Cloudwick Announces Technology Partnership Program with Security and Analytics Leaders

Cybraics, Dataiku and H2O Announced with Program Launch

Newark, Calif. – October 3, 2016 – Cloudwick, the leading open source services and solutions provider, launched its Technology Partnership Program (TPP). On the heels of the Cloudwick Data Analytics Platform (CDAP) launch, this announcement demonstrates the company’s commitment to working with industry-leading advanced analytics and machine learning software providers to advance the cybersecurity market.

The Cloudwick TPP comprises two tiers of independent software vendor (ISV) partners, including Select, which guarantees technology interoperability, and Premier, which allows for deeper integration as well as joint-marketing and sales engagements.

“We are redefining how cyber threats are handled and a partner ecosystem is a critical asset to our strategy and customers,” said Thaddeus Blake, Cloudwick VP of Strategic Alliances. “We’re excited to partner with ISVs who want to develop applications on top of CDAP to deliver increasingly valuable insight to global enterprises so they stay ahead of today’s growing cybersecurity threats.”

In addition to announcing the program, the company is also pleased to announce that Cybraics, Dataiku and H2O are Cloudwick Technology Partners.

  • Cybraics offers advanced algorithms on top of CDAP, learning the network and identifying anomalous and malicious behavior.
  • Dataiku’s collaborative advanced analytics software platform on CDAP enables teams to explore, prototype, build and deliver their own data-driven solutions, including threat analysis, reporting and more.
  • H2O’s open source machine learning platform on CDAP operationalizes data science by developing and deploying algorithms and models for mission-critical applications such as fraud alert systems, risk management, customer churn, security and more.

“CDAP and Cybraics are a powerful combination of ingest, replay, algorithms and analytics that enhances tools organizations use today to fight against threats,” said Marvin Wheeler, Cybraics President. “It’s a solution that learns the network to identify anomalous and malicious behavior, enabling CDAP to continually improve for increasingly enhanced cybersecurity.”

“For organizations that need tailored data security, Dataiku DSS and CDAP enable teams to build their own,” said Florian Douetteau, CEO and co-founder of Dataiku. “There are specific environments, such as healthcare and financial, in which a custom security solution is required, whether for compliance or procedural reasons. CDAP simplifies cybersecurity and enables organizations to develop their own solution. Dataiku is proud to partner with Cloudwick to provide businesses flexibility in this way.”

“We are deeply focused on creating data products that drive business transformation,” said Sri Ambati, H2O CEO. “With Global 1000 companies especially in financial services, the need to boost security and predict threats is imperative. Together, H2O and CDAP will be a powerful security force for enterprises.”

Learn More

Companies interested in joining the Cloudwick Technology Partnership Program should visit the Cloudwick partner page and fill out the online form.

About Cloudwick
Cloudwick is the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, includes solutions such as business intelligence modernization, data science, big data pilot-to-production, cybersecurity, IoT and mobile application development, cloud, data pipeline and more, enabling data-driven enterprises like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics.

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Cloudwick Launching First-of-a-Kind Cybersecurity Platform Solution

Cloudwick Data Analytics Platform (CDAP) – The Enterprise Data Hub for Cybersecurity

Newark, Calif. – October 3, 2016 – Cloudwick, the leading open source services and solutions provider, today launched its Cloudwick Data Analytics Platform (CDAP) for Cybersecurity advanced analytics and machine learning.

Built on Intel Xeon technology and Cloudera’s industry-leading Hadoop distribution Cloudera Enterprise, CDAP provides a turnkey cybersecurity data hub platform that provides new cybersecurity capabilities from leading advanced analytic vendors like Cybraics, Dataiku and H2O, and open source machine learning projects like Apache Spot (incubating), and it enhances and extends the capabilities of SIEMs, IDS, IPS, Snort and other traditional tools.

CDAP is a managed cybersecurity data hub platform that ingests and stores trillions of events from PCAP, Netflow, Proxy, IDS/IPS logs, syslog and firewall logs for advanced cybersecurity. CDAP is the first big data cybersecurity platform to provide complete threat visibility, replay and analysis for the Security Operations Center (SOC) analyst, forensic analyst and data scientist. CDAP is offered as both a managed data center and cloud data hub for cybersecurity.

“Today’s cybersecurity solutions lack the capabilities required to provide complete cyber threat visibility, data democratization for IDS, IPS, SIEM and advanced analytics due to ingestion, compute and storage limitations,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. “CDAP modernizes enterprise and service provider cybersecurity and provides a new level for threat detection and prevention.”

Components of CDAP include the following:

  • CDAP Data Agent (CDA) collects logs, alerts and events from SIEMs, PCAP, Netflow, Firewalls, IDS, IPS, Active Directory and other data sources at wirespeed.
  • CDAP Data Ingestion and Data Catalog (CDI/CDC), which ingests and catalogs packets, alerts, logs and netflows making it extensible for data scientists and SOC analysts.
  • CDAP Data Hub (CDH) is the secure data hub that processes and stores petabytes of data for data scientists and SOC analysts to perform advanced analytics.
  • CDAP SOC Connector (CSC) provides a connector layer for integrating traditional tools like Wireshark, Snort, IDS, IPS and SIEMS with CDAP for data replay, faster correlation and complete threat visibility and analytics.
  • CDAP Data Science (CDS), provides the data scientist and advanced analytic vendors with secure and auditable access to CDAP for running machine learning and advanced analytics.

“CDAP is a powerful new cybersecurity data hub platform that removes the complexity of data ingestion at scale while democratizing cybersecurity data for advanced analytics powered by Cybraics,” said Marvin Wheeler, Cybraics President. “Partnering with Cloudwick provides Cybraics with a leading cybersecurity data hub platform to deliver its Analytics-as-a-Service to the enterprise and service provider segments.”

“Cybersecurity is a board level concern for today’s connected enterprise,” said Sam Heywood, Director of Cybersecurity Strategy, Cloudera. “By building on Cloudera’s platform, Cloudwick’s CDAP brings critical Apache technologies like Hadoop and Spark, and the extensive machine learning and data science capabilities found in the Apache community, to the fight against cybercrime.”

“For organizations that need tailored data security, Dataiku DSS and CDAP enable teams to build their own,” said Florian Douetteau, CEO and co-founder of Dataiku. “There are specific environments, such as healthcare and financial, in which a custom security solution is required, whether for compliance or procedural reasons. CDAP simplifies cybersecurity and enables organizations to develop their own solution. Dataiku is proud to partner with Cloudwick to provide businesses flexibility in this way.”

“We are deeply focused on creating data products that drive business transformation,” said Sri Ambati, H2O CEO. “With Global 1000 companies especially in financial services, the need to boost security and predict threats is imperative. Together, H2O and CDAP will be a powerful security force for enterprises.”

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Figure: Ponemon Institute Sept 2016 Big Data Cybersecurity Analytics Report

Cyber Security Market Growth

The cyber security market is estimated to grow from USD 122.45 Billion in 2016 to USD 202.36 billion by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 10.6% (Markets and Markets). In an article in Investor’s Business Daily (Security Freeze, by Allison Gatlin, June 10, 2016), Rob Owens of Pacific Crest Securities said companies aren’t spending enough on security, and he estimated annual IT spending near $1 trillion, according to a report from Cybersecurity Ventures, and cybersecurity spending at $25 billion to $30 billion.

Learn more at Cloudwick and download the CDAP data sheet here.

About Cloudwick
Cloudwick is the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, includes solutions such as business intelligence modernization, data science, big data pilot-to-production, cybersecurity, IoT and mobile application development, cloud, data pipeline and more, enabling data-driven enterprises like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics.

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Cloudwick Appoints VP of Security Analytics and VP of Strategic Alliances to Lead Cloudwick Data Analytics Platform Product and Program

Mirage Networks Founder and Extreme Networks Alliance Executive Join Cloudwick

NEW YORK, NY – Strata+Hadoop World – September 28, 2016 Cloudwick, the leading open source services and solutions provider, is pleased to announce that Ron Miller has joined the company as VP of Security Analytics and Thaddeus Blake has joined as VP of Strategic Alliances. Ron joins Cloudwick from Solarflare and Thaddeus joins from Extreme Networks.

Ron has been a leader in the security industry for the last 20 years and is responsible for co-founding and developing the industry’s first network behavioral analytics product that was awarded RSA product of the year. Ron has held C-level and senior management positions with Mirage Networks, Solarflare, StoredIQ, M5 Systems and Extreme Networks, where he led the technical direction of the company’s security products. Ron has also been recognized by Ernst & Young for its Entrepreneur awards program for his contributions to the security industry.

“Traditional approaches to cybersecurity are failing,” said Miller. “Cloudwick gets it – they understand that cybersecurity has become a big data and advanced analytics problem that requires a next-generation solution. Cloudwick is solving today’s big cybersecurity problems and I’m looking forward to being part of such a transformational organization.”

Thaddeus Blake has over 20 years of experience in global sales and alliances, with demonstrated success in solution sales, market analysis and partnership management. Prior to joining Cloudwick, Thaddeus held director and senior executive management positions with US Robotics, 3Com and Extreme Networks, where he led a global account sales organization. He was also responsible for identifying, developing and executing sales and product strategies and building relationships and driving revenue growth with global integration partners as Senior Director, Global Alliances and OEM sales.

“Open source, cloud and big data are increasingly important. Cloudwick is in a unique position with talented engineers and data scientists that possess expertise specifically in big data and cybersecurity,” said Blake. “I look forward to driving new business with the development of our strategic alliance and channel sales program, which will enable our partners to offer the next evolution of cybersecurity solutions based on machine learning and artificial intelligence.”

“We look forward to Ron’s unmatched cybersecurity expertise and experience as we shape our strategy and help customers drive their own security strategies,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. “Thaddeus brings exceptional enterprise solutions experience as well as solid relationships and partnership program knowledge. We’re excited to welcome Ron and Thaddeus to Cloudwick and move into the next phase of our strategy.”

About Cloudwick
Cloudwick is the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, includes solutions such as business intelligence modernization, data science, big data pilot-to-production, IoT and mobile application development, cloud, data pipeline and more, enabling data-driven enterprises like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics.

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Cloudwick and Brocade to Demonstrate Open Source Adaptive Security (OSAS) at 2016 Federal Forum

Live Demo Shows How Cloudwick OSAS works with Brocade Data Center Fabrics, Intel and Cloudera Big Data and Machine Learning to identify and protect against Insider and Unknown Cyber Attacks

WASHINGTON D.C. — Federal Forum — June 14, 2016 – Cloudwick, the leading provider of open source, cloud and advanced analytics for the modern enterprise, will be demonstrating Open Source Adaptive Security (OSAS) with partner, Brocade, at the Federal Forum today in the Brocade Technology Pavilion.

Cloudwick OSAS, built using Cloudera and Intel open source software, gives security professionals the ability to read 100% of a network’s telemetry data to detect, identify and respond to unknown, lateral and insider attacks using advanced analytics and machine learning at scale. Using OSAS, a security professional can now analyze billions of events per day, providing complete threat visibility to detect and act on lateral and internal attacks that have evaded firewalls and signature based security solutions.

“We’re excited to be working with Brocade, Intel and Cloudera to integrate the Brocade Fabrics with Cloudwick’s OSAS cyber security solution,” said Mani Chhabra, CEO at Cloudwick. “Leveraging the metadata within Brocade’s Data Center Fabrics, OSAS can identify hard to detect lateral, insider and unknown threats quickly and at scale, providing a new class of cyber security at open source and big data volume, velocity and cost efficiency.”

OSAS is built on Cloudwick’s ONI supported cyber security software and is optimized for Cloudera CDH on-premise and cloud. Cloudwick offers OSAS training, software support, professional and managed services to government agencies, enterprises and service providers.

Cloudwick is offered as a data center and cloud cyber security solution. For more information visit Cloudwick OSAS.

About Cloudwick
Cloudwick is the leading provider of open source, cloud and advanced analytics for the modern enterprise, enabling global companies like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to enter new markets, create new revenue and lower capex and opex. For more information, visit www.cloudwick.com.

 

 

Cloudwick Announces First Open Source Adaptive Cybersecurity Vulnerability Assessment on Cloud or On-premise Powered by ONI and Cloudera

San Jose, CA – Strata + Hadoop World (Booth 1024) – March 30, 2016 Cloudwick, the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions, announced today a new vulnerability assessment for advanced cybersecurity threat detection for on-premise and cloud. This assessment provides unprecedented north-south and east-west DNS as well as internal and perimeter flow vulnerability analysis capable of analyzing more than 30 billion events per day.

At its booth (1024) at Strata + Hadoop World in San Jose (March 28-31), Cloudwick will demonstrate its advanced cyber threat detection for complete threat visibility into:

  1. Perimeter & Internal flow attacks by stealthy scanning, side channel data escapes, reflection attacks, unusual data flows and beaconing, and:
  2. DNS threats from tunneling, NNTP and Beaconing

These are some of the most difficult cybersecurity attacks to detect and are costing the enterprise billions of dollars in fraud as well as data and Intellectual property theft.

“Cloudwick is the leader in bimodal cybersecurity,” said Mani Chhabra, founder and CEO of Cloudwick. “We’re working closely with Cloudera, Intel and the cybersecurity community to develop a complete portfolio of ONI based cybersecurity solutions. Our Open Source Adaptive Security Vulnerability Assessment can be implemented within a week on-premise or in the cloud and begin providing threat protection immediately.”

“Our cybersecurity-focused partners are leveraging ONI to accelerate delivery of advanced solutions capitalizing on a pre-built open data model coupled with the powerful compute capabilities of Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub,” said Tim Stevens, Vice President, Business and Corporate Development for Cloudera. “Customers are benefiting from these common objects and can easily extend to adjacent use cases beyond cybersecurity: network operations, fraud, and user experience optimization to name just a few. A single source of data built on an open data model creates tremendous value for our customers.”

“It’s terrific to see ONI adoption by so many industry leaders,” said Grant Babb, Chief Security Data Scientist at Intel. “The new world of security analytics requires skillsets in big data as well as the security domain. Security specialists may not yet be comfortable with big data technology like Hadoop, Shark, Scala, etc. Managed solutions like Cloudwick OSAS help bridge the experience needed to implement ONI and gain complete threat visibility for a network.”

About Cloudwick One® OSAS

Cloudwick One® OSAS uses big data analytics to provide actionable insights into operational and security threats. Leveraging Open Network Insight (ONI) and Cloudera EDH, OSAS analyzes billions of events in order to detect unknown and insider threats and gain a new level of visibility into the network. 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, includes solutions such as business intelligence modernization, data science, big data pilot-to-production, IoT and mobile application development, cloud, security, data pipeline and more, enabling data-driven enterprises like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics.

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Cloudwick Announces Open Source Adaptive Security Managed Solution for the Digital Enterprise

Cloudwick One® OSAS Analyzes Billions of Events to Detect Unknown and Insider Threats

San Francisco, CA – RSA Conference – February 29, 2016 – Cloudwick, the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions, announced today its new Cloudwick One® Open Source Adaptive Security (OSAS) managed solution built using Open Network Insight (ONI), powered by Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub (EDH).

“We are pleased to be launching the first Big Data OSAS managed solution for the digital enterprise,” said Mani Chhabra, founder and CEO of Cloudwick. “Cloudwick One OSAS enables the enterprise to analyze network and cloud traffic and events at big data scale and speed resulting in detection of unknown and insider threats in hours rather than weeks.”

Cloudwick One® OSAS leverages ONI, an open source solution announced by Intel and optimized for Cloudera EDH. Cloudwick One OSAS delivers advanced visibility into operational and security threats by using modern analytics performing at cloud scale. For organizations with dynamic data centers and networks, ONI provides actionable insights into suspicious traffic by analyzing billions of events in order to detect unknown and insider threats.

Key Benefits

  1. Suspicious Connects: Use machine learning to filter out normal traffic and look for patterns in unusual network connections. Patterns can be triaged and high-risk traffic or connections can be reported to incident response, medium passed through to the machine learning, and low risk removed.
  2. Suspicious DNS: Machine learning filters out normal DNS traffic to show patterns in an underlying graph, such as unusual rank order, network or geographical context as it relates to the domain and external threat intelligence.
  3. Storage Prediction: Future storage needs can be predicted based on data accumulation over a period of time, and the more data that exists, the more accurate the prediction.
  4. Incident Response: Take a specific IP address (i.e., one believed to be a potential risk) and gather the details and characteristics of its associated communications to build a timeline of the conversations that originated with it.
  5. Storyboard: Communicate threat intelligence across the organization by presenting results in a storyboard, showing details of the events including: what (impact), how (incident progression), where (geolocation), and when (timeline). Communicate results via interactive visualization as well as text, with a high-level summary for an executive audience, as well as details to address deeper questions.

Most existing non-Big Data OSAS solutions are focused on situational awareness through signature matching and rules and can only analyze millions of daily events. Cloudwick One® OSAS can analyze billions of events in order to detect unknown events and insider attacks and diagnose dark areas. Existing tools produce too many false positives due to poor rule writing, analyzing data without context and long baseline training. Cloudwick One® OSAS delivers fewer false positive alerts by triangulating the data with context to assure alerts are legitimate.

Alan Ross, chief cloud security architect at Intel and ONI core team member, said, “While current threat intelligence tools help, identifying unknown threats and attacks remain a challenge. Open Network Insight accelerates the ability for enterprises and service providers to expose suspicious connections and previously unseen attacks using flow and packet analysis technologies. We are pleased to name Cloudwick as an ONI Committer and to receive Cloudwick’s expert help getting ONI to organizations that need this advanced level of threat protection.”

“We are thrilled to see Cloudwick’s adoption of Open Network Insight and Cloudera’s enterprise data hub, powered by Apache Hadoop, in order to accelerate the development of their cybersecurity managed solution,” said Sam Heywood, director of product management, Cloudera. “We are excited to partner with Cloudwick as they continue to extend the capabilities of their solution as the open source community continues to evolve ONI and Apache Hadoop.”

In addition to meeting Cloudwick in Cloudera’s booth at RSA, see Cloudwick at Gartner Business Intelligence and Analytics Summit and Strata and Hadoop World.

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, includes solutions such as business intelligence modernization, data science, big data pilot-to-production, IoT and mobile application development, cloud, data pipeline and more, enabling data-driven enterprises like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics.

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Cloudwick Modernizes Global Healthcare R&D on AWS with Databricks

Cloudwick Completes Bimodal Transformation for Global Healthcare Provider

Newark, CA – February 17, 2016 – Cloudwick, the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions, announced that a Global 1000 healthcare organization that delivers innovative software and consulting services and electronic health record (EHR) system support selected it for its data science transformation needs.

To become a digital enterprise, the leading Global Healthcare Provider turned to Cloudwick to architect and engineer its next generation R&D lab. The CIO wanted to accelerate time-to-discovery by moving the organization’s 20-year-old data center R&D lab from on-premise to AWS so that data scientists could analyze data at scale and develop new products and services faster.

Additionally, the Chief Data Scientist and team had evaluated all available modern analytic platforms and selected Databricks as its next-generation data and analytics platform. The Databricks platform greatly decreased the complexity of managing Spark and also provided the data scientists with the Databricks Notebooks that simplified data discovery and R&D.

Cloudwick provided the company with a business and technology plan to securely migrate the on-premise data to Amazon Web Services (AWS), securing the cluster to meet Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Protected Health Information (PHI) compliance, and integrating Databricks Spark so its data scientists could run predictive analytics. Spark provides results quickly, allowing the company to reach more precise and accurate answers as well as develop better products and services for patients, doctors and hospitals.

“The challenge for most healthcare data scientists is not Spark because Databricks simplifies implementation, administration and data science with notebooks. Their challenge is how to set up, migrate and manage HIPAA and PHI sensitive data in the cloud,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. “Cloudwick is one of the few AWS Partners that has the expertise to build, operate and manage Databricks platforms on AWS that meet HIPAA and PHI regulatory compliance.”

The benefits the company now realizes after working with Cloudwick and Databricks include a modern HIPAA and PHI compliant digital business infrastructure on AWS that eliminates the previous on-premises solution. Additionally, with Spark, the organization’s data scientists can rapidly develop new insights, products and services for doctors and hospitals to improve patient care. Working with Cloudwick, this Global Healthcare Provider has successfully transformed its R&D department into a next-generation bimodal digital business, gaining competitive advantage from faster time to new product and service release.

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading provider of bimodal digital business services and solutions to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, includes solutions such as business intelligence modernization, data science, big data pilot-to-production, IoT and mobile application development, cloud, data pipeline and more, enabling data-driven enterprises like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics. For more information, visit www.cloudwick.com.

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Cloudwick Announces Record-Breaking 1000% EMEA Growth in 2015

Tina Diamond, A Recognized European Big Data Industry Veteran, Appointed to Lead Cloudwick’s EMEA Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, DataStax & Databricks Enterprise Business

Newark, CA – January 26, 2016 Cloudwick, the leading provider of Big Data services and solutions to the Global 1000, announced the appointment of industry expert and veteran Tina Diamond as Regional Sales Manager for EMEA. This comes on the heels of the company announcing record 2015 growth from its European Operation, with 2016 plans to grow to more than 50 Big Data consultants, which will bring the company’s total worldwide operations practice to more than 260 consultants by year-end.

“The growth of our company is directly tied to our ability to successfully build, operate and manage modern data and business analytic solutions for our clients,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. “To maintain the highest level of service delivery quality, our methodology is to train and certify one class of consultants at a time. We established and perfected this in the U.S., replicated it in Europe, and graduated the first class shortly thereafter. Our proven methodology for training and certifying consultants, coupled with Tina’s expertise at opening new markets, provides the foundation we need to achieve our growth targets over the next year and beyond.”

Ms. Diamond joins Cloudwick from Whishworks, where she led their Big Data and Business Development Practice. By conceiving and launching the “Think Big, Start Small” approach with Hortonworks, Cloudera, MapR, Cisco and Databricks, Ms. Diamond puts into place the relationships, resources and technologies traditional enterprises need to transition into modern data and analytic businesses. Prior to that, Ms. Diamond held sales management and business development positions in a number of high technology start-ups in Silicon Valley. She has her postgraduate masters in Organizational Leadership from Oxford University.

“We have been searching for a strong entrepreneur and seasoned sales executive to help us unlock the tremendous opportunity in EMEA,” said Mark Schreiber, Cloudwick GM. “Tina has developed strong personal relationships with Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, DataStax, Databricks, AWS and Cisco, and understands the organizational challenges business leaders face when transforming their businesses. Her rare combination of enterprise and vendor relationships will open a lot of important doors and expand our footprint in EMEA.”

Learn more about Cloudwick at Gartner Business Intelligence & Analytics Summit, March 14-16 in Grapevine, Texas, or Strata & Hadoop World, March 28-30 in San Jose, California.

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading provider of big data services and solutions to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, includes solutions such as business intelligence modernization, data science, big data pilot-to-production, IoT and mobile application development, cloud, data pipeline and more, enabling data-driven enterprises like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics. For more information, visit www.cloudwick.com.

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Cloudwick Powers MapR Managed Services for Big Data Success

Cloudwick Provides Data-Driven Enterprises with Managed Services for Hadoop On-Premises and in the Cloud

Newark, California – October 20, 2015Cloudwick, the leading Big Data-as-a-Service provider to the Global 1000, announced its MapR Managed Services offering. These managed services support all MapR editions deployed on premises or in the cloud at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Compute.

Enabling world-class service for data-driven success, Cloudwick now offers joint customers with cost-effective, turnkey solutions to build, manage, operate and monitor enterprise-grade Hadoop clusters from MapR. The combination of MapR, provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, with the new MapR Managed Services from Cloudwick will help enterprise IT professionals, data scientists, and line of business leaders enjoy lower and more predictable costs, reduced risk, increased success rates, and a higher overall ROI.

“Cloudwick has become the big data go-to provider for accelerating time to data-driven success and our MapR customers reap the rewards of our extensive experience,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. “We are excited to formally announce these Managed Services and look forward to providing big data transformation for many more MapR customers.”

“We are pleased to make this announcement with Cloudwick and look forward to extending our ongoing success with Global 1000 companies,” said Steve Fitz, senior vice president, worldwide field operations, MapR Technologies. “The capabilities and expertise of Cloudwick will help our joint customers quickly bring Hadoop into production, overcome their challenges and accelerate their time to value.”

Cloudwick offers MapR Managed Services onsite and remotely for on-premises and cloud deployments. With hundreds of thousands of hours of production experience and over 50 Global 1000 enterprises under support, Cloudwick is the preferred end-to-end partner for accelerating data-driven business.

Learn more about Cloudwick’s managed service offerings and other Big Data-as-a-Service solutions at Spark Summit Europe October 27-29 in Amsterdam.

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading Big Data-as-a-Service provider to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, enables data-driven enterprises, like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart, to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics.

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Cloudwick Expands Sales Team as It Doubles Big Data-as-a-Service Revenues in 2015

Cloudwick Hires Industry Sales Veterans to Lead Its Enterprise BDaaS

Newark, California – October 13, 2015Cloudwick, the leading Big Data-as-a-Service provider to the Global 1000, has expanded its sales management team with the addition of Chris Mische as Global Director of Sales and Brendan Stone as Western Region Account Executive. Both will report to Mark Schreiber, General Manager. As Global Director of Sales, Mische is responsible for managing Cloudwick’s direct and channel sales in the U.S. and EMEA, while Stone will focus on expanding the company’s Western U.S. BDaaS and Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) business.

Mische is recognized as one of the leading big data sales executives by Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, Intel, and Amazon Web Services as having been responsible for leading enterprises like Nike, Kaiser Permanente, United Healthcare, Honda, NBC, Optum and GE to becoming modernized and data-driven. This experience positions him well to expand the Cloudwick sales team and further strengthen the company’s partnership programs. Prior to joining Cloudwick, Mische held sales management positions with Zaloni, NetApp, Zirious and McKesson.

Stone comes to Cloudwick from his position in big data enterprise sales at WANdisco, where he was a top performing account manager and consistently exceeded quota. Prior to WANdisco, he held sales positions at Marketo, Oracle and SAP, which gives him rich technology insight to offer clients seeking Cloudwick’s BDaaS and AaaS solutions.

“Chris is an accomplished sales executive who is adept at creating and initiating successful sales programs in the open source space, and he’s already hit the ground running,” said Mark Schreiber, Cloudwick GM. “Brendan also brings a similar level of experience in Big Data and has an extensive history of continually exceeding quota. These appointments are the next step in our growth acceleration, allowing us to bring our services to more customers as more and more requests come in.”

The sales expansion comes as Cloudwick’s revenue has more than doubled in 2015 as demand for its BDaaS and AaaS continues to accelerate as more enterprises find competitive advantage from Hadoop, Cassandra and Spark. According to MarketsandMarkets, Big Data-as-a-Service is poised to grow from $1.8 Billion in 2015 to $7.0 Billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 31.5% (“Big Data as a Service Market by Type of Solutions — Hadoop as a Service, Data as a Service, Data Analytics as a Service — Global Forecast to 2020,” September 2015).

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading Big Data-as-a-Service provider to the Global 1000. Its offering, Cloudwick One®, enables data-driven enterprises, like 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Target, Visa, and Walmart, to gain competitive advantage from open source, big data, cloud and advanced analytics.

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