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TEKsystems Global Services™ Joins the Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner Program

Jun 26, 2014 | HANOVER, MD | For media inquiries, please contact us at

Hanover, Md. – June 26, 2014 – TEKsystems Global Services ®, a leading information technology solutions firm and division of TEKsystems®, today announced its Systems Integrator Partner Program status with Hortonworks, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®. The Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) is the industry’s only 100 percent open source data platform powered by Hadoop.

With many organizations operating disparate systems and applications that generate data, implementing an enterprise data platform that delivers comprehensive view of data and drives business processes is essential. As a Hortonworks Systems Integrator Partner, TEKsystems Global Services joins an ecosystem of partners dedicated to expanding, supporting and accelerating the growth of Apache Hadoop with the Hortonworks Data Platform.

TEKsystems Global Services brings a proven track record of success, organizational stability, and flexible and scalable business intelligence (BI), enterprise performance management (EPM) and Big Data solutions to help organizations overcome the challenges often experienced during Apache Hadoop projects.

“As a Hortonworks’ Systems Integrator Partner, TEKsystems will help enterprises adopt and reap the rewards of 100 percent open source Apache Hadoop,” said John Kreisa, vice president of strategic marketing at Hortonworks. “Combining the Hortonworks Data Platform with TEKsystems’ range of capabilities and expertise will enable our joint customers to realize and maximize the business value from current and future big data investments.”

“We are excited to join the Hortonworks partner network to help organizations more effectively implement and deploy Hadoop via the Hortonworks Data Platform to ensure that their Big Data goals are achieved,” says Dan Russell, Executive Director of TEKsystems Global Services Practices. “We are confident that TEKsystems’ expertise will not only help Hortonworks continue the advancement of the Hortonworks Data Platform but will also deliver greater value and higher satisfaction to the end customers.”

About TEKsystems

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, an Allegis Group company, we understand people. Every year we deploy more than 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into IT human capital management enable us to help our clients achieve their business goals–while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives. Through our range of quality-focused delivery models, we meet our clients where they are, and take them where they want to go, the way they want to get there.