Concurrent, Inc. and Elasticsearch, Inc. Team Up to Accelerate Data Application Deployment

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Enterprises Can Now Use Cascading and Elasticsearch to Accelerate Time to Market for Data Products that Require Reliable and Scalable Data Processing and Powerful Search and Analytics Capabilities

SAN FRANCISCO and LOS ALTOS, Calif. – July 31, 2014 – Concurrent, Inc., the leader in data application infrastructure, and Elasticsearch, Inc., provider of an end-to-end real-time search and analytics stack, today announced a partnership to accelerate the time to market for Hadoop-based enterprise data applications.

Enterprises seeking to make the most out of their Big Data can now easily build applications with Cascading that read and write directly to Elasticsearch, a search and analytics engine that makes data available for search and analysis in a matter of seconds. Once data is in Elasticsearch, users can also take advantage of Kibana, Elasticsearch’s data visualization tool, to generate pie charts, bar graphs, scatter plots and histograms that allow them to easily explore and extract insights from their data.

As enterprises continue to heavily invest in the building of data-centric applications to connect business strategy to data, they need a reliable and repeatable way to consistently deliver data products to customers. With more than 175,000 downloads a month, Cascading is the enterprise development framework of choice and has become the de-facto standard for building data-centric applications. With a proven framework and support for various computation fabrics, Cascading enables enterprises to leverage existing skillsets, investments and systems to deliver on the promise of Big Data.

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Supporting Quotes
“As a Big Data developer, author, and previous engineer and cloud architect, I’m committed to using, knowing and writing about the best technologies that benefit businesses and customers. As a user of both Elasticsearch and Cascading, I’m excited to see this partnership take place and see the great technologies that will integrate and emerge from this collaboration.”
– Antonios Chalkiopoulos, author of “Programming MapReduce with Scalding”

“We’re on a mission to make massive amounts of data usable for businesses everywhere, so it’s no surprise that we’re teaming up with Concurrent, a company that’s leading the way in Big Data application infrastructure for the enterprise. Now, when developers use Cascading to build Hadoop-based applications, they can easily utilize Elasticsearch to instantly query and analyze their data, allowing them to provide a fast and robust search experience, as well as gain valuable insights.”
– Shay Banon, co-founder and CTO, Elasticsearch, Inc.

“We continue to set the industry standard for building data applications. Bringing the power of Elasticsearch for fast, distributed, data search and analytics together with Cascading reflects our common goal – faster time to value in the deployment of data-centric applications. This is a feature our customers have been asking for, and we expect tremendous response from the community.”
– Chris Wensel, founder and CTO, Concurrent, Inc.

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About Elasticsearch, Inc.
Elasticsearch is on a mission to make massive amounts of data usable for businesses everywhere by delivering the world’s most advanced search and analytics engine. With a laser focus on achieving the best user experience imaginable, the Elasticsearch ELK stack – comprised of Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana – has become one of the most popular and rapidly growing open source solutions in the market. Used by thousands of enterprises in virtually every industry today, Elasticsearch, Inc. provides production support, development support and training for the full ELK stack.

Elasticsearch, Inc. was founded in 2012 by the people behind the Elasticsearch and Apache Lucene open source projects. Since its initial release, Elasticsearch has more than 10 million cumulative downloads. Elasticsearch, Inc. is backed by Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and NEA, with headquarters in Amsterdam and Los Altos, California, and offices around the world.

About Concurrent, Inc.
Concurrent, Inc. is the leader in data application infrastructure, delivering products that help enterprises create, deploy, run and manage data applications at scale. The company’s flagship enterprise solution, Driven, was designed to accelerate the development and management of enterprise data applications. Concurrent is the team behind Cascading, the most widely deployed technology for data applications with more than 175,000 user downloads a month. Used by thousands of businesses including eBay, Etsy, The Climate Corp and Twitter, Cascading is the de facto standard in open source application infrastructure technology. Concurrent is headquartered in San Francisco and online at




Media Contacts
Danielle Salvato-Earl
Kulesa Faul for Concurrent, Inc.
(650) 922-7287

Manal Hammoudeh
Knock Twice for Elasticsearch, Inc.
(510) 612-1885

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