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With Hadoop becoming part of a broader analytics data platform market segment, the time has come for competitive evaluation of commercial Hadoop offerings.


  • The Hadoop market is growing rapidly – and consolidating.
  • Hadoop providers are increasingly being differentiated by features atop the core platform by addressing integration, manageability, security, data protection, data governance, and cloud presence.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides a snapshot of how Ovum evaluated Hadoop vendors in the Ovum Decision Matrix for Hadoop.
  • Provides competitive assessment of the Hadoop offerings of Amazon, Cloudera, Hortonworks, IBM, MapR, and Pivotal.

Key questions answered

  • How has Ovum competitively differentiated Hadoop vendors?
  • How do the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats for each Hadoop vendor compare?

Table of contents


  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Framework: Selecting a Hadoop Platform, 2015
  • Further reading

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