Hortonworks Inc is engaged in creating, distributing and supporting enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications. A data-in-motion platform to automate and secure Internet of anything data flows, as well as to collect, conduct, and curate real-time business insights and actions derived from data in motion. Further, the company's connected data platforms are primarily provided under the Apache open source license with rights to use, copy, modify, and redistribute the software. It sells its products through a direct sales team and reseller partners. The company derives revenue from subscriptions to software offerings and professional fees. A large majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the United States.