Tech Data Appointed as Cloudera’s First Indian Distributor

MUMBAI 21 November 2017 Tech Data (NASDAQ: TECD), today announced that it has signed an agreement with Cloudera Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), the modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, to deliver new integrated advanced analytics and machine learning solutions to the Indian market. This agreement expands the recently announced appointment of Tech Data as Clouderas strategic partner across ASEAN.

Based on their unique shared data experience (SDX) technologies, Clouderas analytics solutions help enterprises simplify management of complex data lakes, thereby reducing the time and risk to derive valuable insights from their data. The new solution suite integrates enterprise hardware, compute, storage, hyper-converged systems and software designed for data center, cloud and mobility service provider use cases. Together, Tech Data and Cloudera will help enterprises leverage data to secure their business, serve customers better and operate their business more efficiently.

Becoming the first authorized Cloudera distributor in India will help Tech Data create a wide variety of opportunities for our partners, enabling them to deliver integrated big data and machine learning solutions to the market, said Naresh Desai, vice president, Specialist Business, Asia Pacific at Tech Data. Through our alliance with Cloudera we will enhance our comprehensive integrated offerings across our vendor portfolio creating a powerful a platform for cross-selling.

Clouderas partnership with Tech Data enables us to extend our reach to an expanded network of partners in India, further supporting big data initiatives across organizations in both public and private sectors, said Mark Micallef, vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan at Cloudera. The integrated solution enables businesses to easily access and manage data for deeper insights that will be used to power intelligent decision making.

Big data has become the driving force behind new business strategies across multiple industries, placing an increased importance on the management of raw data. By integrating Clouderas modern analytic database with Tech Datas solution suite, the companies will be able to deliver a targeted solution for organizations driving big data lake initiatives to better collect and manage data, speed time to derive valuable insights and reduce risk. Powered by Apache Impala (incubating), Clouderas advanced analytics and machine learning solutions bring high-performance SQL analytics to big data enabling organizations to meet the business needs of today while evolving to meet those of tomorrow.


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