Avalon’s Hadoop Industry Expertise Cited in CRN Article

Avalon is cited in an article covering Cloudera’s recent strategic hire of Google executive Daniel Sturman.

CRN, the market leader in IT channel news,  sought Avalon’s observations in terms of the positive impact this executive move might have on Cloudera’s market position.

An excerpt from the article:

Daniel Sturman, who oversaw the infrastructure underlying Google’s entire cloud platform as vice president of engineering at the Mountain View, Calif.-based Internet giant, will be instrumental in helping Cloudera make Hadoop easier to deploy and use for gleaning insights from massive quantities of data, said Casey Green, executive vice president of business development at Avalon Consulting LLC, a Cloudera partner based in Dallas.


Avalon, a big-data specialist that sets up Cloudera and Apache Hadoop clusters for customers, works with several analytics vendors. In recent years, the solution provider has seen the progressive impact Cloudera has had in simplifying Hadoop through software it offers on top of the analytics framework.

Visit the CRN site to read the full article.

Enterprises are increasingly engaging Avalon to assist them in establishing the best platform strategy is for their big data initiatives (see Avalon’s recent presentation “Big Data is Complex and Chaotic“).

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About Casey Green

Casey Green is EVP of Business Development and an Owner of Avalon Consulting, LLC. He has over 25 years of software industry experience and is responsible for overall management of Avalon's partner selection and relationships, marketing, sales and business development.
Find his full profile here: http://www.avalonconsult.com/our-leaders#casey-green

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