SOURCE: RainStor


March 14, 2012 09:03 ET

RainStor to Sponsor and Present at GigaOM Structure:Data 2012 Conference

RainStor Chief Architect to Present on Panel of Experts From Hortonworks, Hadapt and Informatica on Hadoop's State of Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 14, 2012) - RainStor, a provider of Big Data management software, today announced its Primetime Sponsorship at the GigaOM Structure:Data 2012 conference, as well as its participation by Chief Architect Mark Cusack, who will present on a main-stage panel on March 22, 2012. GigaOM Structure:Data 2012 will take place March 21-22 in New York City.

What: Panel presentation: "What's Next for Hadoop: State of Ecosystem and Changes Afoot." In no time, Hadoop has become the go-to solution for Big Data and analytics. Hadoop and the emerging ecosystem of companies, solutions and customer deployments have transformed this movement from early adopters to mainstream enterprise. This presentation will explore what has changed from a product perspective, where the next crop of Hadoop-focused startups are coming from, and what customers are doing today and in the near future.

Who/Panel Participants:

  • Mark Cusack, chief architect at RainStor
  • Eric Baldeschwieler, co-founder and CEO at Hortonworks
  • Justin Borgman, CEO and co-founder at Hadapt
  • James Markarian, EVP and CTO at Informatica

When: Thursday, March 22 at 9:40 a.m. ET

Where: Pier Sixty at The Chelsea Piers, New York City

To register for the event, please visit

RainStor recently launched a new product edition: Big Data Analytics on Hadoop which runs native on your Hadoop cluster driving down operational costs and improving query and analytic performance.

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About RainStor
RainStor provides Big Data management software. RainStor's database enables the world's largest companies to keep and access limitless amounts of data for as long as they want at the lowest cost. It features the highest level of compression on the market, together with high performance on-demand query and simplified management. RainStor runs natively on a variety of architectures and infrastructure including Hadoop. RainStor's leading partners, include Amdocs, Anritsu, AdaptiveMobile, Dell, HP, Informatica, Qosmos and Teradata.

RainStor is a privately held company with offices in San Francisco, USA and Gloucester, UK. For more information, visit Join the conversation at

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