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Why Cloudera + Microsoft?

Deploy the full power of Cloudera's enterprise data hub on-demand with Cloudera Director, or through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. Quickly launch, run, and scale production Hadoop clusters that meet your demanding data workloads.

Microsoft and Cloudera are collaborating to help customers realize big data insights with the cloud. Now Azure customers can deploy Cloudera Enterprise with a few clicks, visualize their data with Microsoft Power BI and gain insights to transform their business – all within minutes.

Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President of Cloud + Enterprise, Microsoft

Corey Sanders, Director of Program Management for Microsoft Azure, explains why customers are running Cloudera Enterprise on Azure.

Joint Solution Overview

This integration will ensure that businesses can continue using existing tools and leveraging existing skillsets—but now with much greater efficiency and scope including:

  • Rapid Time-to-Insight. By running Cloudera Enterprise on Microsoft Azure, enterprises can leverage the power of Hadoop and produce rapid times-to-insight. Cloudera’s robust enterprise data hub allows customers to bypass prolonged infrastructure selection and procurement processes.

  • Scalable Data Management. Microsoft Azure integration facilitates scalable data management by allowing customers to eliminate the time spent adding new nodes to traditional data clusters, shortening rest-to-growth cycles and helping their businesses grow as quickly as possible.

  • Efficiency and Cost Savings. By deploying on Microsoft Azure, organizations can shift resources previously dedicated to maintaining a traditional data center and focus on core competencies, thus improve efficiency, gain competitive advantages, and create cost savings.

Link(s) to assets – Deploy Cloudera Enterprise via the Azure Marketplace

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