" The Altiscale Insight Cloud... is designed to take the complexity out of emerging data science platforms like Hadoop and Spark, giving ordinary business managers the ability to conduct queries, run analytics and create dynamic visualizations in ways that make sense to them."
"The Altiscale Insight Cloud achieves its speed and simplicity through a converged architecture, eliminating the need for a separate relational data store for aggregated data. This reduces the cost and management burden on the organization... "
Business leaders have been hammering on IT [about building big data solutions] and they couldn’t find a way with their existing options and infrastructure. Going with the cloud and self-service can satisfy that [constituency] quickly,” Stata explained.
"Altiscale Insight Cloud is a rapidly queried data warehouse that enables business analysts to get critical answers all by themselves, while using familiar business intelligence tools like Tableau."
"Outside Hadoop operational support can free up your teams to focus on data exploration and data insights that improve the business, while also limiting the operational costs of scaling Hadoop."