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Zettaset Announces Business Intelligence Connector for Hadoop

Certified by MicroStrategy, New BI Connector Extends Comprehensive Security, Availability, Reliability and Productivity Into Analytics Platforms Using Hadoop and Zettaset Orchestrator(TM)

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/28/14 -- Zettaset, the leader in secure Big Data management, announced today the addition of a Business Intelligence (BI) Connector as the latest feature in its Orchestrator solution for enterprise-class Hadoop management and security.

Zettaset is also pleased to announce that MicroStrategy® Incorporated (NASDAQ: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms, has certified the Orchestrator BI Connector for interoperability with its world-class MicroStrategy Analytics platform.

Joint customers of Zettaset and MicroStrategy can now benefit from comprehensive security as well as multi-service high-availability that are extended from within the Hadoop database and into MicroStrategy's information-driven application ecosystem. Together, MicroStrategy and Zettaset can help enterprise customers safely and securely leverage the massive information potential of Hadoop databases in a combined solution that offers the highest levels of reliability and uptime.

BI and analytics application users can now rely on Zettaset Orchestrator as a secure gateway that keeps Hadoop data locked down with encryption, access control, and security policy enforcement with no negative impact on performance, while enabling users to take full advantage of the scalability and flexibility of Hadoop.

"Enterprise customers with Big Data initiatives recognize that security is one of the top challenges they face, and analytics is where the rubber meets the road," said Jim Vogt, CEO of Zettaset. "Our Orchestrator BI Connector is built on an open API that provides Zettaset customers with the options to easily access a broad set of analytics applications as well as multiple Hadoop distributions, safely and securely. We expect this breakthrough will significantly accelerate Hadoop deployments in 2014."

According to Kevin Spurway, MicroStrategy SVP of Marketing, "We're delighted to extend our certification designation to Zettaset for their Orchestrator BI Connector solution. We've worked closely with the Zettaset team to optimize and fine-tune our connection point. As the Hadoop market continues to mature, we see a greater need for management solutions like Zettaset's to ensure a level of security, performance, and reliability that enterprise customers have come to expect," Spurway said.

Orchestrator is a commercial software application that is fully compatible with the leading open source Hadoop distributions. Orchestrator BI Connector features:

  • Extend enterprise-class security and multi-service high availability to the business intelligence / analytics application user interface and data sets, protecting them from vulnerabilities that exist in all open source Hadoop distributions
  • Ensure compatibility with existing LDAP/AD-enabled security policies in the enterprise and includes fine-grained role-based access control
  • Incorporate highly secure, KMIP-compliant, AES-256 data-at-rest encryption
  • Provide intuitive UI as well as command line interface (CLI) provide flexibility for users
  • Simplify application integration uses industry-standard ODBC and JDBC connectors to streamline the interface between the Hadoop database and BI / analytics applications

For more information on Zettaset Orchestrator and the new BI Connector, please visit http://www.zettaset.com/platform.php.

About Zettaset, Inc.
Zettaset, the leader in secure Big Data management, automates, accelerates, and simplifies Hadoop cluster deployment for the enterprise. Zettaset Orchestrator™ is the only Big Data management solution designed to address enterprise requirements for comprehensive security, high availability, manageability and scalability in a distributed computing environment. Orchestrator helps organizations move Hadoop more efficiently from pilot into production, replacing open source management with a more robust approach that easily fits into existing enterprise security and policy frameworks. Zettaset Orchestrator provides multi-service fail-over for all critical cluster services, facilitates integration with the most widely adopted ETL and analytics applications, and is compatible with the leading Hadoop distributions.

About MicroStrategy

Founded in 1989, MicroStrategy (NASDAQ: MSTR) is a leading worldwide provider of enterprise software platforms. The Company's mission is to provide the most flexible, powerful, scalable and user-friendly platforms for analytics, mobile, identity and loyalty, offered either on premises or in the cloud.

The MicroStrategy Analytics Platform™ enables leading organizations to analyze vast amounts of data and distribute actionable business insight throughout the enterprise. Our analytics platform delivers reports and dashboards, and enables users to conduct ad hoc analysis and share their insights anywhere, anytime. MicroStrategy Mobile™ lets organizations rapidly build information-rich applications that combine multimedia, transactions, analytics, and custom workflows. The MicroStrategy Identity Platform™ (branded as MicroStrategy Usher™) provides organizations the ability to develop a secure mobile app for identity and credentials. The MicroStrategy Loyalty Platform™ (branded as MicroStrategy Alert) is a next-generation, mobile customer loyalty and engagement solution. To learn more about MicroStrategy, visit www.microstrategy.com and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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