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Cloudera and Hortonworks merge to create leading data platform

IANS  |  New Delhi 

company and platform and solutions firm have announced an all-stock merger of equals, creating a leading next-generation data platform.

Under the terms of the transaction agreement, stockholders will own approximately 60 per cent of the equity of the combined company and stockholders will own approximately 40 per cent.

The companies have a combined fully-diluted equity value of $5.2 billion. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2019.

"By bringing together Hortonworks' investments in end-to-end with Cloudera's investments in data warehousing and machine learning, we will deliver the industry's first enterprise data cloud from the Edge to AI," said Tom Reilly, at

"This merger will allow customers, partners, employees and the open source community to benefit from the enhanced offerings, larger scale and improved cost competitiveness inherent in this combination," added Rob Bearden, of



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First Published: Fri, October 05 2018. 14:06 IST