Hortonworks Data Platform delivers analytics platform for Arkena

Hortonworks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HDP) said that Arkena is using Hortonworks Data Platform to provide its media customers with an advanced analytics platform to deliver content to OTT customers through its content delivery network (CDN).

The Apache Hadoop-powered platform enables Arkena to better serve customers´ needs for real-time data analysis.

With almost 20 years of experience in the media industry and a presence in eight European countries and the US, Arkena provides a global solution for media management.

Arkena serves more than 1,500 customers including broadcasters, telecom operators, VOD platforms, content owners and corporations in managing their linear and on-demand workflows. These workflows, relying on a CDN, generate high volumes of log data — up to 200 GB per day — which need to be managed, processed and stored in real time for analytics purposes.

Hortonworks accelerates business transformations with Open Enterprise Hadoop by developing, distributing and supporting an enterprise-scale data platform built entirely on open source technology including Apache™ Hadoop®.