COLUMBIA, MD – November
7, 2012 – UMBC Training Centers (umbctraining.com), announced today a new partnership with sqrrl data, Inc.
(www.sqrrl.com), a big data provider for Apache Accumulo.
Through this partnership, UMBC Training Centers now provides
high-quality, professional education and training for Apache
with sqrrl, a clear leader in big data technology, is a huge
benefit to Training Centers and our students," said Kent
Malwitz, President of UMBC Training Centers. "It expands our
capabilities to meet industry demands for leading-edge training
in this space, including Accumulo, Hadoop and High Performance
UMBC Training Centers now offers highly-interactive and hands-on Apache Accumulo training, including:
Accumulo for Developers,
Accumulo for Administrators, and
Accumulo and Big Data for Managers.
This training qualifies users for key roles using big data
technology and enables organizations to efficiently process and
analyze massive amounts of data captured from the Internet and
through the enterprise.
"We are excited
to embark on this training partnership with UMBC Training
Centers," said Adam Fuchs, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of
sqrrl and former leader of the Apache Accumulo project within
the National Security Agency. "By combining UMBC Training
Centers' experience in professional education with our deep
knowledge of Apache Accumulo, we can deliver exceptional
training opportunities for students."
sqrrl's software product, acorn, is a secure, low-latency, and highly-scalable data platform built using Apache Accumulo and Hadoop, and it supports a wide variety of big data analytics.
Accumulo's fine-grained security controls enable companies to
develop new insights from disparate and often sensitive data
sources, while maintaining low administrative overhead.
sqrrl (www.sqrrl.com) is a big data company headquartered in Cambridge, MA that provides software and support for Apache Accumulo.
sqrrl leverages its understanding of security, analytics and big data
technologies to enable companies to unlock the potential of Big Data.
About UMBC Training Centers
UMBC Training Centers (umbctraining.com) delivers high-quality professional education and training services to individuals, government agencies, non-profit organizations and businesses. UMBC Training Centers extend the academic excellence of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(UMBC) to working professionals and organizations through the delivery of technical, scientific and professional non-degree training programs.
UMBC is certified as a Center for Academic Excellence in
Information Assurance Education, as well as a Center of Academic
Excellence in Research sponsored by the National Security Agency
and Department of Homeland Security.