Intel invites technical leaders at enterprise organizations to try the BETA version of the Intel® HPC Distribution for Apache Hadoop* Software. This new product combines Intel® Distribution for Apache Hadoop* software with Intel® Enterprise Edition for Lustre* software. This is the only distribution of Apache Hadoop that is integrated with Lustre, the parallel file system used by many of the world’s fastest supercomputers. The rising interest in big data analytics and the growing use of HPC systems in commercial as well as scientific and technical institutions is bringing new opportunities to the attention of enterprise CIOs, CTOs, and architects. This integrated solution from Intel provides more efficient use of compute capacity and faster workload processing, all without manual administration. Intel is looking for a few good adopters to put the BETA version of this product through its paces. We invite you to test the benefits of this solution while developing and deploying your big data and HPC applications.