IBM Delivers New Platform to Help Clients Address Storage Challenges at Massive Scale
IBM press release ----- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Hortonworks (NASDAQ: HDP) announced the planned availability of Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP®) for IBM Elastic Storage Server (ESS) and IBM Spectrum Scale. The agreement with Hortonworks will lead to certification of Hortonworks HDP on Power with IBM Spectrum Scale and Hortonworks HDP on x86 with IBM Spectrum Scale. With the recent announcement of availability of Hortonworks HDP on POWER8 platform, IBM clients already have increased choice when selecting the platform for their Hadoop distribution. This new agreement will enable IBM clients to also leverage their existing and future investments in IBM storage in deploying Hadoop based big data applications. Additionally, this agreement will provide existing Hortonworks HDP customers an enterprise-class storage alternative with IBM Spectrum Scale for their Hadoop and Spark workloads. The agreement represents the first IBM Storage offering and industry first enterprise Software Defined Storage solution certified for Hortonworks. To learn more click on the picture below to read the release.