However, John Furrier, founder of SiliconANGLE, posits that Hortonworks,
with their similar DNA being applied in the data world, is, in fact, the Red
Hat of Hadoop. “The discipline required,” he says, “really is a long game.”
It looks like Hortonworks’s positioning has been successful in that they are now perceived as the true (and only) open sourcerers.
Original title and link: Hortonworks: the Red Hat of Hadoop