CAPRE’s Digital Infrastructure Round Up for January 17, 2020: Samsung, Wayfair, Cloudera & More

Check out the latest in deals, development and disruptive technology in digital infrastructure for January 17, 2020: Wayfair Chooses Google Cloud to Help Scale Its Business: Wayfair will use Google Cloud as the foundation for its new hybrid cloud strategy. Wayfair’s move to the cloud will help the $8 Billion USD global retailer scale its operations, while providing a richer experience for its 19 million active customers, 16,000 employees, and 11,000 suppliers. Wayfair debuted its hybrid cloud strategy earlier this year, partnering with Google Cloud to handle the burst capacity needed to successfully run Way Day—the company’s annual furniture and home decor sale that brings in thousands of new customers and involves millions of transactions. Wayfair now uses several different Google Cloud solutions—including compute, storage, and networking, data and analytics, and G Suite productivity tools—to enhance a shopping experience that delights customers from product discovery to final delivery. Cloudera Appoints Robert Bearden President and Chief Executive Officer: Cloudera has announced the appointment of Robert Bearden as President and Chief Executive Officer. Bearden is an experienced enterprise software executive. He was co-founder and CEO of Hortonworks, a publicly traded open-source company that merged with Cloudera in 2019. He also served as President and COO of SpringSource, a leading provider of open-source developer tools, until its acquisition by VMWare in 2009. Before joining SpringSource, Bearden served as Entrepreneur in Residence at Benchmark Capital. He also served as COO of JBoss, a leading…