In its second-quarter earnings report, Cloudera announced that it is acquiring Fast Forward Labs, an AI research firm. Fast Forward Labs gives companies the latest information on the best ways to apply AI and machine learning to businesses. On the other hand, Cloudera specializes in delivering enterprise- grade product to larger organizations. Cloudera went public is the early 2017 after Snap opened up the IPO window. With this acquisition, Cloudera is looking forward to profits by making the real impact on its clients’ products and businesses. It is also excited about expanding its horizon of applied artificial intelligence and machine learning.