Headquarters: Palo Alto, Calif.
CEO: Mike Olson
New Funding: $65 million
Backers: Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel, Meritech Capital Partners, others
Cloudera is smack dab in the center of the big data trend, thanks to its commercial distribution of the Apache Hadoop platform and support and management suites. Cloudera told CRN in early December that some of its $65 million purse would go toward the buildout of its channel program, which already boasts about 450 partners.