IBM and Cloudera - Cloud Data Solutions

Deliver enterprise data and analytic solutions from the edge to AI

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Cloud solutions for better access, better analytics

IBM and Cloudera have partnered to create an industry-leading, enterprise-grade Hadoop distribution plus a variety of cloud services and products — all designed to achieve faster analytics at scale. As a part of this partnership, IBM provides the following advantages:

  • OEM and support of Cloudera products and apps
  • Sales and support of Hortonworks products under a multiyear contract
  • Migration assistance to future Cloudera and Hortonworks unity products


Advanced AI

An enterprise data platform and supporting products and services offer end-to-end solutions.

Accelerate innovation

A commitment to open source-based cloud solutions and products optimizes interoperability.

Attain value faster

Self-service access quickly connects data scientists to data for real-time decisions.

Gain flexibility

On-premises, multicloud and hybrid options support secure data federation.

Use cases

Enterprise scale Build an enterprise data lake with the proper level of data governance and security. Access the analytic tools needed by data scientists to optimize data models, visualization and machine learning.

Data federalization Access, collect and analyze data in new formats — streaming, call log and social media — from external and internal sources, on premises and in the cloud to promote machine learning and automation initiatives.

Real-time data warehouse and dashboards Offload enterprise data warehouse (EDW) data and extract, transform, load (ETL) workloads to a data lake for cost efficiencies.

Featured solution

Cloudera Data Platform Private Cloud

The Cloudera Data Platform Private Cloud helps you achieve faster time to value with containerized data services and accelerate time to insight for data analytics. Perform integrated analytics from the edge to AI with a comprehensive on-premises platform that spans ingest, processing, analysis, experimentation and deployment. Optimized for hybrid cloud deployment, this platform unites the latest open-source analytics technologies into a multifunction analytics and data management system and is available as a single offering through IBM support, license and deployment.

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