EMC India has announced the launch of its Hadoop Innovation Centre in the APJ region, located within EMC’s Centre of Excellence (COE) at Bengaluru. A first of its kind in the industry as the vendor dubs it, the Centre will showcase solutions with Cloudera, Hortonworks and Pivotal.
According to EMC, the Hadoop Innovation Centre will provide opportunities to ISVs to create and test solutions and to application vendors like Splunk to explore/create vertical stacks.
EMC has also introduced the Federation Business Data Lake, a fully engineered solution that includes leading storage and Big Data analytics technologies from EMC Information Infrastructure, Pivotal, and VMware to help customers leverage the new world of Big Data, thereby clearing the path for new insights and disruptive differentiation.
The company also announced the launch of a 4-week free, open, online, interactive course on ‘Data Lakes for Big Data MOOC’, under the aegis of EMC Academic Alliances. It highlights the Federation Business Data Lake as an integrated solution that stores and provides access to Big Data for real-time, rapid analytics and predictive modeling. It is targeted at students as well as decision makers or influencer keen to learn and define their organization’s big data strategy.
Implemented in as little as seven days, the Federation Business Data Lake greatly simplifies the massively complex task of building a Data Lake and is designed for speed, self-service and scalability for the enterprise, enabling organizations to begin making better-informed business decisions using Big Data analytics announced the press release. The Federation Business Data Lake joins the Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Solution as a converged solution from the EMC Federation that will redefine infrastructure to maximize the speed and agility for IT organizations deploying Hybrid Clouds and Data Lakes.
Amit Mehta, Country Manager, Isilon Storage Division, said, “The new Federation Business Data Lake provides a fully engineered, enterprise-grade data lake tuned to the strategic priorities of the businesses that can help organizations realize the value of big data analytics as little as one week.”