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Tokyo, Japan, October 16, 2018 - Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE: CLDR), the modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimized for the cloud, announced a strategic partnership with NEC Corporation, a leading global systems integrator, to accelerate the use of big data. Through this strategic partnership, customers will be able to obtain NEC’s advanced technical, consulting and support services, and access to Cloudera’s data management software, Cloudera Enterprise. 

Businesses today are turning data into a competitive advantage. They are finding that the key to success is to take control of their data and the infrastructure needed to unlock the data value and derive insights to make better, smarter and fact-based decisions. To do so, having a

well-structured and centralized data repository is critical. This alliance will provide organizations the ability to integrate and centralize data across different business units through Cloudera’s modern, scalable and secure platform, enabling them to solve many complex and important problems through the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

“With the number of IoT connected devices set to increase over the next few years, more data will be generated by organizations globally. NEC has chosen Cloudera’s modern data platform to support our customers to derive more insights and value from their biggest asset – data. Our partnership with Cloudera has also enabled us to broaden our state-of-the-art products portfolio with the inclusion of Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub, providing customers with enterprise class scalability, quality and support.” said Yuki Moriyama, Deputy General Manager of AI Platform Division, NEC Corporation.

“Our partnership with NEC marks a significant milestone for Cloudera Japan. We are thrilled to be working with a leading global system integrator and the opportunities that our partnership will bring to the Japanese market. We are confident that through NEC’s well-established enterprise customer base, our integrated solutions will further accelerate the adoption of big data supported by Cloudera’s modern platform for machine learning and advanced analytics, optimized for the cloud. “said Tomoki Nakamura, Representative Director of Cloudera Japan.

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