Contexti Expands Enterprise Apache Hadoop Integration Services in Australia and Asia; Announces Hortonworks Partnership

SYDNEY, July 31, 2012Contexti, a premier Big Data Analytics consulting, systems integration and training company serving the Asia Pacific markets,  today announced it has become an authorized Hortonworks Systems Integration Partner, providing Apache Hadoop consulting and integration services for Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) in Australia and Asia. Hortonworks is based in Sunnyvale, California.

Apache Hadoop is being embraced by enterprises as an extension to their existing data warehouses to reduce cost and increase agility as well as for building standalone analytics, reporting and management dashboard solutions.

The Hortonworks Data Platform includes Apache Hadoop components, management and monitoring dashboards, data integration services and metadata services. The Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner Program was created to train, certify and enable a broad ecosystem of systems integrators to deliver expert Apache Hadoop consulting and integration services.

“Hortonworks is a leading contributor to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem and we are excited by the recently released Hortonworks Data Platform,” said Sidney Minassian, Founder & CEO of Contexti. “HDP gives our customers additional choice for their Hadoop distribution and management needs.”

“The Contexti partnership extends our reach into Asia Pacific,” said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business development, Hortonworks. “Hortonworks’ customers are in good hands with Contexti’s focus and expertise in Apache Hadoop consulting and training.”

About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor of Apache Hadoop, the preeminent open source platform for storing, managing, and analyzing big data. The 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

About Contexti
Contexti is a premier Big Data Analytics consulting, systems integration and training company serving the Asia Pacific markets. We specialise in Hadoop, NoSQL and related technologies and advanced data science techniques. Our solutions solve enterprise data processing challenges and deliver breakthrough customer, revenue and risk insights. For more information visit

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