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Executive Profile: Shaun Bierweiler, Hortonworks Public Sector VP

Shaun Bierweiler serves as vice president of public sector at Hortonworks, where he oversees the company’s work with U.S. federal, state, local and education customers. The government information technology industry veteran came to Hortonworks in November 2016 after he previously served as sales director at Red Hat and held responsibility over Defense Department and federal systems integrators …

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Hortonworks Wins 3rd Straight Teradata Award for Big Data Intelligence

Hortonworks has received awards for its big data portfolio and collaborative revenue as part of the annual Teradata EPIC Awards program for the data analytics sector. Hortonworks said Tuesday that its data analytics partnership with Teradata centers on the Hortonworks Data Platform 2.3 offering. The platform works with the Teradata Portfolio for Hadoop to create a data lake …

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Red Hat Govt IT Event to Discuss Open Source Software; Paul Smith Comments

An upcoming Red Hat symposium on government information technology will feature speakers from 13 government agencies who will discuss the impact of open source software on the sector. Red Hat said Thursday its Nov. 10 Government Symposium will focus on how open source software can address government IT challenges in agility, flexibility and collaboration. “The way government …

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Hortonworks Named to 2015 CRN Emerging Vendors List; Mitch Ferguson Comments

Hortonworks Inc. has been recognized in The Channel Company‘s 2015 CRN list of emerging vendors that develop and provide new technologies. The Channel Company cited Hortonworks for helping North America-based channel partners to develop services for clients through the Hortonworks Apache Hadoop open platform, Hortonworks said Thursday. “We are honored with …

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Scott Gnau Joins Hortonworks as CTO; Rob Bearden Comments

Scott Gnau, formerly president of Teradata Labs, has joined Hortonworks as chief technology officer. He will begin with his new responsibility for Hortonworks’ global technology strategy, product direction, and research and development programs on April 27, Hortonworks said Tuesday. Hortonworks CEO Rob Bearden said Gnau’s background in data management and …

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Executive Profile: Lance Howden, a Hortonworks Senior Director

Lance Howden, a 16-year technology sales veteran, serves as a senior director at Hortonworks and works with agencies in the intelligence community. He leads teams that develop and promote the company’s offerings to U.S. homeland security, intelligence, defense and law enforcement agencies. He has worked on customer and strategic partnerships as well as other programs for the …

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