Databricks Certifies Cloudwick for Spark Services & Support

Cloudwick to Provide Spark Cluster DevOps Installation, Training and Support to the Fortune 1000

 

NEW YORK, Strata + Hadoop World NY (Booth 236) – October 16, 2014 Cloudwick, the leading big data DevOps service and solution provider to the Fortune 1000, today announced it has become a Spark Certified System Integrator with Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark – the popular open-source processing engine. With this announcement, Cloudwick confirms its expertise in providing installation, training, services and support for Spark on Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax clusters.

 

“The adoption and deployment in production of Apache Spark by enterprises is growing fast, and the demand for consulting services with certified expertise is quickly following suit,” said John Tripier, Alliances and Ecosystem Lead at Databricks. “The ‘Certified on Spark’ Program ensures that certified systems integrators have the right level of expertise and experience to deliver Spark solutions. Cloudwick is committed to providing excellent DevOps big data services, and we’re excited to team with the company to accelerate Spark adoption by the Fortune 1000.”

 

“Cloudwick has seen tremendous demand from its Fortune 1000 clients to leverage Spark to further increase the analytic value, performance and ROI of their Hadoop and Cassandra clusters,” said Mani Chhabra, CEO of Cloudwick. “Along with the certification, Cloudwick is training and certifying more than 75 of its enterprise DevOps engineers to build, operate and manage Spark clusters.”

 

See Databricks and Cloudwick at Strata + Hadoop World Oct. 15-17 at the Javits Center, New York City.

 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading big data DevOps service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with production services for Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters. Its trained and certified Hadoop and NoSQL administrators, developers and data scientists have more than 125,000 hours of enterprise production experience with leading enterprises including 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, Walmart, and more than 50 others enterprises. As a strategic partner to Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick builds, operates, monitors and manages many of North America’s leading big data systems. For more information, please visit www.cloudwick.com.

 

About Databricks

Databricks was founded by the creators of Apache Spark, who have been working for the past six years on cutting-edge systems to analyze and process Big Data. They believe that Big Data is a tremendous opportunity that is still largely untapped, and are actively working to revolutionize what enterprises can do with it. Databricks is venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz. For more information, visit http://www.databricks.com.

Cloudwick Receives Prestigious 2014 Data Impact Award

Arun Sirimalla, Principal Consultant, Accepts Cloudwick Award for Community Contribution Category

 

NEW YORK, Strata + Hadoop World NY (Booth 236) – October 16, 2014Cloudwick, the leading big data production consulting and services provider to the Fortune 1000, is pleased to announce it has been recognized by Cloudera with a 2014 Data Impact Award in the “Community Contribution” category. The winners were announced at an awards dinner and ceremony on Wednesday, October 15th in New York City, in tandem with the Strata + Hadoop World conference.

 

Presented by Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, this award program recognizes innovative, mature and results-oriented CDH use cases that are driving major advancements across industry verticals. Award winners were decided by thought leaders from across the enterprise management industry, including representatives from Gartner, Ovum, Project Florida, GovLoop, Crucial Point, Capgemini, O’Reilly, Fast Forward Labs, Cisco, DataKind, Intel, and IDC.

 

“This year’s winners are putting Big Data to work in ways that deliver tangible benefits to organizations and the industry as a whole,” said Alan Saldich, vice president, Marketing, Cloudera. “Cloudwick has been recognized for its advanced work with a large computer storage and data management company. Cloudwick drove the proliferation of best practices and shared those with users across the globe, including a 2,700-member Cloudwick-initiated Hyderabad Hadoop User Group. Cloudwick’s community participation is key to driving industry innovation.”

 

“Our mission is to enable Fortune 1000 organizations to accelerate their big data strategies successfully, and the use case for which we were nominated for the Data Impact Award, among others, is a great example of Cloudwick’s extensive DevOps experience and expertise,” said Mani Chhabra, CEO of Cloudwick. “We’re proud to receive this prestigious award from Cloudera.”

 

See Cloudwick (booth 236) at Strata + Hadoop World October 15-17 at the Javits Center, New York City.

 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading big data DevOps service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with production services for Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters. Its trained and certified Hadoop and NoSQL administrators, developers and data scientists have more than 125,000 hours of enterprise production experience with leading enterprises including 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, Walmart, and more than 50 others enterprises. As a strategic partner to Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick builds, operates, monitors and manages many of North America’s leading big data systems. For more information, please visit www.cloudwick.com.

Cloudwick Announces Cloudera Security Practice

Cloudwick to Provide Cloudera Navigator Installation, and Support

 

New York, October 16, 2014, Strata + Hadoop World Cloudwick, the leading big data production consulting and services provider to the Fortune 1000, today announced that Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, has certified its global team of Big Data experts to provide installation, training, services and support for Cloudera Navigator.

 

Cloudera Navigator is the only native end-to-end governance solution for Apache Hadoop-based systems and is a key part to meeting enterprise compliance and regulatory requirements. Cloudera Navigator provides visibility for administrators, data managers, data scientists, and analysts to secure, govern, and explore the large amounts of diverse data that land in Hadoop.

 

Cloudwick is certified to provide existing Cloudera Navigator subscription customers with installation of an encrypted cluster and training on proper practices for user administration and management of Cloudera Navigator Encrypt. Cloudwick has expertise in enabling customers who want to use Cloudera Navigator for use cases that span Cloudera Enterprise and many popular NoSQL environments, including MongoDB, Cassandra and MySQL.

 

“Security is essential for global enterprises when it comes to creating and operating Hadoop clusters,” said Tim Stevens, vice president, Corporate and Business Development, Cloudera. “Cloudwick has considerable real-world experience with Hadoop, and we appreciate their investment in Cloudera with Certification. With this partnership, customers can be assured that they have the right security in place to achieve their big data goals.”

 

Cloudwick enables its Fortune 1000 customers to fully and quickly benefit from the power of Cloudera enterprise data hubs through its extensive expertise with big data solutions, including more than 125,000 hours of build, operate and manage experience with more than 10,000 operational nodes. Cloudwick offers Cloudera customers a solid track record delivering results and accelerating big data journeys for global enterprises.

 

“Talking to our Fortune 1000 customers, we know that Hadoop is central to their big data strategies and that Cloudera is playing a pivotal role in the industry,” said Mani Chhabra, CEO of Cloudwick. “The company is making tremendous contributions and we’re proud to be a partner. We look forward to working closely with Cloudera and working with its customers to combine our expertise, talent and DevOps skill with Cloudera’s innovation and leadership.”

 

See Cloudera (booth 305) and Cloudwick (booth 236) at Strata + Hadoop World October 15-17 at the Javits Center, New York City.

 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading big data DevOps service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with production services for Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters. Its trained and certified Hadoop and NoSQL administrators, developers and data scientists have more than 125,000 hours of enterprise production experience with leading enterprises including 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, Walmart, and more than 50 others enterprises. As a strategic partner to Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick builds, operates, monitors and manages many of North America’s leading big data systems. For more information, please visit www.cloudwick.com.

Cloudwick Joins the AWS Partner Network

Cloudwick to Provide Big Data DevOps to Fortune 1000 on AWS

NEW YORK, Strata + Hadoop World NY (Booth 236) October 16, 2014 Cloudwick, a leading big data production consulting and services provider to the Fortune 1000, announced today that Cloudwick has become part of the AWS Partner Network (APN), focused on accelerating enterprise big data migration to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

 

With the rapid adoption of AWS by organizations of all sizes in all verticals, global enterprises are increasingly looking to big data integrators and service providers like Cloudwick to help them deploy and manage mission-critical workloads. The APN program provides technical, business and marketing support for the AWS partner ecosystem.

Cloudwick enables its Fortune 1000 customers to fully and quickly benefit from the power of the AWS Cloud through its extensive expertise with big data solutions, including more than 125,000 hours of build, operate and manage experience with more than 10,000 operational nodes at Fortune 1000 companies. Cloudwick offers customers a solid track record delivering results and accelerating big data journeys for global enterprises.

“We’ve been providing strategic and tactical AWS DevOps support for leading Fortune 1000 companies as they migrate to the AWS Cloud,” said Mani Chhabra, CEO of Cloudwick. “We’re excited to join the AWS Partner Network to help customers successfully build, operate and manage big data clusters running on AWS.”

 

See Cloudwick (booth 236) at Strata + Hadoop World October 15-17 at the Javits Center, New York City.

 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading big data DevOps service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with production services for Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters. Its trained and certified Hadoop and NoSQL administrators, developers and data scientists have more than 125,000 hours of enterprise production experience with leading enterprises including 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, Walmart, and more than 50 others enterprises. As a strategic partner to Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick builds, operates, monitors and manages many of North America’s leading big data systems. For more information, please visit www.cloudwick.com.

Cloudwick Launches Big Loop, The First Big Data Collaboration Platform

Cloudwick to Demonstrate Big Loop at Strata + Hadoop World in NY

 

New York, Strata + Hadoop World (Booth 236), October 16, 2014 Cloudwick, the leading big data DevOps service and solution provider to the Fortune 1000, today announced Big Loop, its multi-vendor operations platform. Cloudwick Big Loop creates greater collaboration between Fortune 1000 IT staff, developers and their database management systems as well as big data vendors. This allows customers to comprehensively manage and oversee their entire infrastructure, which leads to more successful production cluster operations, and scale-out. Cloudwick Big Loop supports DataStax, the leading distributed database technology company, and big data vendors – Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Spark clusters – on-premise or in the cloud.

 

“Enterprise IT managers have a lot on their minds and often lack the technical staff to make sure systems are running optimally,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. “Ensuring availability, reliability and performance is key to big data success and Cloudwick Big Loop brings insight from more than 125,000 hours of experience with more than 10,000 nodes at Fortune 1000 companies.”

 

“At DataStax, we are privileged to have an active and highly innovative partner network,” said Kevin Pardue, Regional Channel Director, DataStax. “Cloudwick solves one of the hardest problems facing IT managers today – managing multiple technologies and big data platforms, all at the same time.”

 

“Communication, access to knowledge and rapid innovation are vital to the success of production clusters,” said Mark Schreiber, Cloudwick GM. “Cloudwick Big Loop fosters open communication to ensure everyone who works on the system know the status of cluster health at all times for optimal performance. It is a must-have for mission-critical big data applications.”

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Figure: Cloudwick Big Loop

 

 

Availability

Cloudwick Big Loop is designed to support clusters on-premise or in the cloud – Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Compute, Microsoft Azure, or Rackspace. Cloudwick Big Loop is included as part of Cloudwick’s industry leading DevOps big data support services for Cassandra, Hadoop and Spark.

 

See Cloudwick (booth 236) at Strata + Hadoop World October 15-17 at the Javits Center, New York City.

 

 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading big data service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with DevOps production services for Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters. Its trained and certified Hadoop and NoSQL administrators, developers and data scientists have more than 125,000 hours of enterprise production experience with leading enterprises including 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, Walmart, and more than 50 others enterprises. As a strategic partner to Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick builds, operates, monitors and manages many of North America’s leading big data systems. For more information, please visit www.cloudwick.com.