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PALO ALTO, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2013) - From Strata + Hadoop World: Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, today unveiled the public beta offering of Cloudera Enterprise 5, the company's Platform for Big Data. Included are updates to CDH (Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop) at the core -- plus enhancements to Cloudera Manager for Hadoop system administration and Cloudera Navigator for Hadoop audit and access control, data discovery and lineage analysis -- together deliver the industry's first Enterprise Data Hub.

"In order to realize the vision of the Enterprise Data Hub, customers require a broad ecosystem of supporting technologies, tools, and applications," said Tim Stevens, vice president, Business and Corporate Development, Cloudera. "Cloudera is fortunate to have many of the industry-leading technology companies as well as new and innovative application and tool providers to enable our customers to realize the true power of the EDH."

Cloudera partners share their support for Cloudera Enterprise 5 and the Enterprise Data Hub.

Supporting Partner Quotes
BioDatomics - "In BioDatomics' field of bioscience analytics, we have found Cloudera's Hadoop-based Platform for Big Data to be ideal for handling the data management and execution challenges we face. Together, Cloudera and BioDatomics are bringing the power of Hadoop to research that will result in new drug therapies and personalized medicine." 
-- Alan Taffel, Chief Marketing Officer

Capgemini - "Capgemini has been working with Cloudera for more than two years. The new capabilities of Cloudera C5 like HDFS caching, YARN or Hadoop snapshots added to an integrated search engine, the fast and scalable 'Impala' database and administration capabilities are fully aligned with our vision of industrializing Hadoop and making it real for our customers."
-- Manuel Sevilla, Group CTO for Capgemini Global BIM.

Cisco - "Hadoop is increasingly becoming an important part of our portfolio to help our customers accelerate innovation. We are excited to work with Cloudera to offer an industry leading solution for enterprise-class Hadoop environments that combines innovations of Cisco UCS Common Platform Architecture for Big Data with Cloudera 5 to enable customers to confidently reap the benefits of Big Data."
-- Satinder Sethi, VP of Datacenter Solution

Datameer - "Cloudera is advancing the entire Hadoop ecosystem with the release of CDH5. With the power of HDFS caching and YARN under the hood, plus the self-service data integration, analytics, and visualization tools in Datameer, our customers will be able to get to their insights faster than ever before." 
-- Joe Nicholson, VP of Marketing

Dell - "Cloudera's Platform for Big Data, Enterprise 5, represents an important piece in the evolution of Hadoop. Coupled with Dell's infrastructure, reference configurations, joint services and support; our customers can expect a unified approach to their data management platform. Together, through the Dell | Cloudera Solution, we can provide the framework to help enable self-service BI, exploratory analytics, and the streamlined integration of third party applications for better management of unstructured data. "
-- Joseph George, Senior Director, Dell Cloud and Big Data Solutions

Digital Reasoning - "Digital Reasoning is excited about the enhanced ability for Cloudera Enterprise 5 to handle larger and more diverse data types as well as the advances in real-time query performance through HDFS caching. Digital Reasoning leverages the Cloudera platform to enable organizations to gain unprecedented insights from human generated data in real-time."
-- Bill DiPietro, VP Product Management

HP - "The growing demands to reap valuable insight with less complexity from Big Data have inhibited some organizations from incorporating Hadoop into their business intelligence ecosystems. New enterprise-class features of Cloudera Enterprise 5 make it an ideal platform for a pretested Big Data solution on HP Converged Systems, with the degrees of manageability, performance, and simplicity customers need to succeed."
-- Steve Tramack, Director of Big Data Converged Systems Engineering

Informatica - "As the number one independent provider of data integration software, Informatica is pleased to be a strategic partner with Cloudera. We look forward to jointly delivering on the promise of the Enterprise Data Hub through our joint Data Warehouse Optimization architecture solution." 
-- Todd Goldman, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Data Integration

Infosys - "When it comes to implementing Big Data, what enterprises are truly looking for is the ability to quickly discover, analyze and act on information to drive business impact. Infosys BigDataEdge will use Cloudera Enterprise 5, the latest innovation from Cloudera, to help our clients turn data into decisions faster."
-- Vishnu Bhat, Senior Vice President, Global Head - Cloud and Big Data

MicroStrategy Inc. - "The productivity and performance gains from one-place access to all business data can be incredible. We're glad that the advancements in Cloudera Enterprise 5 integrate so well with the core capabilities of the latest MicroStrategy Analytics Platform, to deliver a comprehensive analytics environment to query all business data, with the highest level of big data performance, offering elite self-service analytics and the next generation of information-driven apps to all business people." 
-- Kevin Spurway, Senior VP of Marketing

Netapp - "Organizations are looking to gain a competitive edge through their Big Data initiatives. NetApp and Cloudera provide the performance and reliability for enterprises that need results from their business intelligence applications where time-to-result is critical. With Cloudera Enterprise 5, NetApp's Hadoop solutions will improve customer support, enable a centralized data management platform, and deliver the resources that enterprises need to leverage Big Data."
-- Richard Treadway, Director, Big Data Marketing

NGDATA - "We are pleased that Cloudera has continued to push the envelope in delivering CDH5 to drive the state of readiness of the Hadoop platform. We see this as a great enhancement of the foundation for our goal (or maybe better -- our ongoing success) of delivering the most effective customer experience applications."
-- Luc Burgleman, CEO and co-founder

Pentaho - "Cloudera has pushed the innovation boundaries once again delivering Cloudera Enterprise 5. The new analytics functions and HDFS caching capabilities will give a boost to Pentaho Business Analytics allowing users to access and analyze their data from Hadoop at near speed of thought."
-- Eddie White, EVP Business Development

Platfora - "As the Big Data industry matures, users are looking to Big Data Analytics to unlock the value of all their Hadoop data in order to make better fact-based decisions. Our continued partnership with Cloudera offers business users, not just IT, the power to iteratively interact with their data. The new and expanded capabilities in Cloudera 5.0, such as HDFS Data Caching, accelerate our customers' access to the raw data in Hadoop to discover behavioral patterns and correlations across all different types of data."
-- Peter Schlampp, Vice President, Products

QlikTech - "QlikView puts a fourth 'V' into Big Data -- value -- by allowing Cloudera customers to go the 'last mile' with their Big Data investments. With Cloudera Enterprise 5, Cloudera brings significant performance advances to accessing data in Hadoop, which combined with QlikView's associative experience, will enable our customers to continue discovering business value from their data -- regardless of the variety or volume."
-- Peter McQuade, vice president of Global Alliances

Revolution Analytics - "Cloudera continues to innovate and deliver the enterprise-class capabilities that modern companies expect from a big data platform. This enables companies to make even more effective use of one of their most valuable resources -- their data -- and fulfill the promise of data-driven decision making with predictive models deployed with Revolution R Enterprise."
-- David Smith, VP Marketing and Community

SAS - "Organizations today must be information-driven to keep pace with their markets, and to surpass and stay ahead of them they must be information-savvy. This requires access to all aspects of relevant data in a format that makes it available to every user and application. Cloudera Enterprise 5 ensures that customers can build a single unified system for data storage, processing, and analytics,"
-- Paul Kent, VP of Big Data

SGI - "Cloudera's vision for the Enterprise Data Hub allows customers to build a data warehouse, run enterprise search, and perform complex real-time analytics, all on the same physical system. This single, unified data management platform aligns with SGI's new product of Infinite Data Cluster to provide customers with a differentiated big data solution offering broad flexibility to include delivering optimized Hadoop performance with over twice the compute and storage density of any competitive offering for Big Data analytics."
-- Bill Mannel, General Manager of Compute

SiSense - "Business users are looking for truly agile BI. With HDFS data caching and custom analytic functions for Impala, Cloudera Enterprise 5 allows for flexibility when deploying Hadoop."
-- Boaz Farkash, Product Manager

Splunk - "We're excited about the innovation in Cloudera Enterprise 5. The combination of Splunk and Cloudera empowers users to take advantage of big data by making Hadoop usable across organizations for data exploration and analysis. With the integration of Cloudera Enterprise 5, and Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop, our joint big data customers can quickly generate new insights from data in Hadoop without having to move data around."
-- Bill Gaylord, senior vice president of business development

Syncsort - "As an increasing number of customers look to Hadoop to help process more data in less time, and for less money, the requirement for enterprise-class management capabilities becomes essential. Cloudera Enterprise 5 delivers on these critical needs. Our products, DMX-h ETL Edition and DMX-h Sort Edition, integrate seamlessly with Cloudera Enterprise 5, and provide the fastest path to efficiently offload data and processing from data stores across the enterprise, including the ability to integrate Mainframe data into Hadoop for big data analytics."
-- Josh Rogers, President

Talend - "Cloudera provides the foundation for information-driven organizations to leverage innovative uses of all their data. As a long term partner of Cloudera, Talend is proud to support the latest innovations in Cloudera Enterprise 5 and especially to deliver an integration solution that fully leverages the Hadoop framework by running natively inside Hadoop YARN."
-- Bertrand Diard, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer

TIBCO - "TIBCO Spotfire and Cloudera Enterprise Data Hub provide a unique combination of parallel big analytics with interactive big data visualization. Data scientists can run targeted analytics with root-cause search in a unified platform to deliver competitive advantage across a range of high value business problems."
-- Michael O'Connell, Chief Data Scientist

Zoomdata - "Cloudera Enterprise 5.0 further boosts the performance of Zoomdata's real-time and historical interactive data visualizations running directly from Hadoop data. By leveraging the new advanced analytical functions of Cloudera Impala, its schema-on-read flexibility, along with HDFS caching, Impala easily exceeds the performance of proprietary fixed-schema columnar databases."
-- Justin Langseth, founder & CEO

0xdata - "Hadoop is the Linux of big data and H2O brings prediction algorithms and machine learning to Hadoop. CDH 5 unifies management and distributing ecosystem applications to end customers and seamlessly takes 0xdata's innovation to Big Data customers and the community."
-- Sri SriSatish Ambati, CEO & Co-Founder


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Cloudera is revolutionizing enterprise data management by offering the first unified Platform for big data, an enterprise data hub built on Apache Hadoop. Cloudera offers enterprises one place to store, access, process, secure, and analyze all their data, empowering them to extend the value of existing investments while enabling fundamental new ways to derive value from their data. Cloudera's open source big data platform is the most widely adopted in the world, and Cloudera is the most prolific contributor to the open source Hadoop ecosystem. As the leading educator of Hadoop professionals, Cloudera has trained over 40,000 individuals worldwide. Over 1,700 partners and a seasoned professional services team help deliver greater time to value. Leading organizations in every industry plus top public sector organizations globally run Cloudera in production.

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