Our Use Cases

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.

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Use cases include:

  • Cloud

  • BI Modernization

  • Analytics

  • Search Performance Enhancement

Retail E-Commerce

Hadoop and Spark on AWS

Challenge: An American multinational Fortune 100 seller of apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories needed to migrating its on-premises databases to Hadoop in the cloud, and also needed Spark for predictive analytics.

Solution:Cloudwick planned and engineered a large Cloudera EDW migration from the client’s data center to AWS to leverage the cloud for cost savings, agility and flexibility. This resulted in higher performance for the company’s e-commerce site and modern BI analytics using Hadoop and Spark.

Benefits: The company can new real-time predictive analytics for delivering improved inventory management, customer experience, marketing effectiveness and more.

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Advertising Analytics

Turn – Digital Hub

Challenge: With the largest ad-tech Hadoop cluster in the world, Turn needed expert help upgrading its Hadoop distribution from one major release to another to ensure the transition went smoothly. The organization also needed additional assistance managing and operating the cluster at scale.

Solution: Cloudwick provided professional and managed services, sending in Hadoop expert resources, conducting the upgrade and providing quality assurance to ensure the cluster was performance tuned and running smoothly.

Benefits: By working with Cloudwick, Turn had dedicated big data experts to support the Hadoop distribution upgrade for one of the biggest clusters in the world. Cloudwick leveraged its enterprise production experience at scale to meet Turn’s high availability business requirements.

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Online Auction

Catalog Modernization

Challenge: A Fortune 1000 online automobile auction company needed help building a next-generation, Cassandra-based online catalog, but it lacked internal expertise in this open source technology.

Solution: Cloudwick, a DataStax Gold Partner, provided the experience and expertise to get the company from POC to production quickly and effectively. With DataStax DSE successfully implemented, the company now has much faster database query and update performance.

Benefits: With its online catalog performance improvements, the company enjoys enhanced efficiency, increased business and more satisfied auto dealer customers.

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Internet of Things (IOT)

Connected Sports and Health

Challenge: A Fortune 100 multinational corporation that designs and markets footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories needed to transform its health and sports Internet service business into a big data platform. It also needed to move to the cloud.

Solution: DataStax Cassandra was the right database choice and AWS the right cloud solution. DataStax brought in Cloudwick to help build, operate and manage its global Internet of Things (IoT) sports and health network platform.

Benefits: Cloudwick completed the big data project in just 6 months and trained the internal team to seamlessly take over management and monitoring. Cloudwick optimized the performance SLA to exceed business requirements.

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Global e-Health – Orion Health

Pilot to Production on AWS

Challenge: Orion Health, a global e-Health software company, needed Cassandra expertise to accelerate its pilot-to-production project, California’s largest health information exchange (HIE) on Amazon Web Services (AWS) powered by DataStax DSE.

Solution
: The company brought in Cloudwick for its exceptional experience and deep expertise with DataStax DSE as well as AWS.

Benefit:
Cloudwick brought Orion Health’s HIE project back on schedule and on budget, bringing it from POC to production, stabilizing performance, and implementing best practices.

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Online Catalog Modernization

Pilot to Production in 120 Days

Challenge: A leading provider and publisher of business insight, analytics and expertise required pilot-to-production, cloud migration, and search improvement services for its parts catalog offering.

Solution: DataStax, an Azure Big Data ISV Partner, turned to Cloudwick. The first project was the catalyst for moving more than 300 online enterprise catalogs to Azure.

Benefit: Cloudwick got the company to production in 3 months and helped improve catalog search accuracy and performance results from 15 seconds to under 100 ms (7500% improvement), making it the preferred database for the multi-billion dollar global analytics-as-a-service business. Cloudwick also helped move the catalog to Azure.

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Wireless Carrier

Mobile Advertising – First-Mover Advantage

Challenge:A leading broadband and telecommunications company, one of the largest wireless carriers in the U.S., needed to establish a digital marketing Hadoop cluster to collect subscriber click-through and location data to improve targeted advertising for its partners and its own internal marketing team.

Solution
: In order to move to production quickly, the company turned to Cloudwick, the leading Big Data-as-a-Service provider to the Global 1000, to help with this highly differentiated offering.

Benefit:
  Cloudwick accelerated Pilot-to-Production development for the carrier. The carrier and its advertisers now have improved audience reach on mobile devices through demographic, interest and geographic targeting, a first-mover advantage in the market. Finally, brands can deliver more impactful advertising and increase ROI on mobile.

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