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NIIT and Metascale enter into a strategic partnership

May 20,2016



It gives us immense pleasure to share with you that NIIT has entered into a partnership with MetaScale, the Big Data solutions provider subsidiary of a U.S. Fortune 500 company to deliver Hadoop training courses in India.

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, with rigorously tested and proven techniques for leveraging large data sets, streaming data and the Internet of Things to solve real business problems.

Speaking on the significant partnership, Mr. Shivan Bhargava, Group President - Skills and Careers Group, NIIT Ltd said, “Big Data has created immense opportunity for IT professionals that can lead to satisfying and successful careers. According to NASSCOM India will need about 150,000 to 250,000 analytics professionals for domestic and international operations by 2015 itself. Hence, 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”.

Leading publications have carried prominent news articles on the partnership.

Sharing couple of links below for your reference.

PTI:- http://www.ptinews.com/pressrelease/16313_press-subMetaScale-and-NIIT-Come-Together-to-Support-India-s-Analytics-Needs

Business World:- http://www.businessworld.in/article/MetaScale-NIIT-Come-Together-To-Support-India-s-Analytics-Needs/04-12-2015-88993/

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