Impetus Technologies’ Anand Venugopal and guest analyst Mike Gualtieri to present a free webinar discussing the pivotal trends shaping Spark adoption in enterprises today. Impetus will also introduce the newly announced free development tool Visual Spark Studio.

LOS GATOS, Calif. – Oct. 5, 2017 – Impetus Technologies, a big data software products and services  company, today announced that it will present a complimentary webinar “Apache Spark Empowering the Real-time, Data Driven Enterprise,” on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 10 am PT / 1 pm ET.  Featuring  Mike Gualtieri, Vice President, Principal Analyst at Forrester Research, and Anand Venugopal – Head of StreamAnalytixTM (now known as Gathr) at Impetus Technologies.  The presentation will explore the trends shaping Apache Spark’s increasing prominence as the standard for stream processing, real-time analytics, data science and machine learning applications at scale.

Apache Spark is one of the most popular big data frameworks today. It is fast becoming the de facto technology choice for stream processing, real-time analytics, data science and machine learning applications at scale. It has moved well beyond the early-adopter phase, is supported by a vibrant open source community and is enjoying accelerated adoption in enterprises. In short Spark is growing, and it is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

Impetus invites attendees to join its guest speaker, Forrester Research VP, Principal Analyst, Mike Gualtieri and Impetus StreamAnalytix (now known as Gathr) Product Head, Anand Venugopal for a discussion on the trends and directions defining the growing importance of Apache Spark for the real-time data driven enterprise.

The webinar will cover the following topics:

  • What is driving Spark adoption?  What are the influencers, trends, compelling capabilities and use cases?
  • What are some of the challenges or inhibitors?
  • Impetus will discuss Visual Spark Studio TM – a free, newly downloadable IDE that offers break-through productivity to learn, develop and deploy Spark-based real-time and advanced analytical applications.
  • Venugopal will also share customer success stories around real-time solutions with Spark/StreamAnalytix (now known as Gathr).

To register for the webinar visit: Attendees can also download Visual Spark Studio for free at:

Notably, Forrester, a leading global research and advisory firm, evaluated the strengths and weaknesses of the 13 most significant streaming analytics providers in “The Forrester Wave TMStreaming Analytics, Q3 2017.” The report describes why streaming analytics and enterprise applications that make it possible to find and act on data as it originates, are imperative in a real-time world. Impetus Technologies’ StreamAnalytix was cited as a strong performer in this research report.

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