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Peter Schlampp
Vice President of Product, Platfora

An early member of the Platfora team, Peter leads the charge to put big data in users’ hands in a beautiful and easy way.

Peter Schlampp remembers playing with the keys of a TRS-80 when he was seven years old — and since then, he’s been destined to build category-defining products that make businesses faster, safer, smarter and more profitable. Before coming to Platfora, Peter was vice president of marketing and product management at Solera, where he built the first DVR for network traffic. At IronPort, where Peter was senior director of product management, he defined the world’s first email security appliance, making the world safe from spam and viruses. He then became director and general manager of the Cisco/IronPort Development Center in Bangalore, India. Peter has a B.S. in Biology from Boston College.

5 ways to define a Spark-enriched big data strategy

5 ways to define a Spark-enriched big data strategy

March 21, 2016 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Organizations that don’t take the time to plan a strategy for implementation of a big data solution can fall into traps that impact long-term business goals. Discover five key steps organizations can take to implement a strategy for big data solutions that capitalize on Spark technology.
Spark takes on the big security threats

Spark takes on the big security threats

February 12, 2016 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Is your data swimming in dangerous waters? Zero in on threats to cybersecurity by using Hadoop, Spark and big data discovery to sink attackers on sight.
Spark and big data discovery: An evolutionary perspective

Spark and big data discovery: An evolutionary perspective

January 4, 2016 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Today, more than ever, businesses need to put the ability to analyze data into the hands of business analysts, data scientists, stakeholders and decision makers. Take an evolutionary look at how Apache Spark and big data discovery are just beginning to open up a diverse and powerful set of...
Spark: The bridge across the chasm

Spark: The bridge across the chasm

December 7, 2015 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Is your organization stuck at the edge of Hadoop adoption, searching for a path to broad use that doesn’t hold back your most proficient users? Big data discovery technology aims to help you bridge the chasm between early adoption and majority use, bringing rank-and-file users into the fold without...
Spark: Expanding the possible

Spark: Expanding the possible

October 30, 2015 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Expand the boundaries of your possibility thanks to Apache Spark. Big data analysis is undergoing a paradigm shift powered by Spark, which supercharges the Hadoop ecosystem to help organizations accomplish things that were once thought impossible.
Spark and Hadoop: Taking big data to the next level

Spark and Hadoop: Taking big data to the next level

June 30, 2015 | by Peter Schlampp, Vice President of Product, Platfora
Spark is one of the key enablers of Hadoop’s journey from the Trough of Disillusionment to the Plateau of Productivity. Together, Spark and Hadoop are taking big data to the next level.