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Databricks Introduces Global Partner Program

September 27, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 27, 2018--Databricks, the leader in unified analytics and founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, today launched the Accelerate Impact Partner Program. Through the program, Consulting and Systems Integrator partners can leverage Databricks’ Unified Analytics expertise, comprehensive training programs, and global team to empower customers.

Over the last 12 months, Databricks has supported client engagements with more than 70 Consulting and Systems Integrator partners across various markets, including:

Global: Capgemini, Cognizant, Mindtree US National: Clarity, Neudesic, Slalom Federal: NewWave, Salient CGRT, Sevatec, TISTA EMEA: Agile IT, b.telligent, Big Data Republic, BitBang, Datalytyx, Data Sentics, Dimago, Dymatrix, Elastacloud, Initions, GoDataDriven, G-stat, Marionete, Mojo, GRTH, Oredata, OpenValue, Reply, Teambase, Whishworks

“Increasingly we’re seeing our Consulting and Systems Integrator partners use Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform to help customers get value from their data and AI initiatives,” said Michael Hoff, Senior Vice President of Business Development and Partners at Databricks. “The Accelerate Impact program will provide partners with a high level of training and access to our global team of experts to help customers be more successful.”

Comprehensive Training Programs Through the program, partners are offered access to the Unified Analytics Platform to build differentiated, repeatable industry use cases. Databricks offers technical skill development for data engineers and data scientists with deep-dives into advanced features and best practices, tuning, and troubleshooting techniques. Training and enablement is offered in various formats: classroom, virtual, and as self-paced sessions. Additional support includes access to assets and events through Databricks’ online partner community and collaboration with cloud and software partners.

“Capgemini has seen rapid adoption of Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform with our clients,” says Goutham Belliappa, Vice President Cognitive, AI & Big Data Practice, Capgemini North America. “This is being driven by client demand for solutions powered by big data on AI on the cloud. Capgemini and Databricks established our partnership earlier this year to help clients modernize their digital estate for AI. We are particularly excited about the investments Databricks has made to train partners at scale and bring together cloud platforms and software partners to help customers on their journey. Together Capgemini and Databricks are best positioned to drive AI and digital efforts at the world’s largest organizations.”

“Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform is at the center of our clients’ modernization journey for big data and AI,” says Gabriel Mohanna, Director, Data Science at Clarity Insights. “Faster optimized workloads create immediate ROI and accelerate our data-driven clients’ migration from legacy systems. Clarity’s strategic partnership with Databricks is critical toward delivering machine learning and AI innovation to our joint customers.”

Support from Global Databricks Team Partners have the ability to contact Databricks’ global team for on-demand assistance with technology and customers. Teams are located around the world to provide partners access to Databricks’ expertise via partner managers and solutions architects.

Databricks’ Unified Analytics Platform accelerates innovation by removing silos and unifying data science, engineering and business, enabling enterprises to adopt tangible AI and machine learning strategies. For more information on the Databricks Accelerate Impact program please visit http://www.databricks.com/partners or contact partners@databricks.com.

About Databricks Databricks’ mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Viacom, Shell and HP. For more information, visit www.databricks.com.

Apache, Apache Spark and Spark are trademarks of the Apache Software Foundation.

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