Nov 7th  2017, Raleigh-Durham: Core Compete, a Big Data and Analytics Consulting firm, announced that it has achieved Gold Consultant status for Hortonworks, a leading innovator in open data platforms and applications. Hortonworks awards the Gold Consultant status to integrators that have shown a high level of expertise in design and deployment of HDP or HDF platforms.

Core Compete is helping Retail, Manufacturing and Financial Services clients architect, deploy and manage their HDP and HDF solutions to gain real-time business insights through Big Data analytics. Core Compete has leveraged HDP to deploy analytical solutions on some of the largest Hadoop clusters, to create significant business impact for clients.

Nick Eayrs, Vice President of Professional Services for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Hortonworks commented: “Many of our clients are using our modern data platform to effect digital transformations. Our customers want timely business insights delivered in real-time. Core Compete accelerates their deployments through their expertise in the Hortonworks portfolio and their industry knowledge.”

“Our clients like to partner with us as we bring Data, Analytics and Technology with Agility to power their digital transformations.  Our growing partnership with an industry leader like Hortonworks and our joint track record of client success is allowing us to invest more to create HDP & HDF based solutions” said Shiva Kommareddi, Founder and CEO of Core Compete.

About Core Compete

Founded in 2012, Core Compete is a pioneer in Cloud Analytics and is based in Durham, North Carolina with offices in Dallas, London and India (Pune and Hyderabad). We currently have 200+ employees and over 450 cloud and technology certifications across these locations, with highly specialized skills including: domain consultants, data scientists, and big data & cloud engineers.  We are an ISO 27001 and SOC 2 certified organization.

We have delivered successful cloud analytics and big data transformations for major corporations worldwide. We partner with AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Snowflake, SAS, Hortonworks and Tableau to deliver the modern, elastic cloud analytic solutions.

We have been recognized as:

  • Consulting Magazine Top 5 Fastest Growing Consulting Firms 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • SAS Partner of the Year (2016, 2018)
  • NC Top 10 Startups to Watch

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