Ed. Note: This post was authored by Sanjeet Singh, Enterprise Cloud Solutions, Dell
At Dell, we recognize the importance of data as the new currency and as a competitive differentiator for customers. Data is being created and consumed at exponential rates, and organizations are scrambling to keep up. This is not unique to a single industry; it is affecting all vertical markets.
Dell QuickStart for Cloudera Hadoop simplifies the procurement and deployment as it includes the hardware, software (including the Cloudera Basic Edition) and services needed to deliver a Hadoop cluster to start you on a proof of concept to begin managing and analyzing your data.
For this launch, Dell is building on its deep expertise and relationship working with Cloudera and Intel. The solution represents a unique collaboration within the big data ecosystem to collectively deliver an easy and affordable way for customers to get started now with a big data journey.
The key components of Dell QuickStart for Cloudera Hadoop include:
- The PowerEdge R730/R730XD – an exceptionally flexible and scalable two-socket 2U rack server delivering high performance processing and workload-optimized local storage
- Bundled Cloudera Basic Edition – this is the best way to get started with Hadoop. The Basic Edition offers an enterprise-ready distribution of Apache Hadoop together with Cloudera Manager and other advanced management tools and technical support.
- Dell support and consulting services – end-to-end services offering covers hardware setup, OS and software deployment. Depending on requirements, we will offer the option to install and even integrate into the environment.
- Value-added consulting services – for custom configurations or for targeting select verticals or domains
With Big Data becoming an increasing priority for organizations around the globe, we are excited to offer this unique solution to our customers. If you are interested in this, or other ways we can serve you, please reach out to us via email at Hadoop@dell.com, or visit dell.com/Hadoop.