Current Press Releases

Altiscale Issues Big Data Challenge to Organizations Evaluating Hadoop Solutions

Challenge Invites Organizations to Experience the Benefits of Big Data-as-a-Service

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2015 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Big Data-as-a-Service, today announced the Altiscale Big Data Challenge, which invites organizations to experience the power of Big Data-as-a-Service by including the Altiscale Data Cloud in their solution evaluation. With this challenge, organizations can see for themselves the faster job performance, rapid time-to-value, and lower total cost […]

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Altiscale Appoints Technology Veteran Tony Zingale to Board of Directors

Zingale Brings Deep Operational Expertise to Growing Big Data Company

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 30, 2015 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today announced that Tony Zingale, former CEO of Jive Software, has been appointed to the company’s Board of Directors. “Tony’s breadth of experience in leading technology companies, from early stage through rapid growth and ultimately to IPO, will be invaluable as Altiscale continues to grow and […]

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Altiscale Named a 2015 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Company Winner

Leading Provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service Recognized for Innovation in Big Data and Analytics

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 25, 2015 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today announced that it has been selected from thousands of domestic and international technology company nominations as one of the 2015 AlwaysOn Global 250 Top Private Companies. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies a company’s leadership amongst its peers, as well as demonstrates that the […]

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Altiscale Chosen for the 2015 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

Award Recognizes the Promise and Value of Hadoop-as-a-Service Leader

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 4, 2015 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today announced that it has been selected for the 2015 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award. The award highlights the year’s most promising private technology start-ups from North America. As an award winner, Altiscale demonstrated its strength across twenty major criteria, including: addressable market size, […]

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Altiscale Achieves SOC 2 Compliance

Certification Confirms Altiscale’s Commitment to Providing a Secure, Highly Available Hadoop Service

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 27, 2015 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today announced that it has completed its first Statement of Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE) No. 16 Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 compliance certification. This certification covers Altiscale’s entire cloud service offering. As an SSAE-16 SOC 2 compliant company, Altiscale has demonstrated its strong commitment to […]

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Altiscale Named a 2015 Cool Vendor by Gartner

Leading Analyst Firm Recognizes Altiscale as Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

PALO ALTO, Calif., May 6, 2015 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, has been named by Gartner, Inc. as a 2015 Cool Vendor in Big Data*. Gartner is recognizing Altiscale as one of four vendors defined as “cool” that can meaningfully and synergistically combine multiple types of functionality. Altiscale moves the Hadoop model to the cloud so that […]

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Altiscale Announces Updated, Enterprise-Class Authentication Security

The Altiscale implementation of Kerberos, a strong authentication protocol, will provide enterprise-class access controls and protection to every new customer, automatically.

SAN JOSE, Calif., February 18, 2015 – Strata + Hadoop World, Booth #929 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today announced that Kerberos authentication is now available in the Altiscale Data Cloud. Altiscale is the first and only Hadoop-as-a-Service provider that will automatically include Kerberos authentication as part of its service offering. Kerberos, originally developed at the Massachusetts […]

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Altiscale Announces Apache Spark on the Altiscale Data Cloud

Addition of Spark provides maximum analytical flexibility to Altiscale customers - Spark’s machine learning and stream processing capabilities now available as-a-service on Hadoop in the Altiscale Data Cloud.

SAN JOSE, Calif., February 18, 2015 – Strata + Hadoop World, Booth #929 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today announced that Apache Spark is now available on the Altiscale Data Cloud. Altiscale customers can now leverage Apache Spark on Apache Hadoop in order to achieve their critical analytical and business objectives. The addition of Apache Spark provides […]

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Independent Consulting Firm Publishes Economic Impact Study of the Altiscale Data Cloud

The average Altiscale customer experiences ROI of 101 percent, with a payback period of less than 90 days

PALO ALTO, Calif., February 11, 2015 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading provider of Hadoop-as-a-Service, today released a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Altiscale that quantifies the value of the Altiscale Data Cloud to its customers. The February 2015 study, “The Total Economic Impact™ of Altiscale Hadoop-as-a-Service,” provides key metrics showing how the Altiscale Data Cloud delivers […]

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Hadoop-as-a-Service Leader Altiscale Raises $30 Million in Series B Funding

Latest Round Validates Altiscale’s Unique Approach, Rapid Growth, and Substantive Benefits of its Hadoop Offering

PALO ALTO, Calif., December 9, 2014 – Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, today announced it has raised $30 million in Series B funding. This latest round of funding is led by Northgate, with participation from previous investors Sequoia Capital and General Catalyst Partners. This funding round brings total investment in Altiscale to $42 million. These resources […]

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