Training Partnership with Onyara, Inc.

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Hanover, MD, 10 July 2015

Onyara and Onyx Point are excited to announce our partnership to provide training services for Apache NiFi (incubating), an open source dataflow platform. Onyara’s co-founders have supported the development of NiFi software for the past eight years. During that time, NiFi’s unique UI and security-enabled dataflow capabilities drove adoption by government enterprises. Since NiFi was open sourced in December 2014, private and public sector enterprises have leveraged NiFi’s provenance features to solve data challenges across the IoT, financial services, and healthcare verticals. Onyx Point provides information security and infrastructure automation services to it’s clients, and employs Subject Matter Experts who have collectively delivered thousands of hours of NiFi software training.

Under the partnership, Onyx Point will be the provider of training services for Onyara customers on Apache NiFi. This includes creating training materials, customizing training to meet client requirements, traveling to client sites to deliver training, and hosting classes Onyx Point’s facility in Hanover, MD. As part of this partnership, Onyara will work closely with Onyx Point to ensure that the training services offered reflect emerging enhancements to the Apache NiFi platform.

“We’re very excited to be launching this partnership with such an exciting and innovative company as Onyara”, said Jay Stoner, President, Onyx Point. “Our relationship with the Onyara developers has been in place since our company was founded in 2009, and it’s thrilling to take it to the next level.”

“The Onyara team is honored to be working with Onyx Point as our Apache NiFi training partner,” added Joe Witt, CTO Onyara and the initial developer of Apache NiFi. “Our team has worked closely with Onyx Point for the past 6 years. Their expertise and talent make them a perfect partner for delivering this valuable service to our customers.”

Trevor has worked in a variety of IT fields over the last decade, including systems engineering, operating system automation, security engineering, and various levels of development.

At OP his responsibilities include maintaining overall technical oversight for Onyx Point solutions, providing technical leadership and mentorship to the DevOps teams. He is also responsible for leading OP’s solutions and intellectual property development efforts, setting the technical focus of the company, and managing OP products and related services. In this regard, he oversees product development and delivery as well as developing the strategic roadmap for OP’s product line.

At Onyx Point, our engineers focus on Security, System Administration, Automation, Dataflow, and DevOps consulting for government and commercial clients. We offer professional services for Puppet, RedHat, SIMP, NiFi, GitLab, and the other solutions in place that keep your systems running securely and efficiently. We offer Open Source Software support and Engineering and Consulting services through GSA IT Schedule 70. As Open Source contributors and advocates, we encourage the use of FOSS products in Government as part of an overarching IT Efficiencies plan to reduce ongoing IT expenditures attributed to software licensing. Our support and contributions to Open Source, are just one of our many guiding principles

  • Customer First.
  • Security in All We Do.
  • Pursue Innovation with Integrity.
  • Communicate Openly and Respectfully.
  • Offer Your Talents, and Appreciate the Talents of Others

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