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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.

Cloudwick Honored with Prestigious DataStax Partner Enablement Award

Cloudwick’s Experience with Fortune 1000 Customers Indicates that 2014 is

Breakout Year for Cassandra Scale-out

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Cassandra Summit, September 11, 2014 – Cloudwick, the leading big data production scale-out consulting and services provider to the Fortune 1000, today announced that it is the proud recipient of the first DataStax Partner Enablement Award. The award was presented at the company’s Cassandra Summit Partner Reception event on Tuesday evening at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco.

 

The award represents DataStax’s recognition of partners like Cloudwick for their excellence and commitment to building DataStax Enterprise solutions delivery services for the Fortune 1000.

 

“Cloudwick has quickly proven to be a key member of the DataStax Partner Network, enabling seamless production Cassandra deployments for our customers,” said John Schweitzer, EVP of worldwide field operations, DataStax. “Cloudwick provides DataStax clients with an exceptional experience building, operating, and managing big data systems.”

 

“We are honored to be recognized by DataStax with this award, which demonstrates our commitment to enabling Fortune 1000 companies to achieve Cassandra production scale-out,” said Mani Chhabra, CEO of Cloudwick. “This is a breakout year for Cassandra, on par with what Hadoop was last year for the Fortune 1000. It’s obvious the enterprise is embracing DataStax to replace SQL and Oracle databases, which simply cannot provide global Internet availability or scalability.”

 

The award comes on the heels of Cloudwick’s recent announcement (September 8, 2014) of record people and service growth in 2014. In addition, Cloudwick’s big data operations services team surpassed 125,000 hours of production management with more than 10,000 nodes of Hadoop and Cassandra under support for its Fortune 1000 clients.

 

Learn more about Cloudwick at Cassandra Summit at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco.

 

About Cassandra Summit

The fifth annual Cassandra Summit is September 10-11, 2014 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco. With more than 3,000 expected attendees at the sold-out Summit and at meet-ups around the world, including Tel Aviv, Cape Town and London, the event will be the largest gathering of Cassandra users ever. Leading enterprises including Sony, ING, Target, Google, Credit-Suise, Microsoft and Instagram will highlight how they have transformed their business, exceeded customer demands, and accelerated their growth using Cassandra, the world’s fastest and most scalable distributed database management system.

 

 

About DataStax

DataStax delivers Apache Cassandra™, the leading distributed database technology, to the enterprise. Apache Cassandra™ is built to be agile, always-on, and predictably scalable to any size.
With more than 400 customers in over 50 countries, DataStax is the database technology and transactional backbone of choice for the world’s most innovative companies such as Netflix, Adobe, Intuit, and eBay. Based in Santa Clara, Calif., DataStax is backed by industry-leading investors including Comcast Ventures, Crosslink Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Meritech Capital, Premji Invest and Scale Venture Partners. For more information, visit DataStax.com or follow us @DataStax.

 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading big data service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with scale-out production services for DataStax, Cloudera, Hortonworks and MapR big data clusters. Our trained and certified Hadoop and NoSQL administrators, developers and data scientists have more than 125,000 hours of enterprise production experience with more than 30 of the leading Fortune 1000. As a strategic services partner to DataStax, Cloudera and Hortonworks we build, operate, monitor and manage many of North America’s leading big data systems. For more information, please visit www.cloudwick.com.

Cloudwick Announces Record Growth as it Becomes Big Data Scale-out Partner to the Fortune 1000

Leading Big Data Service Provider to Surpass 100 Big Data Trained & Certified Experts in 2014 and 225 by end of 2015

 

FREMONT, Calif., September 8, 2014 – Cloudwick, the leading big data production scale-out consulting and services provider to the Fortune 1000, today announced record company growth in 2014. The company has achieved record people and service growth in 2014 and will surpass 100 consultants and $10 million in big data service revenue.

 

“After four years of month over month revenue and consultant growth, I’m pleased to announce three Cloudwick corporate growth milestones,” said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. “First, Cloudwick has doubled in size this year and is now more than 75 big data production scale-out operations consultants who build, operate and manage the largest Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax clusters in the United States. Second, Cloudwick’s big data operations services team crossed 125,000 hours of production management with more than 10,000 nodes of Hadoop and NoSQL under support for our Fortune 1000 clients. And third, Cloudwick achieved record people and service growth in 2014 and will surpass 100 consultants and $10 million in big data service revenue.”

 

Expert Differentiation

Cloudwick’s growth is necessitated by industry demand for its highly proficient experts and the trust the company has earned from its Fortune 1000 customers. By forming integral partnerships with ecosystem vendors like Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick big data professionals are exceptionally skilled at building, operating, monitoring and managing enterprise data hubs and data lakes.

 

“We’re on track to have more than 225 big data consultants and $50 million in services revenue by end of 2015, which will make Cloudwick the largest big data services company in the country,” said Mark Schreiber, GM of Cloudwick. “Cloudwick has solved one of the biggest enterprise problems facing the Fortune 1000 — addressing the big data skills shortage by developing world class Hadoop and NoSQL experts just like IBM used to do when mainframe was a new technology. Cloudwick provides Fortune 1000 companies with administrators, developers, solution architects and data scientists who can build, operate and manage Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters.”

 

Big Data Services Opportunity

According to Wikibon, big data-related services revenue made up 40% of the total market in calendar year 2013, the largest percentage of the total, followed by hardware at 38% and software at 22%[i]. Furthermore, IDC expects the Big Data technology and services market to grow at a 27 percent CAGR through 2017 to reach $32.4 billion[ii].

 

Cloudwick will be at Cassandra Summit September 10-12 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

 

About Cloudwick

Cloudwick is the leading big data service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with scale-out 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, Nike, 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.

[i] Wikibon, Big Data Vendor Revenue and Market Forecast 2013-2017, http://wikibon.org/wiki/v/Big_Data_Vendor_Revenue_and_Market_Forecast_2013-2017

[ii] IDC, Worldwide Big Data Technology and Services 2013–2017 Forecast, http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=244979