Paxata, Carahsoft, Cloudera and Tableau Partner to Host the Data-Driven Public Sector Agency Roundtable

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paxata, provider of the first enterprise-class Adaptive Data Preparation™ solution built for interactive, self-service data prep at scale, is teaming with Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, Cloudera and Tableau to host an interactive, webcast roundtable discussion focused on enabling public sector agencies to become more data-driven.

What: The Data-Driven Public Sector Agency: A Roundtable Discussion with Cloudera, Paxata, and Tableau

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2015, 11am-12pm ET; 8am-9am PT

Where: Register for the roundtable webcast by visiting:

Who: The webcast will be hosted by Carahsoft and moderated by Bob Gourley, Editor of and former CTO at the Defense Intelligence Agency. The panel of speakers includes Rik Tamm-Daniels from Paxata, David Tishgart from Cloudera, and Sean Brophy from Tableau.

Target Audience: This complimentary webcast is ideal for analysts, data scientists, data developers, IT teams, and Chief Data Officers.

Agenda Details: Agency data modernization efforts and new initiatives such as those of the OpenGov Foundation and are already having a very positive impact on public sector agency missions. Agencies are now able to make Big Data and analytics the center of their missions: from fire risk assessment and 911 response analytics, to predicting homelessness, to correlating money laundering with terrorist activity. The panel will discuss:

  1. Real-world, public sector use cases for collecting, storing, preparing, and analyzing data
  2. Challenges of modernizing the information stack with legacy infrastructure, limited budgets, and non-technical analysts
  3. Practical, how-to advice for becoming a successful, information-driven organization

About Carahsoft

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver VMware, Symantec, Adobe, EMC, F5 Networks, Open Source, HP, SAP, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

About Paxata

Paxata is the first Adaptive Data Preparation solution built for information-driven organizations who want to make data worth analyzing. Business analysts, data scientists, developers, data curators and IT teams use Paxata to accelerate the cleansing, shaping, transforming and integration of all data into rich AnswerSets™ which power ad hoc, operational, predictive and packaged analytics.

Paxata’s platform, built on Hadoop and optimized to run on Apache Spark, delivers unparalleled scalability and a unified environment that promotes transparent governance and collaboration. Paxata customers engage with an interactive, self-service application powered by IntelliFusion™ and designed to eliminate the need for coding, scripting and sampling. The solution can be deployed in AWS cloud or within Hadoop environments at customer sites.

Paxata partners with industry-leading companies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cloudera, InQ-Tel and Carahsoft, and seamlessly connects to BI tools, including Salesforce Wave, Tableau, Qlik and Microsoft Excel to greatly accelerate the time to actionable business insights. For more information on pricing and availability, please visit

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