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Cloudera-Hortonworks Merger Transforms the Hadoop Landscape

Published: 20 February 2019

ID: G00379223

Analyst(s): Merv Adrian


Data and analytics leaders wishing to address emerging data management challenges need to understand the impact of the Cloudera-Hortonworks merger on their planning and commitments to constituents. Gartner examines near-term and midterm impacts of the merger and recommends appropriate strategies.

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  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Specific Packaging and Pricing of Capabilities Is Not Yet Defined
  • Product Overlap/Competition Requires Rationalization
  • Integrating Operations Will Create Questions for Customers and Partners

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