SOURCE: Altiscale


June 25, 2015 19:00 ET

Altiscale Named a 2015 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company Winner

Leading Provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service Recognized for Innovation in Big Data and Analytics

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 25, 2015) - Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today announced that it has been selected from thousands of domestic and international technology company nominations as one of the 2015 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies

Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies a company's leadership amongst its peers, as well as demonstrates that the company possesses game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched technology players. Altiscale was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and global industry experts according to a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.

Altiscale's mission is to help its customers discover value in the flood of data generated by the connected world. The Altiscale Data Cloud, a high-performance Big Data platform that includes Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark offered as a service, gets customers up and running with a complete big data solution quickly and affordably. The Altiscale Data Cloud delivers fast, reliable, and secure petabyte-scale infrastructure that is backed by the operational experience of a team of veterans from major Internet companies, including Yahoo!, Google, and LinkedIn. Altiscale customers span multiple industries and include companies in media, marketing analytics, gaming, and technology.

"Altiscale is dedicated to providing a high-performing, high-value Big Data experience for our customers, so that they can focus on growing their business, not operating Hadoop," said Altiscale CEO Raymie Stata. "We are honored to be an AlwaysOn winner, which we view as a validation of our commitment to customer success."

Altiscale and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at the Global Silicon Valley Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 8th and 9th, 2015. Mike Maciag, Altiscale COO, will speak on a Big Data panel and will also present an overview of Altiscale.

Altiscale was also recently named a Cool Vendor in Big Data for 2015 by a leading analyst firm. For a copy of that report, go to

About Altiscale

The Altiscale Data Cloud was created to provide organizations access to the only infrastructure "purpose-built" for Hadoop, as well as the operational expertise needed to execute complex Hadoop projects. By monitoring both the infrastructure and jobs, Altiscale provides unparalleled levels of service for its customers. Founded in 2012, the Altiscale team has been on the forefront of Apache Hadoop -- from its incubation at Yahoo to operating more than 40,000 Hadoop nodes. As a company that understands the transformative power of this technology and its challenges, no other organization is better positioned to deliver reliable and scalable Apache Hadoop. Investors include Accel Partners, General Catalyst, Northgate, and Sequoia Capital. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @Altiscale.

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