SOURCE: Altiscale, Inc.

Altiscale, Inc.

November 18, 2014 08:00 ET

Devicescape Selects Altiscale's Hadoop-as-a-Service for Analytics Reporting

Wi-Fi Leader Devicescape Sees Performance Increase of 5x

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 18, 2014) - Altiscale, Inc., the leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS), announced that Devicescape, which operates the world's largest Wi-Fi service platform, has selected the Altiscale Data Cloud for data analysis. In choosing Altiscale, Devicescape was able to improve application performance by 5x, resulting in lower operating costs. Altiscale's purpose-built Hadoop-as-a-Service infrastructure delivers superior performance, reliability, and scalability that enables Devicescape to quickly derive actionable insights to enhance its customers' sales and marketing programs.

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"With Altiscale, performance is improved and there's no wasted time duplicating or restarting jobs due to failures," said Cedar Milazzo, Vice President of Engineering for Devicescape. "And it goes beyond performance; reliability is no longer a luxury, and there's no more guesswork on capacity."

Devicescape enables telecom operators to keep their customers always connected by integrating cellular connectivity with public, private, and carrier Wi-Fi, creating a seamless, quality-controlled data experience. The firm also delivers insights into end-user behavior off the cellular network while meeting stringent SLAs for delivering monthly billing information and reports to their customers.

"We have the experience and knowledge that companies like Devicescape need to keep their Hadoop applications running reliably and predictably," said Raymie Stata, CEO of Altiscale. "Altiscale's Hadoop-as-a-Service is the right solution for organizations looking for a reliable and consistent alternative -- one with capacity that can be tracked -- to beat SLAs while saving time, resources and money."

About the Altiscale Data Cloud
The Altiscale Data Cloud is purpose-built and optimized for Apache Hadoop. Altiscale operates its own hardware, selected and configured for the demands of Hadoop. On top of that they curate, configure, and operate the Hadoop stack, keeping it up-to-date to track the latest from the ecosystem. Altiscale's team of Hadoop veterans from Yahoo has years of experience operating some of the largest Hadoop clusters in the world for mission-critical applications.

Altiscale's Data Cloud is available today. More details on this service and how your business can benefit can be found here.

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 Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst and Accel Partners. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter @Altiscale.

About Devicescape
Devicescape operates the world's largest Wi-Fi service platform, delivering Access, Engagement, and Insight Services for telecom operators. Powered by a global Curated Virtual Network with tens of millions of amenity Wi-Fi locations, the platform enables an unparalleled customer experience at an unmatched operating cost.

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