Cloudera and Tech Data forge strategic partnership in Australia and New Zealand


Tech Data appointed as Cloudera’s first Australian distributor to deliver integrated solution suite for big data analytics and machine learning

Cloudera has announced the appointment of Tech Data as their first Australian and New Zealand distributor.

“Analytics is a key focus for Tech Data so we are thrilled to announce this partnership with Cloudera,” said Wendy O’Keeffe, Country General Manager, Australia and New Zealand at Tech Data. “Businesses are capturing more data than ever, and looking for ways to turn that data into actionable information. Through this new partnership, we can enable our partners to capitalise on the vast opportunities in the analytics and machine learning market, helping them to maximise new revenue and margin opportunities.”

Under the new agreement, Tech Data will now deliver Cloudera’s solutions for data centre, cloud, analytics, security and mobility service providers to their partner network. Cloudera’s new solution suite integrates enterprise hardware, computer, storage, hyper-converged systems and software designed to help enterprises leverage data to secure their business, better serve customers and operate more effectively.

Big data has become the driving force behind new business strategies across industries, placing an increased impetus on the management of big data lakes. By integrating Cloudera’s data warehouse with Tech Data’s in-depth skills and resources, partners will be able to deliver a targeted solution for organisations driving big data lake initiatives enabling them to successfully collect and manage data, derive valuable insights and reduce risk. Tech Data’s ready-to-use solution built on Cloudera, provides a holistic and secure open source platform that enables high performance, usability and cost-efficiency.

“We are thrilled to announce this partnership between Cloudera and Tech Data. This will enable us to broaden our reach across an expanded network of trusted partners in Australia and New Zealand, further supporting big data initiatives across organisations in both public and private sectors,” said Nick Hoskins, Country Manager for Cloudera, Australia and New Zealand. “As a highly regarded member of the distribution community, we look forward to building new joint opportunities, and help accelerate customer adoption levels of our modern platform for our machine learning and analytics.”

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About Tech Data
Tech Data connects the world with the power of technology. Our end-to-end portfolio of
products, services and solutions, highly specialized skills, and expertise in next-generation
technologies enable channel partners to bring to market the products and solutions the world needs to connect, grow and advance. Tech Data is ranked No. 83 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for nine straight years. To find out more, visit or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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At Cloudera, we believe that data can make what is impossible today, possible tomorrow. We empower people to transform complex data into clear and actionable insights. We deliver the modern platform for machine learning and analytics optimzed for the cloud. The world’s largest enterprises trust Cloudera to help solve their most challenging business problems. Learn more at

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