BlueData Joins Dell Technology Partner Program
BlueData Certifies EPIC Software Platform with Dell PowerEdge Servers
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – BlueData, provider of a leading infrastructure software platform for Big Data, today announced that it has achieved certified partner status in the Dell Technology Partner Program. This rigorous certification process involved testing by Dell engineers to validate the integration and interoperability of BlueData software with Dell hardware, including Dell PowerEdge servers, for Big Data workloads.
BlueData will also be featured in Dell Solution Centers, a global network of technical centers that showcase Dell solutions in a hands-on environment with state-of-the-art labs and solution experts. Dell will highlight the BlueData EPIC software platform for providing Big-Data-as-a-Service in an on-premises deployment model using Docker containers.
As a certified Dell technology partner, BlueData can now deliver a combined solution that can be rapidly adopted by enterprise organizations to simplify their Hadoop and Spark deployments running on Dell hardware. Dell recently published a configuration guide for the BlueData EPIC software platform: BlueData on Dell PowerEdge Servers.
BlueData enables enterprises to implement Big-Data-as-a-Service in their own data centers, with the ability to spin up Hadoop and Spark clusters in just a few mouse clicks. BlueData’s software helps to simplify Big Data infrastructure, reduce costs by up to 75 percent, and allow self-service deployment of Big Data applications in a secure multi-tenant environment.
“We are honored to be part of an elite group of technology partners certified by Dell and included in their global solution centers,” said Kumar Sreekanti, co-founder and CEO of BlueData. “Dell is a market leader in Big Data infrastructure, and this certification builds upon our joint engagement with many customers in the field. Together, Dell and BlueData customers can achieve greater agility and cost-savings while ensuring high performance and scalability for Big Data analytics.”
About Dell Technology Partner Program
The Dell Technology Partner Program helps Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), Independent Hardware Vendors (IHVs) and Solution Providers build innovative and highly competitive solutions using Dell platforms. The program provides a global platform for engagement and access to Dell training, tools and expertise to help technology partners deliver value to their customers. More information can be found at www.dell.com/technologypartner.
About BlueData Software, Inc.
BlueData is transforming how enterprises deploy their Big Data applications and infrastructure. The BlueData EPIC™ software platform uses container technology to make it easier, faster, and more cost-effective for enterprises of all sizes to leverage Big Data – enabling Big-Data-as-a-Service in an on-premises deployment model. With BlueData, they can spin up virtual Hadoop or Spark clusters within minutes, providing data scientists with on-demand access to the applications, data and infrastructure they need. Based in Santa Clara, California, BlueData was founded by VMware veterans and its investors including Amplify Partners, Atlantic Bridge, Ignition Partners, and Intel Capital. To learn more about BlueData, visit www.bluedata.com or follow @BlueData.