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Posted on: October 14, 2014

Protegrity Announces Data Protection & Monitoring in Hortonworks Data Platform

Optimized, License-Free HDP Solution for Sensitive Data Protection Using Enterprise-Class Tokenization, Encryption and Key Management

Stamford, CT – October 14, 2014 – Protegrity USA Inc., the leading provider of data-centric enterprise data security solutions today announced an expanded partnership with Hortonworks® to strengthen and expand the availability of data-centric protection and monitoring in the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Protegrity Avatar™ for Hortonworks extends the capabilities of HDP native security with Protegrity Vaultless Tokenization (PVT) for Apache™ Hadoop®, Extended HDFS Encryption, and the Protegrity Enterprise Security Administrator, for advanced data protection policy, key management and auditing. [blockquote]"Hortonworks customers have asked for frictionless data protection within their modern data architecture," said Bob Page, VP Partner Products at Hortonworks. "We're excited to expand our relationship with Protegrity and increase the ease at which our customers can now access and deploy an integrated and optimized enterprise-quality data protection and key management solution within HDP.[/blockquote] Protegrity Avatar™ for Hortonworks is available now, exclusively to Hortonworks customers, with a per-node maintenance fee and users will receive direct end-user access to Protegrity resources and software releases. The growing relationship underscores the importance of data protection in the modern data architecture, and the need for security solutions that preserve the ability to operationalize and utilize sensitive data. [blockquote]"Businesses live and breathe data, and platforms like Hadoop are the future of data consumption," said Suni Munshani, CEO of Protegrity. "The drive for the most useful and powerful technology has led Hortonworks and Protegrity to industry firsts in Big Data, and we're excited to extend the leading HDP stack with our comprehensive data-centric security software."[/blockquote] For more information, email

About Protegrity: Proven Experts in Data Security

Protegrity is the only enterprise data security software platform that leverages scalable, data-centric encryption, tokenization and masking to help businesses secure sensitive information while maintaining data usability. Built for complex, heterogeneous business environments, the Protegrity Data Security Platform provides unprecedented levels of data security certified across applications, data warehouses, mainframes, big data, and cloud environments. Companies trust Protegrity to help them manage risk, achieve compliance, enable business analytics, and confidently adopt new platforms. For additional information visit Protegrity is a Certified Technology Partner on Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The Hortonworks Certified Technology Program reviews and certifies technologies for architectural best practices, validated against a comprehensive suite of integration test cases, benchmarked for scale under varied workloads and comprehensively documented.

About Hortonworks:

Hortonworks develops, distributes and supports the only 100% open source Apache Hadoop data platform. The Hortonworks team comprises the largest contingent of builders and architects within the Hadoop ecosystem who represent and lead the broader enterprise requirements within these communities. The Hortonworks Data Platform provides an open platform that deeply integrates with existing IT investments and upon which enterprises can build and deploy Hadoop-based applications. Hortonworks has deep relationships with the key strategic data center partners that enable customers to unlock the broadest opportunities from Hadoop. For more information, visit


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