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Radoop announces new customers and the second generation of its big data analytics product
Radoop 2.0 is a big data analytics product that can be used by business analysts and data scientists with no programming at all. It is integrated with RapidMiner, one of the Leaders in advanced analytics recently recognized by Gartner. RapidMiner and Radoop products cover the whole range of big data analytics from data access, data transformation and ad-hoc reporting to predictive analytics and they provide an intuitive user interface to accomplish these steps.
Recent Radoop customers include a telecommunications branch of Schneider Electric, online presentation company Prezi, video streaming service Ustream, and Fractal Analytics, a global provider of predictive analytics and data driven services. “They were competent, they were very agile and fast.” - said Zoltan Toth, Head of Data at Prezi. “They proved quickly that they were Hadoop experts with strong practical knowledge.”
“We are happy to see so many companies extracting value from big data by using our products and services.” - said Zoltan Prekopcsak, CEO of Radoop. “We continue to innovate and add the latest functionalities of the vibrant Hadoop ecosystem to our products and present them on a streamlined user interface. It enables analysts to extract business value without the need to be an expert in dozens of Hadoop components.”
The current 2.0 release increases the number of Hadoop operators to more than 50, including data transformation, data cleansing, and many predictive analytics features. This release also adds support for YARN, the new resource management layer for Hadoop 2.0, and to the latest Cloudera and Hortonworks distributions. Radoop 2.0 has been certified for Cloudera 5, and it also includes support for Impala as a low-latency query engine alternative to Apache Hive.
Radoop is a big data analytics company with the goal of lowering the barrier for using Hadoop systems. The Radoop product allows even non-technical people to access and analyze big data, but also provides scripting and advanced predictive analytics for experts. It is integrated into RapidMiner, the most popular data mining tool, and pushes computations to an Apache Hadoop cluster. Radoop also offers training and support on its products, as well as big data analytics consulting services. For more information, visit http://www.radoop.eu .