Procima Experts

Procima Experts

June 04, 2013 14:28 ET

Procima Experts Joins Hortonworks System Integrator Partner Program

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - June 4, 2013) - Procima Experts, a boutique-consulting firm specializing in business intelligence and data management, today joined the Hortonworks Systems Integrator (SI) Partner Program. Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and support of Apache Hadoop, and is based in Palo Alto, CA.

The partnership between Procima Experts and Hortonworks will help customers learn about and deploy "Big Data" applications on top of enterprise-class Hadoop, thus addressing emerging needs in manipulating and being able to analyze large sets of data to obtain new and competitive insights, without the traditional database storage costs. Procima Experts' extensive data management experience, coupled with Hortonworks' proven experience in developing and supporting Apache Hadoop in production environments, will offer solutions to Quebec enterprises faced with cost and agility challenges in managing and analyzing large or unstructured data sets.

"We are delighted to partner with Hortonworks and are confident that this partnership will enable both firms to more effectively serve our business customers by providing complementary solutions, such as Hortonworks Data Platform or HDP, to their traditional BI & data warehousing environments," said Mr. Marc-Eric LaRocque, Managing Partner at Procima Experts.

"The proven experience and expertise Procima Experts have in helping customers design, implement and solve their customer's data management projects, combined with the Hadoop expertise from Hortonworks, creates powerful customer solutions," said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business development at Hortonworks. "The partnership will benefit both existing Procima Experts' customers as well as new customers looking for ways to stay competitive."

The Hortonworks Data Platform is a 100-percent open source platform powered by Apache Hadoop. HDP makes Hadoop easy to consume and use in enterprise environments and provides a comprehensive next-generation data management infrastructure that includes vital management, monitoring, metadata and data integration services.

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About Procima Experts

Procima Experts is a Quebec boutique-consulting firm that specializes in business intelligence and data management. Its core mission is to assist its clients in turning their data into a corporate asset and getting full value out of it. We believe that the quality of people involved is the key ingredient to achieve results, and Procima Experts relies on this belief to guide all of its actions. Its service offering includes business intelligence, data governance and quality, data integration and analytics. Established in Montreal in 2010, the firm boasts more than 30 specialists in this field of expertise, and serves many of Quebec's top companies.

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