Home Poll: Do You Think Dell Will Buy Cloudera?

Poll: Do You Think Dell Will Buy Cloudera?

Cloudera has long been seen as a potential acquisition target. Last year GigaOm’s Derrick Harris questioned whether Cloudera was allying its way to an acquisition. Earlier this year RedMonk co-founder and analyst James Governor wrote that it was “highly likely” that HP would make a play for Cloudera.

This week Cloudera entered a new alliance with Dell to offer a pre-configured stack of hardware and software for running Apache Hadoop clusters. Also, last year Dell fought a bidding war with HP over storage vendor 3Par. HP ending up winning even after Dell released a press release stating that it would acquire 3Par. That’s got to smart.

Do you think Dell will make a play for Cloudera?

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