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.)

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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Cloudera: Cloud Covered at Strata

Categories: Cloud Events

Headed to Strata Data Conference, New York? Interested in best practices for big data initiatives in cloud environments? If you’ve said “yes” to both these questions, this is a splendid opportunity to learn how Cloudera offers easy, unified, and enterprise-grade cloud solutions. Cloudera will be well represented and we’re coming heavy with speakers and sessions…

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An Easy Decision, After All

Categories: General

After spending the best part of four years as an IT industry analyst covering the big data market, it’s my distinct pleasure to say, “hello from the other side.” Being an analyst was in many ways a dream job, with red-carpet access to the strategic leaders of every company associated with big data, machine learning,…

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