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Syncsort and Cloudera to Co-Present at Strata Conference on Bridging the Big Iron & Big Data Gap with Hadoop

Addresses a Smarter Way to Gain Competitive Advantage by Exploiting Critical Mainframe Data in Hadoop for Big Data Analytics

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J – October 24, 2013

Syncsort, a global leader in high-performance Big Data integration software, today announced that, in keeping with their technology partnership, it will co-present with Cloudera on how to bridge the technical, skill and cost gaps between mainframe and Hadoop.

In the session, subject matter experts Jorge Lopez, Director, Product Marketing for Syncsort and Matt Brandwein, Director, Product Marketing for Cloudera will inform attendees about a smarter approach to leveraging mainframe data with Hadoop.  The session will take place on Wednesday, October 30, at 11:50 pm in the Regent Parlor at the Strata Conference + Hadoop World at the New York Hilton.

Jorge will also be presenting, “Suits, Hoodies, Elephants, Mainframes” at the Big Data Camp on Sunday October 27 – the event takes place from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm in the Murray Hill Suite. Jorge will discuss how 80% of all corporate data residing on mainframes can be leveraged for competitive advantage in Hadoop.  He will address mainframe to Hadoop connectivity, data translation, data processing and deployment and administration.

Syncsort recently announced a technology partnership with Cloudera to provide mutual customers with a better to way to create competitive advantage by exploiting critical mainframe data in Hadoop for Big Data analytics.  Earlier this week, Syncsort also announced the integration of its Hadoop ETL and Sort products with the Cloudera Platform for Big Data to streamline deployment, administration and monitoring for mutual customers.

Syncsort is a sponsor of the Strata Conference + Hadoop World, taking place October 28-20, 2013, and will showcase its products and the joint Syncsort/Cloudera solutions at booth 304 in the exhibit hall, and at the Cloudera Manager NYC Meetup on Tuesday, October 29 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

To learn more about the Syncsort/Cloudera solution for leveraging mainframe data in Hadoop, click here. For a test drive of DMX-h, including a Linux Virtual Machine with Cloudera CDH and DMX-h ETL Edition pre-installed, along with use case accelerators and sample data, click here.

About Syncsort

Syncsort provides data-intensive organizations across the big data continuum with a smarter way to collect and process the ever-expanding data avalanche.  With thousands of deployments across all major platforms, including mainframe, Syncsort helps customers around the world to overcome the architectural limits of today’s data integration and Hadoop environments, empowering their organizations to drive better business outcomes in less time, with fewer resources and lower total cost of ownership. For more information visit

Additional Resources

Media Contacts:

Michael Kornspan
Syncsort Incorporated
Director, Corporate Communications
Tel: 201-930-8216

Joanne Hogue
Smart Connections PR 
Tel: 410-658-8246