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Roadshow Program Expands Globally on Its Mission to Deliver Guidance and Best Practices for Data Platform Modernization

MEDIA ALERT: PALO ALTO, Calif. – February 2, 2016 –

What: Today Cloudera, the global provider of the fastest, easiest, and most secure data management and analytics platform built on Apache Hadoop and the latest open source technologies, announced the dates and locations for the 2016 Cloudera Sessions roadshow. In its fourth year, the Cloudera Sessions will visit more than 25 cities around the world with the purpose of helping organizations determine a logical path toward data platform modernization, leveraging open source Apache Hadoop based software. The events, with tracks for business and IT decision makers along with analytics experts and developers, will educate users looking to adopt big data technologies for the first time and will help existing users determine their next best application of the platform.


Who: Keynotes include a host of Cloudera’s executives and support teams, including:

●      Mike Olson, co-founder and chief strategy officer

●      Amr Awadallah, co-founder and chief technology officer

●      Alan Saldich, global vice president, Marketing

●      Clarke Patterson, senior director, Product Marketing


Each event will also feature Cloudera partners and end users who will share information on production use cases, best practices, and lessons learned in the field.


When and Where:  The 2016 Cloudera Sessions will take place in more than 25 cities around the world, commencing in Boston, Massachusetts on March 9. The full list of dates and locations (subject to change) is as follows:


Boston, MA, USA

March 9, 2016

Chicago, IL, USA

March 22, 2016

Raleigh, NC, USA

April 5, 2016

Denver, CO, USA

April 12, 2016

Detroit, MI, USA

April 14, 2016

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

April 19, 2016

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

May 11, 2016

Johannesburg, South Africa

May 12, 2016

Copenhagen, Denmark

June 7, 2016

Cincinnati, OH, USA

June 8, 2016

Frankfurt, Germany

June 9, 2016

Minneapolis, MN, USA

June 22, 2016

New York, NY, USA

June 28, 2016

Houston, TX, USA

July 12, 2016

Scottsdale, AZ, USA

July 14, 2016

Philadelphia, PA, USA

July 19, 2016

Atlanta, GA, USA

August 23, 2016

Baltimore, MD, USA

August 25, 2016

Seattle, WA, USA

September 13, 2016

Paris, France

October 11, 2016

Amsterdam, Netherlands

October 12, 2016

Milan, Italy

October 18, 2016

Madrid, Spain

October 20, 2016

Munich, Germany

November 15, 2016

Stockholm, Sweden

November 17, 2016

London, England

December 8, 2016


“The tremendous growth of The Cloudera Sessions roadshow over the past four years -- expanding from a handful of U.S. events in 2012 to the global program it is today -- signifies just how pervasive the adoption of big data technologies has become,” said Alan Saldich, vice president, Marketing, Cloudera. “Boot-strapped start-ups and Fortune 10 enterprises alike are benefiting from modern data platforms based on Hadoop to derive the most value from all their data in a cost-efficient way. We’re honored to be trusted as advisors who can help guide users and organizations on their paths to success, whether they’re just getting started or are looking for the next best solution that can be powered by these open source technologies.”




About Cloudera

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