"It makes the buying process really simple," Klahr says. "They can deploy a vanilla Hadoop cluster as big as they want it to be. Where we start deriving value is when the customer starts deploying services on top of that Hadoop. We're not going to charge you a license fee for storing data. We'll charge you a license fee when you start deriving value by analyzing that data or operationalizing that data."
The suite is available as of today on two- and three-year terms.