Hadoop World, NYC, October 12, 2010 – Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) and data integration leader, today announced a partnership with Cloudera, a leading provider of Hadoop-based data management software and services, to combine Pentaho's business intelligence and data integration capabilities with Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop (CDH). Together, Cloudera and Pentaho will provide enterprises with a robust, feature-rich Hadoop offering that is simple to use, faster to deploy, easier to manage and accessible to a broader set of users.
The Pentaho and Cloudera partnership provides for collaborative engineering and development efforts to enable the integration of the two companies' technologies. Over the course of Q4 2010 and the first half of 2011, Pentaho and Cloudera will team up to sponsor a series of webinars and seminars focused on the on-boarding of Hadoop deployed solutions within enterprises.
"The Pentaho and Cloudera partnership means that combined customers can more quickly integrate Hadoop within their enterprise data environments while also providing exceptional analytical capabilities to a wider set of business users," said Mike Olson, CEO of Cloudera. "Together, Cloudera and Pentaho are making it possible to deploy Hadoop across a broader set of organizations, address a broader set of use cases and deliver value to a broader set of users."
"Pentaho and Cloudera are solving two very important challenges for enterprises," said Richard Daley, founder and CEO of Pentaho. "Not only can organizations more effectively collect, store and manage rapidly growing volumes of new data; they can also make better business decisions by mining, analyzing and visualizing this data quickly, easily and extremely cost-effectively."
Cloudera (www.cloudera.com) is a leading provider of Hadoop-based software and services and works with customers in financial services, web, telecommunications, government and others industries. The company's products, Cloudera Enterprise and Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop, help organizations profit from all of their information. Cloudera's Distribution for Hadoop is the most comprehensive Apache Hadoop-based platform in the industry. Cloudera Enterprise is the most cost-effective way to perform large-scale data storage and analysis and includes the tools, platform and support necessary to use Hadoop in a production environment. Cloudera provides professional services, technical support and training to help any business use the software created by Google, Facebook and Yahoo!. Founded by pioneers in large-scale data and home of the original Apache Hadoop creator, Cloudera is a private company backed by venture investors Accel Partners and Greylock Partners with headquarters in Palo Alto, California.
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