Author Archives: Nik Rouda

Nik Rouda

About Nik Rouda

Nik Rouda is a director of product marketing at Cloudera, covering cloud solutions and core platforms. He has deep enterprise IT infrastructure experience in storage, networking, security, and big data and analytics. He’s worked worldwide in a variety of customer-facing roles at innovative companies such as , Riverbed, NetApp, Veritas, and the smart home startup AlertMe.com (acquired by British Gas.) Most recently he was an industry analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG.)

Big Data Forecast: Cloudy, with Increasing Chances of Success (Part 1)

Categories: Analytic Database Cloud

Today, public cloud is a compelling proposition for businesses and government organizations seeking to be more agile. Increasingly, self-service is seen as the most effective way to scale user access to data for analytics and operations. Cloud elasticity, combined with the right user applications, can reduce the friction of waiting for IT to fulfill requests…

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Cloudera CDH 5.13 Delivers Enhanced Unified Platform and Security Capabilities

Categories: Analytic Database Cloud Data Science Machine Learning Security

Your enterprise big data and machine learning initiatives can be delayed, fail, or risk security breach unless you choose the most mature, most tightly integrated platform. The good news is that enterprise big data and machine learning initiatives will benefit from increased agility and decreased risk with the recent release of CDH 5.13. One primary…

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Introducing Cloudera Altus on Microsoft Azure

Categories: Cloud Corporate Product

Support for multi-cloud data analytic workflows Last May, we announced the general availability of Cloudera Altus, Cloudera’s Platform-as-a-Service offering, on Amazon Web Services (AWS) which greatly simplifies data analytic workflows in the cloud. Today, we announce that Altus will be available as a beta offering in October on Microsoft Azure. With Azure support, users will…

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