Hortonworks is a contributor to and provider of Apache™ Hadoop® for the enterprise whose main solution is the Hortonworks Data Platform—an enterprise-grade data management platform that enables a centralized architecture for running batch, interactive and real-time applications simultaneously across a shared dataset.
Other solutions provided by Hortonworks are Data Architecture Optimization, Data Science, and Advanced Analytics. They also have industry solutions for Financial Services, Advertising, Healthcare, Insurance, Manufacturing, Oil and Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Public Sector, Retail and Telecommunications.
The products they offer include Hortonworks Sandbox, Hortonworks DataFlow, Hortonworks Data Platform, and the Apache™ Spark at Scale. Further, they have add-ons to their products such as the Hortonworks Connector for Teradata v1.4.1 for HDP2.3. Hive ODBC Driver for HDP 2.3 (v2.0.5), and the HDP Search (Apache Solr 5.2.1)
Founded in 2011, Hortonworks’ headquarters is in Santa Clara, California. As of Sept. 30, 2015, they have 800 employees and is in operation in 16 countries all over the globe.
They have over 700 subscription customers with 152 more added in the third quarter of 2015, while their 1500 partners are mostly joint engineering, strategic reseller, technology, and system integrators.