Current Press Releases

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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Altiscale Appoints Industry Veteran Mike Maciag as COO

  Hadoop-as-a-Service Innovator Adds Leader with a Proven Track Record in Building New Markets

PALO ALTO, Calif., December 9, 2014 – Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, today announced it has appointed Mike Maciag, an industry veteran with extensive experience in building companies in emerging markets, as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). In his new role, Mike will be responsible for day-to-day operations and all customer-facing functions, including marketing, sales, […]

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Deploying Hadoop? Join Altiscale and Gigaom Research on Upcoming Webinar

Webinar to Explore the Pros and Cons of Deploying Hadoop on Your Own or as a Cloud-based Service

PALO ALTO, Calif., December 5, 2014 – Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, today announced that it has scheduled a free webinar for December 16, 2014 (10am PT/1pm ET) with leading technology analysts from Gigaom Research. If you’re a CIO/CTO, data scientist, or IT decision maker, please join moderator Andrew Brust, Gigaom’s Research Director, Paul Miller, Gigaom […]

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Devicescape Selects Altiscale’s Hadoop-as-a-Service for Analytics Reporting

Wi-Fi Leader Devicescape Sees Performance Increase of 5x

PALO ALTO, Calif., November 18, 2014 – Altiscale, Inc., the leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS), announced that Devicescape, which operates the world’s largest Wi-Fi service platform, has selected the Altiscale Data Cloud for data analysis. In choosing Altiscale, Devicescape was able to improve application performance by 5x, resulting in lower operating costs. Altiscale’s purpose-built Hadoop-as-a-Service infrastructure delivers superior performance, reliability, […]

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Altiscale’s New Cloud Service Delivers SQL-on-Hadoop In Days

Production-ready SQL-on-Hadoop with machine learning and data visualization at petabyte scale

PALO ALTO, Calif., October 7, 2014 – Altiscale, Inc., a leading innovator in Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) solutions, today announced a comprehensive SQL-on-Hadoop offering for the Altiscale Data Cloud. The complete offering is the first to allow companies to instantly access hundreds of terabytes of Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) resources through a SQL User Interface (UI) or API without having to […]

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