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December 20, 2013

Datameer Raises $19 Million to Challenge Hadoop Conventional Wisdom

Conventional Big Data wisdom holds that in order to derive any value from technologies such as Hadoop, organizations need to invest in a cadre of data scientists to build complex analytics applications. The problem with that thinking is that by the time an organization assembles all the software and hardware expertise needed to launch a Big Data application, multiple years will have gone by.

Datameer is one of a handful of application providers that are challenging Hadoop conventional wisdom. Fresh off garnering an additional $19 million in funding this week, Datameer is making the case that what organizations really want is access to Big Data analytics applications that are about as complicated to use as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

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