultimately makes it easier for customers to manage data applications across hybrid cloud deployments. In addition, Hortonworks plans to continue to support Huawei FusionServer with its recent QATS certification.

“The combination of Huawei’s ARM Servers and HDP will benefit our respective clients and provide them with Industry leading ARM-based solutions that have been tested and certified to work together,” said Kamal Brar, vice president of Asia Pacific, Hortonworks. “We’re excited about the inevitable acceleration in technical innovations that this partnership will foster, the result being smarter, more cost effective connected architectures for the next phase of disruption with IoT.”

Qiu Long, Vice President of Huawei’s IT Product Line and President of Huawei Intelligent Computing Business Dept, said, “As a specialist of enterprise big data, Hortonworks is committed to building a global data management platform to help enterprise customers drive business value and achieve success in each step of the data lifecycle. Hortonworks is an important partner of Huawei in the big data field. We’re glad to partner with Hortonworks in developing the ARM eco-system, and provide a flexible, open, and efficient big data platform for enterprise customers to create value and accelerate digital transformation.”

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