Altiscale is Big Data as a service - specifically, Hadoop and Spark as a Service.
Altiscale was founded in 2012 and is currently headquartered in Palo Alto, CA.
 Altiscale, Inc. provides purpose-built cloud services to run Apache Hadoop dial tone operations.
Altiscale received $12 million in funding during its Series A and $30 million in its Series B (December 2014).
Altiscale Insight Cloud
Altiscale Insight Cloud is a cloud service aimed at making Hadoop accessible to business users.
Altiscale Insight Cloud provides services for data ingestion, processing, analysis and visualization.
That includes the ability to create interactive SQL queries, dynamic visualizations, real-time dashboards, and other reporting and analytics capabilities.