Cask Receives Strategic Investment From Ericsson

Validates Importance of Big Data Application Platform That Addresses Emerging Vertical Industry Trends PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – June 23, 2016) – Cask (cask.co), the company that makes building and deploying big data applications easy, today announces a strategic investment by Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC). The strategic minority investment will help accelerate delivery of Cask’s Apache Hadoop®-based solutions and services for a range of vertical industries. Cask has developed the Cask Data Application Platform (CDAP), an open source framework for rapidly delivering enterprise solutions on Hadoop and Apache Spark. It integrates and abstracts underlying infrastructure technologies to provide a simple and consistent platform to build, deploy, and manage complex data analytics applications on-premises and in the cloud. The company was recently named a Gartner “Cool Vendor” for 2016. “Data is a company’s…


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