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Dataguise Now Certified on CDH4 (Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop Version 4)

FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/28/12 -- Dataguise (, a leading innovator of data security intelligence and protection solutions, today announced that DG for Hadoop™ is now certified on CDH4 (Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop Version 4). DG for Hadoop is designed to detect and protect sensitive data in Apache Hadoop environments and is a solution that enables sound corporate governance and compliance practices. The combination of CDH4 and DG for Hadoop delivers data security intelligence for enterprises, providing the confidence in knowing that sensitive data is secure from both internal and external threats.

CDH is the world's most widely deployed distribution of Apache Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. Today, more than half of the Fortune 50 run open source Apache Hadoop based on Cloudera. With tens of thousands of nodes in production, Cloudera has established itself as the category leader that is setting the standard for Apache Hadoop in the enterprise. CDH4 is a 100-percent open source distribution that combines Apache Hadoop with other open source applications within the Hadoop stack to deliver advanced, enterprise-grade features.

"By teaming with Cloudera and becoming a certified developer for Apache Hadoop CDH4, Dataguise is in a prime position to play a central role in the growing need for solutions that protect sensitive data aggregated in Big Data deployments," said Manmeet Singh, CEO, Dataguise. "In partnership with Cloudera, Dataguise and our DG for Hadoop solution will help to enable the broader use of CDH4 for business applications that require a highly secure data environment."

"We're pleased to have Dataguise join our growing network of certified vendors and to complete the certification of DG for Hadoop on CDH4," said Tim Stevens, Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Cloudera. "Building a cluster from the ground up to run an Apache Hadoop cluster can be challenging. There are numerous choices to be made at all levels of the stack, and making those choices can be complicated. The Cloudera Certified Technology program is designed to make those choices easy and reliable and to help enterprises achieve the most from their Big Data initiatives. As an innovative provider of solutions for data security intelligence and protection, Dataguise delivers a compelling solution for CDH users that further enables the secure delivery of their valued data."

The Cloudera Certified Technology program, which Dataguise has joined, makes it simpler for Apache Hadoop technology buyers to purchase the right cluster components and software applications to extract the most value from their data. Clusters that leverage CDH4 alongside Cloudera Certified Technologies, such as DG for Hadoop, operate with reduced risk and lower total cost of ownership. Cloudera Certified Technologies have been tested and validated to use supported APIs and to comply with Cloudera development guidelines for integration with Apache Hadoop.

To become CDH4 certified, join the Cloudera Connect Partner Program or explore the Partner Solutions Spotlight to learn more about partner innovations. Visit the following for more information:

About Dataguise
Dataguise helps organizations safely leverage their enterprise data with a comprehensive risk-based data protection solution. By automatically locating sensitive data, transparently protecting it with high performance masking, encryption or quarantine, and providing enterprise security intelligence to managers, Dataguise improves data risk management and operational efficiencies while reducing regulatory compliance costs. For more information, call 510-824-1036 or visit

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About Cloudera
Cloudera, the standard for Apache Hadoop in the enterprise, empowers data-driven enterprises to Ask Bigger Questions™ and get bigger answers from all their data at the speed of thought. Cloudera Enterprise, the platform for Big Data, now with Cloudera Enterprise Real Time Queries powered by Impala, enables organizations to easily derive business value from structured and unstructured data to achieve a significant competitive advantage. Reinventing the economics and performance of Big Data management, Cloudera is the category leader in Apache Hadoop-based software, services and training. CDH (Cloudera's Distribution Including Apache Hadoop), available to download for free at, is the most comprehensive, tested, stable and widely deployed distribution of Hadoop in commercial and non-commercial environments. For the fastest path to reliably using this completely open source technology in production for Big Data analytics and answering previously un-addressable big questions, organizations can subscribe to Cloudera Enterprise, comprised of Cloudera Manager software and Cloudera Support. As the top contributor to the Apache open source community and with tens of thousands of nodes under management across customers in financial services, government, telecommunications, media, web, advertising, retail, energy, bioinformatics, pharma/healthcare, university research, oil and gas and gaming, Cloudera's depth of Big Data experience and expertise are unrivaled.

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