NetApp acquires Data Mechanics to accelerate Spot’s roadmap and optimize data analytics and machine learning workloads in the cloud
Data-focused, cloud-oriented global software company NetApp® (NASDAQ:NTAP) today announced that it has acquired Data Mechanics, a managed platform provider for big data processing and cloud analytics with offices in Paris, France. that helps companies. Leverage Apache Spark, an open source unified analytics tool for large-scale data processing and machine learning in Kubernetes. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Using analytics and machine learning to identify operational efficiencies, cost savings and automate manual processes at a time when on-premises and cloud business applications and data are evolving so engineers can focus on more strategic tasks , is a top priority – and an urgent strategy – for all companies.
“Now more than ever, our customers are adopting cloud and cloud-native strategies as their first choice, which will allow them to be more agile and adaptable in the face of unprecedented data growth,” said Anthony Lai, Senior Vice President and General Manager he said. of NetApp’s Public Cloud Services business unit. “Adding data mechanics to our existing solutions will make it easier and more cost-effective for organizations of all industries to fully leverage Apache Spark and Kubernetes to advance their data and cloud initiatives.”
The acquisition of Data Mechanics comes less than a year after NetApp acquired Spot (now Spot by NetApp), a leading provider of CloudOptions that automates and optimizes workloads running in public cloud environments. The data mechanics and IP team will be integrated with the Spot by NetApp team and portfolio to accelerate the development of NetApp’s recently announced Spot Wave solution, which simplifies, optimizes and automates Spark workloads running on the public cloud. is.
Amiram Shachar, VP-President and General Manager, SPOT, said, “While there are significant benefits to moving analytics and application workloads to the cloud, managing analytics technology and cloud infrastructure can be resource and time-consuming, increasing employee productivity and return on investment. may hinder.” by netapp. “We are excited to welcome Data Mechanics to Spot by NetApp as we enable even more organizations to make their data work and get even more value from their cloud infrastructure investments.”
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