Cloudera partners with Tech Data, announces new Smart City and IoT solutions

Tech Data becomes first ASEAN distributor for Cloudera to deliver integrated solution suite for big data analytics and machine learning

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Cloudera Inc announced it had signed Tech Data as its first ASEAN distributor, forming a strategic partnership to accelerate IoT and Smart City projects in the region.


The collaboration will see Tech Data offering turnkey Smart City and IoT solutions to serve the needs of service providers in the cloud, data center, security, analytics and mobility spaces.


Tech Data will offer a ready-to-use solution built on Cloudera’s holistic and secure open source platform. An integrated solution suite will encompass storage, computing, enterprise hardware, as well as hyper converged systems and software.


The firm’s Big Data Analytics & IoT business unit is targeted towards helping partners leverage on technology in bolstering Smart City investments and initiatives.


Bennett Wong, Tech Data’s ASEAN vice president and general manager, said that customers could look forward to a more streamlined, well-supported implementation process to assist their end-users in Smart City initiatives.


Cloudera’s vice president of Asia Pacific and Japan, Mark Micallef, said that the partnership would help extend the company’s reach in assisting Tech Data deliver an integrated solution to a wider network of partners in ASEAN.


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