GoGrid, a cloud infrastructure company, announced this week it has teamed with Cloudera, provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, as a member of its Cloudera Connect Partner Program. The program, designed to propagate the innovative use of Apache Hadoop for a range of business applications, represents comprehensive ecosystem of technology solutions vendors, value added resellers (VARs), and managed service providers (MSPs) offering Hadoop-based solutions and services.
“We’re pleased to welcome GoGrid into the Cloudera Connect network of valued service and solution providers for Apache Hadoop,” said Ed Albanese, head of business development for Cloudera. “As a premier infrastructure-as-a-service provider, GoGrid focuses on delivering outstanding usability and giving customers a choice of deployment options. This unique value set makes the company an ideal partner for any business wanting to run Hadoop-based Big Data applications on a high-performance infrastructure. We’re excited to be working with GoGrid and look forward to the benefits our mutual customers will gain from this partnership.”
GoGrid joins an ecosystem of vendors and service providers driving innovation and adoption of solutions leveraging the Apache Hadoop platform. Cloudera Connect Members receive unprecedented access to Cloudera’s expansive toolset of Hadoop training, knowledgebase and marketing resources.
“GoGrid delivers high-performance hardware that’s a strong fit for customers looking for a production-grade Big Data environment,” said Rupert Tagnipes, senior product manager at GoGrid. “We’re excited to work with Cloudera to bring their experience and excellence in developing Hadoop solutions to GoGrid’s proven hybrid cloud infrastructure.”