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ScaleOut Software Brings Live Analytics to Cloudera 5 With New Certification

BELLEVUE, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/14 -- ScaleOut Software, a leading provider of in-memory computing software, today announced certification on Cloudera 5, the latest version of Cloudera Enterprise. ScaleOut hServer® enables Hadoop MapReduce to run continuously on fast-changing data, delivering live analytics in milliseconds. Now certified with Cloudera 5, deploying ScaleOut hServer on Cloudera's stack is simple. With just a few steps, Cloudera users can configure familiar Hadoop MapReduce applications to detect perishable business opportunities in their live, operational data.

"With the recent certification of ScaleOut hServer on Cloudera 5 customers can expect quicker time to value in analyzing their operational data," said Tim Stevens, vice president, Business and Corporate Development at Cloudera. "We are seeing very strong demand for Cloudera 5 as organizations increasingly deploy enterprise data hubs in their environments. In addition, our prospects and customers are showing interest in analyzing live data in their Cloudera deployments and working with ScaleOut hServer is key to delivering on that need."

Integrating a Cloudera enterprise data hub with ScaleOut hServer enables companies to do their batch analysis and operational analysis in the same environment, using a single development framework. This creates cost and performance benefits in a diverse array of sectors including retail, financial services, manufacturing, transportation, and ecommerce.

"Integrating with Cloudera makes it possible for Cloudera users to analyze live, fast-changing data sets using familiar Hadoop MapReduce methods. Until recently, users evaluated this data in batch and searched for insights. Using our in-memory computing platform, customers are able to make business decisions based on identifying patterns in fast-changing data," said Bill Bain, chief executive officer of ScaleOut Software. "In industries where time is a competitive advantage, the benefits are enormous."

Cloudera provides the world's most widely deployed distribution of Apache Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. Today, more than half of the Fortune 50 run open source Apache Hadoop based on Cloudera. With tens of thousands of nodes in production, Cloudera has established itself as the category leader that is setting the standard for Apache Hadoop in the enterprise. Cloudera 5 is a 100-percent open source distribution that combines Apache Hadoop with other open source applications within the Hadoop stack to deliver advanced, enterprise-grade features.

ScaleOut hServer is Available in Community and Commercial Editions
ScaleOut hServer is available in the free community edition and in several commercial editions and includes open source Java client libraries. The community edition enables up to a four-server ScaleOut hServer grid for analyzing memory-based data sets of up to 256GB. It is supported by a forum site sponsored by ScaleOut Software. The commercial editions are licensed using annual subscription-pricing and perpetual-pricing models based on the size of the deployment and include ScaleOut's standard support and maintenance, with additional support options available to users.

About ScaleOut Software, Inc.
ScaleOut Software (www.scaleoutsoftware.com) develops software products that provide scalable, highly available memory-based storage and analysis for fast-changing, operational data on server farms, compute grids, and public clouds. It has offices in Bellevue, Washington and Beaverton, Oregon. The company was founded by Dr. William L. Bain, whose previous company, Valence Research, developed and distributed Web load-balancing software that was acquired by Microsoft Corporation and is now called Network Load Balancing within the Windows Server operating system.

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