The First Fully-Managed, Big Data as-a-Service
Radically simplify data and analytics

Cazena’s Big Data as a Service solutions are the easiest and most secure way to store, share and analyze data. Solutions are fully-managed, automated and delivered as cloud services. You won't need any special skills to get started -- secure data environments are intelligently provisioned and ready for data loading in two hours.  Cazena solutions are used by teams focused on data sciencebusiness intelligence & analyticsdata engineering and customer insights

Cazena's cloud-hosted Big Data as a Service solutions include everything, from one vendor, on one simple bill. All solutions are fully-managed and optimized to deliver the best price-performance. 

Analytics
A Wide Range of Analytics
Cazena makes it easy to store and analyze data in the cloud. In few web clicks, analysts connect to their data with any standard visualization, analytics or business intelligence tool. Some Cazena solutions include notebooks and interfaces for SQL, R, Python and advanced analytics .
Supports Analytics Applications
Cazena is a fast, secure foundation for customer insight and marketing applications. Now you can use new applications for predictive and advanced analytics, without the complexity of managing your own data platform. Read more about analytic applications and services offered by Cazena’s Partners.
 
Data Connectors & Movers
Secure Connectors for Data Loads
Easily move data to and from Cazena with pre-built connectors for common sources in the cloud or datacenters, including Data Warehouses or SaaS applications. 
Move Data in Clicks
Manage data to the cloud from a web browser, with encryption, compression and logging built in for worry-free uploads and downloads.
 
Security, Encryption and Compliance
Production-Grade Security
 

Cazena offers the most secure Big Data as a Service in the industry, with a unique security model and software. Cazena includes built-in encryption, compression and other security features. Cazena is committed to security, with compliance certifications, and exceptional operations and monitoring processes. Read more about Cazena Security.

 
Data Engines and Storage
Best of Breed, Optimized for Cloud Performance
 

Cazena solutions include databases and components such as Spark, Hadoop and MPP SQL from Cloudera, AWS Redshift, RStudio and tech partners. Cazena costs 50% - 80% less than DIY cloud. It's deployed for you in two hours and fully-managed so you won't need any new skills to setup or operate the platform.

 
Cloud Infrastructure
Includes Microsoft Azure & AWS
 

All solutions include cloud infrastructure from AWS and Microsoft Azure in the subscription price, all on one bill. No more surprises or confusing statements. Get proven cloud infrastructure at a predictable price.

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Fully-Managed

​Cazena’s cloud solutions are fully-managed services, so you can use the cloud with confidence. Cazena is managed, monitored and supported 24 x 7 by our expert cloud team and security gurus. You automatically get the best price-performance for data and analytics workloads. You won’t need to assemble or integrate or configure or patch anything. You won’t need to manage multiple vendors and multiple billing models. Learn about Fully-Managed.

Best in Class Cloud Security

Cazena is built, managed and supported by enterprise experts and security is a core foundation of our company and service. We have industry-leading compliance certifications, specialized software and expertise to deliver a secure data platform in the cloud. Cazena has been audited successfully for SOC II compliance – please contact us for a complete list of certifications.

The Cazena security model is highly-differentiated. First, each of our customers get their own single-tenant Cazena “data cloud”, effectively a private section of Azure or AWS for your team only. This ensures that datasets are secure and compliant. Cazena single-tenant environments are secure (Kerberized, etc.) and encrypt all data in motion and at rest by default. The clusters are managed and monitored to conform to our strict enterprise security and compliance standards.

All services include the Cazena Gateway software which manages access to the cloud. The gateway is powerful enough to run in enterprise datacenters – and regularly passes muster with tough network and security guidelines. It is also lightweight enough to run on laptops for easy access from anywhere. The Cazena Gateway makes it easy to move data from connected enterprise or cloud sources – so you can load and store data in the cloud once for team access. Cazena also manages staging and storage of data on object stores for a single point of data management. Logging, alerting and compliance reporting are included with Cazena, and all services include monitoring and processes to work with your access controls and governance systems. Click here for more information about Cazena’s security certifications and processes.

Embeds and Enhances Best of Breed

Cazena’s platform runs on a proven cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure) and embeds best of breed technologies, including Cloudera EDH (Spark, Hadoop, Impala and related ecosystem components) and MPP SQL databases such as Amazon Redshift and Pivotal Greenplum. We work closely with our tech partners to optimize their databases for best performance on Microsoft Azure or AWS, and we support them seamlessly.

What Cazena adds to best of breed:

  • Price-Performance Optimization: Cazena benchmarks  and optimizes best of breed data and analytics engines to deliver the best price-performance in the cloud for different workloads. Our Intelligent Provisioning process ensures that you get the the ideal configuration for your specific data and analytics workloads. A Workload Intelligence program benchmarks the performance of analytics across many different data engine and cloud infrastructure configurations.
  • Security, Data Movement and Enterprise Management: Cazena adds critical functions to the industry’s best data engines so they can run in enterprises. Cazena solutions include encrypted data movement, many additional security features and enterprise integration functions to support hybrid architectures.
  • Simple Web Interfaces: Intuitive browser-based interfaces make it easy to work with data in Cazena, abstracting the complexity of the underlying cloud infrastructure. Without Cazena, teams have to learn and manage multiple interfaces for different data technologies and cloud providers.
  • Future-proofing: Cazena’s solutions are regularly updated to included the latest analytic and data processing technologies. That helps organizations “future-proof” against the dizzying cycle of data innovation that has become an opportunity and a curse for enterprises. Instead, you subscribe to Big Data as a Service, where we automatically evaluate and add the best new technologies into our platform.
Explore Solutions

Cazena handles a wide range of enterprise data and analytics through our solutions. But don’t let the names confuse you. Let us know your requirements, and we’ll recommend the right configuration for your workload and team.

By Role

Cazena is widely deployed for data and analytics use cases, and is often used to support big data projects for a wide variety of departments and roles.

By Embedded Technology

Cazena’s platform runs on proven cloud infrastructure and embeds best of breed technologies, including:


 

By Cazena Solutions

  • Data Science Sandbox as a Service. Run a wide range of analytics in the cloud, without assembling or maintaining the underlying technology. Powered by Apache Spark (Cloudera), with RStudio Server Pro, notebooks and other capabilities embedded.
  • Cloudera Data Lake as a Service. Collect, stage and pre-process raw data like log files or streaming data or cost-efficiently archive historical data. It’s the easiest way to use Cloudera on AWS or Microsoft Azure. 
  • Data Warehouse/Mart as a Service. Improve access, share data or augment data warehouses by moving data to the cloud into familiar MPP SQL database.  This is the easiest way to use AWS Redshift, and includes data movers, enterprise security and monitoring.
     
Get in Touch

Please get in touch and let us know how we can help. Would your team like to spend a free week experiencing analytic life in the idyllic Cazena clouds? Can we prepare a TCO analysis to show you how much money and time we can save you? Urgently need a technical chat about a Hadoop implementation that’s starting to go sideways?  Get in touch.