SOURCE: Impetus Technologies

February 17, 2010 11:30 ET

Impetus Partners With Aster Data; Opening New Avenues in High Performance Computing

To Co-Sponsor Aster Data's Big Data Summit, Bay Area

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - February 17, 2010) -  Impetus Technologies (, an award-winning software product engineering company serving customers ranging from aggressive startups to large technology companies to develop innovative software products, has announced its partnership with Aster Data, a proven leader dedicated to providing the best data management and data processing platform for big data applications. Impetus will also be a co-sponsor for Aster Data's Big Data Summit 2010 to be held in the Bay Area on February 18, 2010.

Impetus is a leading technology and R&D services provider with a strong focus on High Performance Computing (HPC). With considerable experience in solving large data problems using Aster Data's technology solutions and Hadoop, Impetus' HPC 360 degree approach offers strategies to solve complex computing and big data challenges. Impetus creates proof of concepts (POCs) to assess HPC fitment and provides consultancy services for HPC optimization, tuning, and deployments on the Cloud.

"Aster Data's Solution Partner program and cutting-edge development tools provide a rich, standards-based development ecosystem for big data application developers and systems integrators," said Pankaj Mittal, CTO of Impetus. "With our experience in developing big data applications and Aster Data's elegant integration of MapReduce with SQL in a visual development environment, Impetus can reduce development time for solutions and build richer, data-driven applications that empower our customers to deliver data monetization, higher customer satisfaction, and risk reduction."

"We are very confident that our partnership with Impetus will help us jointly leverage our expertise in big data applications and offer innovative solutions to our clients," said Raj Pai, Vice President of Alliances, Aster Data. "Big Data Summit will provide a huge opportunity to learn more about big data management challenges and solutions."

Big Data Summit will feature thought leaders in data warehousing and analytics, industry analysts, and technology providers. The speakers will discuss new, innovative solutions and trends in big data management and advanced analytics.

To register for Big Data Summit, visit

About Impetus
Impetus Technologies provides software product design, R&D and related services to leading global software product companies. Impetus works on cutting-edge technologies to develop a variety of next-generation products for a range of vertical domains. From enterprise applications that optimize supply chains and credit portfolios, to solutions for the emerging rich media and digital content verticals; and from products for wireless networks and mobile handsets to software for network forensics and communication monitoring, Impetus' emphasis on continuous innovation adds significant value to its clients' technology initiatives. For more information, visit or write to

About Aster Data
Aster Data is a proven leader in big data management and big data analysis for data-driven applications. Aster Data's nCluster is the first MPP data warehouse architecture that allows applications to be fully embedded within the database engine to enable ultra-fast, deep analysis of massive data sets. Aster Data's unique "applications-within™" approach allows application logic to exist and execute with the data itself. Termed a "Massively Parallel Data-Application Server," Aster Data's solution effectively utilizes Aster's patent-pending SQL-MapReduce together with parallelized data processing and applications to address the big data challenge. Companies using Aster Data include Coremetrics, MySpace, comScore, Akamai, Full Tilt Poker, and ShareThis. Aster Data is headquartered in San Carlos, California and is backed by Sequoia Capital, JAFCO Ventures, IVP, and Cambrian Ventures, as well as industry visionaries including David Cheriton, Ron Conway, and Rajeev Motwani. For more information please visit, or call 1.888.Aster.Data.

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