VMware acquires Cetas Software

Yesterday VMware announced the acquisition of Cetas, a Californian startup focused on Big Data technologies.

Cetas offers an analytics platform, called Instant Intelligence, that works atop Apache Hadoop and is driven by “elastic” Data Classification and Machine learning algorithms with a strong orientation for Online/consumer business context and uses cases.

Cetas’s solution is designed to run on virtual resources and is offered with a cloud deployment as an alternative to on-premise implementation.

The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed but this last move, that follows the acquisitions of GemStone, WaveMaker, Socialcast and SlideRocket, fits in the global VMware’s strategy which has a renewed focus on applications and end users.