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Cloudera CEO on Hortonworks merger: People expect us to be the next Oracle

Elizabeth Gurdus

Cloudera CEO Thomas Reilly discusses his company's recently announced merger with rival Hortonworks in an interview with CNBC's Jim Cramer. Cloudera CLDR and Hortonworks' HDP upcoming merger could put the combined company on a par with — or even a step above — legacy software-and-cloud provider Oracle ORCL , Cloudera CEO Thomas Reilly told CNBC on Friday.