Enterprise Hadoop provider Cloudera announced a European partnership for delivering analytics as a service, and AMD's SeaMicro has obtained CDH4 certification from Cloudera for its SM15000 server.
Cloudera and T-Systems Partner
Cloudera announced that it has reached a strategic agreement with European IT systems provider T-Systems to deliver cloud-based data analytics solutions based on Cloudera's Platform for Big Data. T-Systems is Deutsche Telekom's corporate customer arm. Cloudera Enterprise powered by Cloudera Impala RTQ for real time analytics, will provide the data management infrastructure layer, enabling native data integration, visualization and analysis at scale. T-Systems will integrate Cloudera with existing cloud computing infrastructure and deliver on its strategic vision to develop big data analytics solutions as a key element of its IT solutions portfolio.
"Our customers don't want to have to worry about the hardware and software for big data," says Christian Wirth, Vice President BI & Big Data at T-Systems. "They don't want technology, just a reliable service. We can offer precisely this -- which is what makes our new offer with Cloudera so special."
"We are excited to be working with T-Systems, one of Europe's foremost IT service providers and a trusted global leader in cloud-based business solutions for the enterprise," said Tim Stevens, Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Cloudera. "Leaders choose leaders to partner with and this partnership is further validation that Cloudera is the big data solutions leader that enterprises trust. T-Systems' unique cloud-based application of our Platform for Big Data will enable unparalleled scalability for data management and analytics and offer a great way for enterprises to more easily leverage the power of Hadoop."
SeaMicro SM15000 certified for Cloudera Hadoop
AMD announced that the SeaMicro SM15000 server is now certified for CDH4, Cloudera’s Distribution Including Apache Hadoop Version 4. With up to 512 processor cores and over five petabytes of storage, the SM15000 is a power-efficient big data server platform. The SM15000 was released last year, featuring SeaMicro's network fabric to extend beyond the chassis and connect directly to massive disk arrays - putting 5 petabytes of storage in a 10 rack unit system.
“The CDH4 certification assures our customers that the SM15000 completed and passed strict testing and performance requirements," said Tim Stevens, VP of Business and Corporate Development at Cloudera. "Leveraging the deep domain expertise and expanding knowledge base offered by Cloudera and the greater Cloudera Connect partner ecosystem, AMD can enable its customers to bypass the complexity associated with deploying and managing Hadoop and put their data to immediate use. We’re committed to helping enterprises achieve the most from their big data initiatives, and we’re pleased that AMD has completed certification of the SM15000 on CDH4."