Tech Data, Cloudera Partnership to Accelerate Malaysia’s DX Journey

Tech Data strengthens Centre of Excellence (CoE) with Cloudera in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). The partnership supports Tech Data’s strategy of driving hybrid cloud motion and emphasises the capabilities of the hybrid data platform on the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP).

Speaking on how this impacts the Malaysian market, Kam Fei Yoon, VP & Country General Manager at Tec D Malaysia, believes the partnership came at the right time with Malaysia being one of the front-runner in the SEA region pushing for cloud adoption – this enables partners and end users and customers to evaluate and accelerate Cloudera solutions deployment as part of Malaysia’s digital transformation journey building on data, and can be applied in both the public and private sectors.

“The partnership addresses the skills gaps and aims to bring a level playing ground to help our business partners with an interest in building a Data Analytics offering on Cloudera, regardless of their skill level and maturity, supported by our extensive local and global resources.” said Kam Fei Yoon

“Tec D’s CoE assists with Cloudera sales accreditation and offers bespoke consultations on a case-to-case basis among other resources – which will be of immense value to the partner ecosystem in Malaysia”

Tech Data’s CoE is a guided approach to enabling growth across next-gen technologies. It is an end-to-end approach designed to drive growth through enablement, technology innovation, market ready solutions

Bennett Wong, VP, Advanced Solutions for MDC & Analytics at Tech Data Asia Pacific & Japan, said, “The enterprise cloud landscape is fast evolving where the onus is on providing customers with the highest quality of service on managing IT infrastructures and applications. This partnership will enable us to provide cloud services to clients with efficiency, remote-ability, and safety.”

Remus Lim, Cloudera’s VP, Asia Pacific & Japan believes the collaboration will allow partners to serve customer better

“With a broader network of partners, business partners will be empowered with Cloudera’s skills, pre-built end-to-end solution assets, POCs and demos that facilitate solution discovery and formulate the right data driven use cases for our customers”

Customers can speed up their access to insights while ensuring control and security over multiple cloud environments and data centers. The wide range of offerings will cater to multiple facets of cloud infrastructure such as data centers, hyper-converged infrastructure, hybrid cloud, and DevOps. This flexibility allows them to unlock more value from their data while working towards being data-first,” ends Lim