MetaScale, NIIT Come Together To Support India's Analytics Needs
MetaScale has announced the immediate availability of Hadoop Training course in India through partnership with NIIT
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US-based Big Data solutions provider MetaScale on Friday ( 04 December,) announced the immediate availability of Hadoop Training course in India through partnership with NIIT.
“Indian companies and global organizations with a presence, or considering a presence in India are experiencing Big Data skills shortage,” said Ankur Gupta, CEO, MetaScale.
“By partnering with NIIT, we are providing IT professionals with an avenue for quickly gaining production-level skills for developing solutions within the Hadoop ecosystem - filling an exploding need for such skills throughout India ” he added.
‘‘Hadoop is used by many organizations to build robust applications for processing Big Data. Therefore, a global leader in talent development NIIT has joined hands with the thought leader in Big Data, MetaScale to offer cutting-edge training course to create a manpower pool for the industry,” the company said in a statement.
Hadoop is an open-source framework that allows to store and process big data in a distributed environment across clusters of computers using simple programming models.
The partnership addresses a recognized need in the market for Big Data training program that combines solid fundamentals of Hadoop, which is fast becoming an industry standard analytics platform.
Nasscom has pegged the domestic Big Data market to be at USD 163 million, expected to double in size and reach USD 375 million by 2018. The chamber body had already indicated the demand for 2.5 lakh analytics professionals by the end of 2015.
Shivan Bhargava, Group President- Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Ltd, said through this partnership we aim to play a key role in supporting the analytical needs of the developed markets. We are pleased to work alongside MetaScale to launch Hadoop mapped to the wave of Big Data environment”.