Visual Action Announces Partnership with Hortonworks

Richardson, Texas (June 2, 2015) – Visual Action Software, provider of the industry-leading Flaremap™ Application Suite, today announced a strategic partnership with Hortonworks®, the leading contributor to and provider of enterprise Apache™ Hadoop®.  The partnership brings enterprise-strength treemap technology together with the Hortonworks data platform–unlocking even more value from Big Data initiatives.

Hortonworks develops, distributes and supports the only 100% open source Apache Hadoop data platform.  The Hortonworks Data Platform provides an open platform that deeply integrates with existing IT investments and upon which enterprises can build and deploy Hadoop-based applications.

The patented Flaremap Application Suite allows users to visually interact, analyze, and take action on data from the Hortonworks Data Platform.  Visual Action’s Hive Data Loader leverages Apache Hive to create operational visual interfaces of Hadoop data.

Dan Struebel is Vice President and General Manager of Visual Action and oversees the relationship with Hortonworks:  “We’re very pleased to establish this important partnership.  Our goal is to help Hortonworks customers realize the full potential of their Big Data investments.  Our Flaremap Application Suite helps organizations operationalize their data through enterprise-strength visualization technology.”

About Visual Action

Visual Action Software helps organizations derive value from their Big Data investments.  Visual Action develops visualization-based products and platforms for data discovery and analytics.  The patented Flaremap™ Application Suite is the company’s flagship offering.  Flaremap applications are deployed for performance management, anomaly detection, asset management, risk & compliance monitoring, and more.  Visual Action serves many industries–with specific focuses on defense & intelligence, energy, and financial services.

Visual Action is privately held with headquarters in Richardson, Texas.  For more information, contact 972-808-0400,, and


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