Business Cloud News

What is the promise of big data? Computers will be better than humans


Big data as a concept has in fact been around longer than computer technology, which would surprise a number of people.

Deloitte and Cloudera create compliance service in the cloud


Professional service company Deloitte and cloud operator Cloudera have launched a jointly created cloud service that helps financial services people meet their compliance obligations more easily.

Cloudera announces tighter security measures for Hadoop

Cloud security

Cloudera has announced a new open source project that aims to use real-time analytical applications in Hadoop and an open source security layer for unified access control enforcement.

Google Ventures lands in Europe with $100m initial funding

Google Ventures has landed in Europe

Google has announced that it has set up an arm of Google Ventures in Europe and allocated an initial fund of $100m for local startups. The announcement will no doubt come as welcome news to cloud startups located in European cities that when combined have begun to rival Silicon Valley.

Cloudera picks up security specialist Gazzang

Digital Security

Hadoop developer Cloudera on Monday announced the strengthening of its security offerings with the acquisition of Gazzang, a big data security specialist. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but Cloudera said the addition will immediately deliver enterprise-grade data encryption and key management, addressing the challenges associated with securing and processing sensitive and legally protected data within the Hadoop ecosystem.

Cloudera, MongoDB partner to mash up NoSQL, Hadoop

Cloudera and MongoDB have developed a connector to link Hadoop data and Mongo's NoSQL database

Hadoop specialist Cloudera announced a strategic partnership with MongoDB this week that will allow Cloudera customers to store Hadoop data in their NoSQL MongoDB databases. The move is a huge win for MongoDB, which is quickly emerging as one of the most popular databases in use today.

Ayasdi certified for Cloudera Hadoop

Ayasdi is working with Cloudera

Data analysis specialist Ayasdi said Monday it has been tested and validated to work with Cloudera Enterprise 5, Cloudera’s platform for big data built on Apache Hadoop.

Cloudera scores $160m from Google, other tech investors as big data makes headway in enterprises

Cloudera secured $160m from leading tech investors in the latest round of funding. Will it go public, or get acquired before it has a chance?

Big data platform specialist Cloudera announced Wednesday that the company has secured $160m in funding from T. Rowe Price, Google Ventures, and MSD Capital (Michael Dell’s private investment firm) among others. The company said the funding bolsters its leadership in the sector and will help accelerate the Hadoop specialist’s growth as enterprise adoption of distributed file systems hits the mainstream.

Cloudera and Koverse join forces on Apache Accumulo

Clouder and Koverse are partnering to develop commercial offerings based on Apache Accumulo, an open source key-store project originally developed by the NSA

Integrator Cloudera has teamed up with big data specialist Koverse in a bid to co-develop innovations based on Apache Accumulo, an open source key-value store project built on top of Hadoop.

Cloudera beefs up partnerships to bolster big data in the cloud

Cloudera said the newly announced partnerships will bolster enterprise penetration

Big data platform provider Cloudera today announced a slew of new partnerships with a number of cloud infrastructure service providers including Savvis, Verizon, Softlayer and T-Systems. The company said the move will help bolster enterprise penetration of its big data services, despite the notable absence of the big three – Amazon, Google and Microsoft.