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Showcasing your success with data

This annual program recognizes the best of the best organizations: leaders of industry and creators of innovative solutions leveraging the Cloudera platform. We showcase the impact your projects have within your organization, on your business’ bottom line, and on the world.


The winning organizations' implementations demonstrate outstanding objectives in their mission, technical advancement, and overall impact.

Highlighting achievements in 7 categories

The 2020 Data Impact Awards recognize organizations’ achievements with the Cloudera platform in seven categories:

Connect the data lifecycle

Organizations that have tackled transformative business use cases by connecting multiple parts of the data lifecycle to collect, enrich, secure, report, serve, and predict

Data for Enterprise AI

Organizations that have built and deployed systems for enterprise-scale machine learning and have industrialized AI to automate, secure, and standardize data-driven decision making

Enterprise Data Cloud

Organizations that are driving business innovation and agility by modernizing their data architecture and optimizing their infrastructure to unlock the value from data anywhere - in the private cloud or across hybrid and multiple public clouds

Data Security and Governance

Organizations that have centralized management, security, and governance of their data and metadata policies, ensuring consistent data lineage, and control

Data Champions

Organizations whose IT administration provides the agility a business requires, without putting the business at risk, and embraces a pattern of technology adoption that prioritizes speed

Data for Good

Organizations that have tackled some of the most challenging issues affecting society and the planet, making what was impossible yesterday possible today and transforming the future

Industry Transformation

Organizations that move their business to the next level and disrupt their industry by identifying new technologies, applying new skills, and operationalizing processes

Data Impact Award prizes

Recognition as an industry leader

You will be recognized as a Data Impact Award winner in the official announcement via press release and promoted on social media. Additionally, we’ll offer you the opportunity to share your story via one of our many customer engagement forums to promote your innovation!

Attend a complimentary Cloudera OnDemand course

With over a dozen expertly designed courses, Cloudera OnDemand offers an industry-leading, dynamic training curriculum.

Be our guest at the Data Impact Awards virtual celebration

Join the elite group of award winners as our VIP guest, as we honor and highlight your achievements and contributions.

Join the best and brightest minds

Winners will become part of an exclusive Cloudera customer community, with special connections to the Cloudera executive team, along with other perks.

We recognize that some organizations will not allow acceptance of gifts or prizes, and thus neither will be provided where it violates applicable ethics rules. Winners will still receive recognition.


The winners for the Data Impact Awards are determined entirely by a panel of thought leaders in the data management and analytics space. Cloudera does not select or influence the selection of winners for any category.


Judge profiles will be announced soon.

“The Data Impact Awards: this is the 'academy awards' of data solutions.”

— Bob Gourley, Founder Crucial Point and Publisher,; 2018 Data Impact Awards judge

More details

  • Nominees must be on the Cloudera platform running in a production environment to qualify. Nominees need not be paying Cloudera Enterprise customers.
  • Cloudera will treat data collected from you in accordance with the Cloudera privacy policy.
  • Click here for Official Rules and more details.

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