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Skytree Partners with Hortonworks to Deliver Machine Learning Solutions

Skytree Leverages Hortonworks Data Platform to Integrate High Performance Machine Learning with Apache Hadoop

SAN JOSE and PALO ALTO, Calif. – October 23, 2013 – Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced it has become a Hortonworks Technology Partner. Hortonworks is a leading commercial vendor promoting the innovation, development and support of Apache™ Hadoop®. Hortonworks Data Platform is a 100 percent open source platform powered by Apache Hadoop, which makes Hadoop easy to consume and use in enterprise environments. Skytree is the first Hortonworks Technology Partner to deliver high performance Machine Learning on Hadoop.

“We offer customers a new value proposition with Hortonworks Data Platform combined with Skytree’s superior Machine Learning speed and accuracy that generates immediate and detailed advanced analytics,” said Mitch Ferguson, vice president of business development, Hortonworks. “Enterprises deploying their Big Data projects with Hortonworks can now use Skytree Server to predict patterns in consumer behavior, movement of markets and variables affecting customer churn.”

“With the continued exponential growth of Big Data, Machine Learning is becoming a necessary component to advanced analytics management,” said Dylan Steeg, Director of Business Development at Skytree. “We believe that the combination of Skytree Server with Hortonworks Apache Hadoop distribution will allow customers to get more business value from their existing infrastructures through the predictive analysis of large-scale data sets.”

Skytree delivers a unified management layer to the Hadoop environment, to extract more value from existing data sets as a seamless workflow of Big Data processing systems. Companies that deploy Hortonworks Data Platform will be able to access Skytree’s enterprise-grade Machine Learning software, Skytree Server®, on their existing Hadoop clusters without moving their data. Engaging the power of Skytree’s predictive analytics algorithms and Hortonworks Data Platform, enterprises can find patterns latent in their Big Data systems to inform business decisions.

The work of the top scholars in advanced analytics, Skytree’s Machine Learning software provides unprecedented scalability, speed and predictive accuracy for Big Data analysis. The company’s software is up to 10,000 times faster than existing tools. Skytree recently launched a Second Opinion advisory program to help businesses and data scientists extract the most from new or existing Machine Learning channels.

To learn more about Skytree on Hortonworks, please visit Skytree booth 65 and Hortonworks booth 306 at Strata Conference + Hadoop World, October 28-30, 2013 in New York City, or email http://www.skytree.net/ to schedule a press briefing at the conference.

About Skytree

Skytree® – The Machine Learning Company® is disrupting the Advanced Analytics market with a Machine Learning platform that gives organizations the power to discover deep analytic insights, predict future trends, make recommendations and reveal untapped markets and customers. Predictive Analytics is quickly becoming a must-have technology in the age of Big Data, and Skytree is at the forefront with enterprise-grade Machine Learning. Skytree’s flagship product – Skytree Server – is the only general purpose scalable Machine Learning system on the market, built for the highest accuracy at unprecedented speed and scale.