For around 5.3 billion us dollars, cloudera, the last remaining provider of a commercial hadoop distribution, is to be sold to the two private equity firms kkr (kohlberg kravis roberts) and clayton, dubilier rice. Thus, the company will only take a good two years after his ipo from the borse back to the art as a private company supported by the two investors to promote product-oriented growth again and to extinguish addressable market potentials as it is for sale in official envision.
Cloudera-ceo rob bearden is evidenced in the opinion that the expected sale of his company is expected to benefit not only to the shareholders, which, with $ 16, per share, a whereaith of almost 25 percent of the recent boron course of the cloudera to receive papers, but also help the big-data specialist in the implementation of his long-term corporate strategy. Cloudera wants to position itself as a leading analytics provider, which in hybrid cloud environments cover the complete data lifecycle – according to the motto "edge to ai".
Under this slogan clououda already had the in october 2018 as "equal" concentration confirmed fusion with the hadoop pioneer hortonworks. With bonded power, a ugregular open source platform should be created, on the corporate customers iot streaming applications, data engineering, cloud-native data warehousing and ki-and ml applications can use both hybrids and multi-cloud deployments. Further support cloudera hoped for a strategic partnership with ibm, which aimed for expansion of customer circles.