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Cloudwick

September 08, 2014 10:10 ET

Cloudwick Announces Record Growth as It Becomes Big Data Scale-Out Partner to the Fortune 1000

Leading Big Data Service Provider to Surpass 100 Big Data Trained & Certified Experts in 2014 and 225 by End of 2015

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Cloudwick, the leading big data production scale-out consulting and services provider to the Fortune 1000, today announced record company growth in 2014. The company has achieved record people and service growth in 2014 and will surpass 100 consultants and $10 million in big data service revenue.

"After four years of month over month revenue and consultant growth, I'm pleased to announce three Cloudwick corporate growth milestones," said Mani Chhabra, Cloudwick CEO. "First, Cloudwick has doubled in size this year and is now more than 75 big data production scale-out operations consultants who build, operate and manage the largest Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax clusters in the United States. Second, Cloudwick's big data operations services team crossed 125,000 hours of production management with more than 10,000 nodes of Hadoop and NoSQL under support for our Fortune 1000 clients. And third, Cloudwick achieved record people and service growth in 2014 and will surpass 100 consultants and $10 million in big data service revenue."

Expert Differentiation
Cloudwick's growth is necessitated by industry demand for its highly proficient experts and the trust the company has earned from its Fortune 1000 customers. By forming integral partnerships with ecosystem vendors like Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick big data professionals are exceptionally skilled at building, operating, monitoring and managing enterprise data hubs and data lakes.

"We're on track to have more than 225 big data consultants and $50 million in services revenue by end of 2015, which will make Cloudwick the largest big data services company in the country," said Mark Schreiber, GM of Cloudwick. "Cloudwick has solved one of the biggest enterprise problems facing the Fortune 1000 -- addressing the big data skills shortage by developing world class Hadoop and NoSQL experts just like IBM used to do when mainframe was a new technology. Cloudwick provides Fortune 1000 companies with administrators, developers, solution architects and data scientists who can build, operate and manage Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters."

Big Data Services Opportunity
According to Wikibon, big data-related services revenue made up 40% of the total market in calendar year 2013, the largest percentage of the total, followed by hardware at 38% and software at 22%1. Furthermore, IDC expects the Big Data technology and services market to grow at a 27 percent CAGR through 2017 to reach $32.4 billion2.

Cloudwick will be at Cassandra Summit September 10-12 at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

About Cloudwick
Cloudwick is the leading big data service provider in North America providing the Fortune 1000 with scale-out production services for Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR and DataStax big data clusters. Its trained and certified Hadoop and NoSQL administrators, developers and data scientists have more than 125,000 hours of enterprise production experience with leading enterprises including 3M, Bank of America, Comcast, Home Depot, Intuit, JP Morgan, NetApp, Nike, Target, Visa, Walmart, and more than 50 others enterprises. As a strategic partner to Cloudera, Hortonworks and DataStax, Cloudwick builds, operates, monitors and manages many of North America's leading big data systems. For more information, please visit www.cloudwick.com.

1 Wikibon, Big Data Vendor Revenue and Market Forecast 2013-2017, http://wikibon.org/wiki/v/Big_Data_Vendor_Revenue_and_Market_Forecast_2013-2017

2 IDC, Worldwide Big Data Technology and Services 2013-2017 Forecast, http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=244979

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