Blue.cloud Announces Strategic Partnership with Starburst

TAMPA BAY, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan 28, 2021–
Blue.cloud, a leading provider of technology, data and analytics, testing and managed services, today announced a strategic partnership with Starburst, the data access and analytics company, and leading commercial developer of Trino, the world’s fastest distributed SQL query engine. As one of just three Starburst Orbit Platinum Partners, Blue.cloud will work closely with Starburst to deliver solutions to joint customers that solve the most challenging data and analytics problems. The goal is to remove complexities and enable customers to make faster decisions on more complete data for better business outcomes.
“We’re thrilled to be entering this strategic partnership with Starburst, and we congratulate them on launching their inaugural Datanova conference, which has attracted interest and participation from so many industry leaders,” said Kerem Koca, co-CEO at Blue.cloud. “Starburst’s recent closing of $100M in Series C financing will enable them to continue innovating and contributing in significant ways to the market, and by joining forces, we can help our mutual customers unlock the full potential of data analytics in their organizations.“
In addition, Blue.cloud announced it will be a Gold-level sponsor for Starburst’s inaugural virtual event, Datanova, taking place February 9-10. The event targets data leaders and engineers, data scientists and analysts, and platform administrators interested in unlocking the value of their data, with a focus on analytics acceleration. As a Gold-level sponsor, Blue.cloud will be listed as the official sponsor of and moderator of the event’s “ Confessions of a Cloud Migration ” session. Other Gold-level sponsors include tech giants AWS, Google Cloud and Privacera.
“As we continue to meet the increasing demand for universal data access and analytics, we are partnering with leading organizations that share our commitment to customer success,” said Justin Borgman, CEO of Starburst. “Blue.cloud is pioneering a cloud-first future that focuses on driving cost and efficiency improvements and partnering with them empowers our joint customers with an accelerated path towards faster, more intelligent decision-making.”
Datanova to Draw Thousands
Building on the success of Starburst’s Presto Summit events, Datanova is expected to draw more than 2,000 attendees. The event will feature exclusive hands-on training sessions and Starburst trials, as well as sessions that tackle higher-level topics. An impressive lineup of speakers includes Bill Nye the Science Guy, who will explore how to solve big problems and the work The Planetary Society is doing to develop asteroid mitigation techniques. Attendees will also hear presentations from Google, RedHat, Comcast, ThoughtSpot, dbinsight, Scotiabank, Royal Bank of Canada and more. A complete list of speakers can be found here.
Partnership Supports Innovation, Benefits Joint Customers
Blue.cloud combines world-class talent development and implementation expertise, deep experience in cloud change management, and cloud-ready operating models with a commitment to responsible business by design. Its strategic partnership with Starburst, along with its sponsorship of Starburst’s inaugural event, underscores the company’s laser-sharp focus on technology innovation through partnerships that differentiates them from competitors.
For more information about Datanova and how to register, visit the event website.
About Blue.cloud
Founded in 2021, Blue.cloud is a cloud-only digital transformation company that specializes in implementing leading cloud technologies and solutions for clients. Blue.cloud provides digital strategy, data engineering and analytics, digital services and cloud operation services to companies ranging from Fortune 500 enterprises to mid-market companies and startups. It has deep technology skills that enable key business processes and works across industries to deliver cloud transformation solutions that impact growth and differentiated customer experience for clients. Blue.cloud is the evolution of Bluenet, which was founded in 2004 in the data and analytics space. The company is headquartered in Tampa Bay, FL. For more information, visit www.blue.cloud
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