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    Datameer to Bring Hadoop Analytics to Windows Azure

    Datameer Extends Support to Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure

    SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Datameer, Inc. (www.datameer.com) today announced a relationship with Microsoft Corporation to support Datameer on the Apache Hadoop-based service on Windows Azure.  Datameer and Microsoft share the goal of making Hadoop and big data analytics accessible to a much larger class of users.  The relationship means that Windows Azure users can instantly leverage Datameer's BI platform to perform big data analytics and Datameer's customers can run and deploy their solutions on Microsoft's Hadoop-based service on Windows Azure.

    "Datameer is excited to support its BI platform on Windows Azure," commented Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. "Microsoft's support for Hadoop together with Datameer's analytics capabilities gives Windows Azure users new options to better understand the world's data."

    "Windows Azure users can now take advantage of the scalability and flexibility of Hadoop and the complementary end user functionality of Datameer's analytics," said Herain Oberoi, director of product marketing, at Microsoft. "Microsoft's Hadoop-based service on Windows Azure opens the door to new opportunities for customers of both Datameer and Microsoft."

    Datameer is the first and only packaged business intelligence solution for Apache Hadoop.  Designed to help business users integrate, analyze and visualize structured and unstructured data, Datameer leverages the linear scalability and dramatic cost-effectiveness of Hadoop with complete, packaged business intelligence functionality.

    For more information on Datameer, please visit www.datameer.com.

    About Datameer

    Datameer offers the first data analytics solution built on Hadoop that helps business users access, analyze and use massive amounts of data. Founded by Hadoop veterans in 2009, the company's breakthrough product provides unparalleled access to data with minimal IT resources. Datameer scales to petabytes of data and is available for all major Hadoop distributions including Apache, Cloudera, EMC, Hortonworks, IBM, MapR, Windows Azure, Yahoo!, and Amazon. Datameer is based in San Mateo, Calif.

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