Cloudera and Cisco

Today’s enterprise must store and analyze massive amounts of unstructured data to uncover crucial insights that can lead to competitive advantage. Cisco and Cloudera offer high-performance infrastructure for big data analytics that is cost effective, flexible, and scalable.


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Cloudera and Cisco partner to deliver complete Apache Hadoop solution

Together, Cisco and Cloudera are well positioned to help organizations exploit the valuable business insights in all their data, regardless of whether it’s structured, semi structured or unstructured. Cloudera is the leading provider of enterprise-grade Hadoop infrastructure software and services, and the leading contributor to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem overall. Cisco has been the leader in networking for decades, providing proven solutions that meet critical business requirements. Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers based on Intel® Xeon® processors complete these offerings, delivering an integrated Hadoop infrastructure.

The Cloudera Hadoop Reference Configuration is based on Cisco’s Big Data Common Platform Architecture (CPA), a highly scalable architecture designed to meet a variety of scale-out application demands with seamless data integration and management integration capabilities. The CPA provides the following benefits:

  • Best-of-breed, integrated big data infrastructure combining enterprise- grade Hadoop software & services with networking solutions
  • Streamlined big data platform deployment: tested by Cisco, certified by Cloudera
  • Configurable for high performance or high capacity
  • Simplified management with Cisco UCS Manager & Cloudera Manager

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