Cloudera acquires Fast Forward Labs

 

Big Data on open source provider Cloudera acquires Fast Forward Labs. The company, delivering Hadoop developments and distributions, announced the acquisition in the course of its second-quarter earnings report.

Fast Forward Labs is a consultancy that helps enterprises to accelerate launching new Data Science and Machine Learning solutions. It does this by serving with AI research and in-depth knowledge on trends and capabilities of said solutions.

Cloudera’s executives expect to improve the deployment process of its Hadoop solutions by the new expertise entering the company. Also, new competencies help Cloudera to bind customers to its services – a crucial task considering its open source business model.

Big Data on open source provider Cloudera acquires Fast Forward Labs. The company, delivering Hadoop developments and distributions, announced the acquisition in the course of its second-quarter earnings report.

Fast Forward Labs is a consultancy that helps enterprises to accelerate launching new Data Science and Machine Learning solutions. It does this by serving with AI research and in-depth knowledge on trends and capabilities of said solutions.

Cloudera’s executives expect to improve the deployment process of its Hadoop solutions by the new expertise entering the company. Also, new competencies help Cloudera to bind customers to its services – a crucial task considering its open source business model. Cloudera had gone public in April, undergoing significant fluctuations in share price after the IPO. Nonetheless, the market seems to be attractive, as competitor MongoDB has filed confidentially to go public, too.