MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2015) - Agile ISS, a Big Data, Analytics and Business Intelligence Solutions company, has been recognized by Qubole for its excellence in driving value for its clients in the Media & Entertainment industry using the Qubole Data Service platform.

Agile ISS has collaborated with Qubole to deliver an analytics platform for digital entertainment content, leveraging its years of domain expertise and Qubole's cloud-based Hadoop-as-a-Service, Qubole Data Service (QDS), to provide an analytics solution for sell-through data on digital media. QDS removes the complexity of managing the infrastructure required for a big data environment, which enables Agile ISS to focus on providing a world-class analytics platform.

"The Agile ISS analytics platform provides a unified, template-driven platform for organizations participating in the Digital Entertainment Retail market," said Rajesh Badu, CEO of Agile ISS. "We leveraged the Qubole Data Service as a core component of our solution because it is a true on-demand Hadoop cluster. We're proud to receive Qubole's Industry Solution award and are committed to jointly driving innovation in digital entertainment."

"Qubole recognized early on that Hadoop-as-a-Service combined with an analytics platform is a powerful combination in the hands of solution providers with specific domain expertise," said Ashish Thusoo, CEO and co-founder of Qubole. "We're pleased to see the growing number of industry-specific solutions coming out of our ecosystem of solution providers." 

Qubole employs a leveraged business model offering a rich partner program to solution providers.

"Qubole is investing heavily in its solution provider community and we're delighted to recognize Agile ISS for its innovation," said Mike Mersch, Qubole Director of Channels. "The digital media supply chain has evolved dramatically over the last several years and innovation like the Agile ISS analytics platform is just one example of a solution addressing the new complexity that media companies face. Qubole is committed to working with Agile ISS to continue to push innovative big data solutions for this industry. Enabling our partner community to deliver industry specific solutions of all kinds is a high priority for Qubole in 2015." 

About Qubole
Qubole makes it easy to turn cloud data into business growth by equipping organizations with a self-service platform to access, process and collaborate, so they can do more with big data.

Data-driven companies like Pinterest, Quora, MediaMath, TubeMogul,, Videoplaza, Pubmatic and others rely on Qubole's Big Data-as-a-Service Solution to easily tackle their most challenging big data requirements at a fraction of the cost of traditional alternatives. The largest brands in social media, online advertising, entertainment, gaming and other data-intensive ventures make it rain with Qubole.

Award winning Qubole was founded by Ashish Thusoo and Joydeep Sen Sarma, creators of Facebook's big data infrastructure and Apache Hive, with the mission of making it simple to prepare, integrate, access and collaborate in the cloud so that all areas of the enterprise can do more with big data.

About Agile ISS 
Agile ISS is a leading provider of Big Data, Analytics, and Business Intelligence solutions based in Los Angeles. A team of systems architects, BI program engineers and delivery managers founded Agile ISS. Most senior members of our team have worked together for years and have successfully delivered several cost effective solutions. We have a global team of highly skilled professionals. We are based and have a strong presence in the Los Angeles area and have consultants in the East Coast, Canada, and Europe. We also have a large offshore team and facility supporting our projects in Chennai, India. Our team skill set includes Cloud, Big Data, BI, EDW, data integration, data management, and mobile BI.

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