Privitar is sponsoring the Hortonworks Big Data Roadshow at the Savoy Hotel in London on Thursday 6th October 2016. Privitar’s software products leverage and extend the Hortonworks Data Platform. Privitar seamlessly extends Hortonworks enabling organisations to create data that can safely be used for investigative analytics, machine learning, and shared with trusted parties.

Jason du Preez, CEO commented. “Processing and managing sensitive or personal information is a massive issue for highly regulated industries. Compliance and regulation can present significant challenges for innovation and our products ease this burden by reducing privacy risk while ensuring data remains useful. We are pleased to be part of the Hortonworks Roadshow and will be showcasing how Hortonworks users can enable safe use of sensitive data for data science and analytics applications using Privitar.’

This event is one of a series being held all around the world and includes content-rich sessions on Powering the Future of Data’, Open and Connected Data Platforms, Apache’ Spark at Scale, Streaming Solutions, Cloud Solutions, and Business and Industry Transformations via a Big Data Journey.

Founded in 2014, Privitar’s patented technology enables organisations to safely use sensitive data (e.g. customer data, patient records, banking transactions, geospatial coordinates, trade data, etc.) while preserving privacy and confidentiality. Privitar’s clients are drawn from a range of industries, including banking, telecommunications and government.