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


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