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January 27, 2015

MapR Unveils Free On-Demand Training Program with $50M In-Kind Contribution to the Hadoop Community

Self-service, comprehensive curriculum fulfills Hadoop certification requirements MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the availability of free Hadoop On-Demand Training for developers, analysts and administrators which represents a $50M in-kind contribution* to the broad Hadoop community...

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January 21, 2015

CAC’s Pension Management System Adopts MapR for Its Hadoop Infrastructure

Itochu Techno-Solutions partners with MapR to deliver this high-speed big data processing infrastructure MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced CAC Corporation (CAC) has adopted the MapR Distribution including Hadoop for its “Micmari” cloud-based pension management system. Designed for enterprises...

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January 14, 2015

MapR CEO Offers His Predictions for Big Data Drivers in 2015

John Schroeder sees data agility, processing data platforms, self-service, market consolidation and the rise of the enterprise architect as major developments Hadoop continues to show significant evidence of how companies are achieving measurable ROI from storing, processing, analyzing and sharing Big Data. MapR Technologies’ CEO and Cofounder, John...

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January 08, 2015

MapR Executives to Keynote at Big Data Everywhere Conferences

Leading industry experts will discuss technical, business and practical aspects of Hadoop and related technologies at upcoming January events MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its executives will be presenting keynote sessions on Hadoop, Apache Drill and other big data topics at...

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December 17, 2014

MapR Forms Alliance with SAS

New alliance combines powerful analytics with production-ready Hadoop MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade...

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December 10, 2014

MediaHub Selects MapR Technologies for Digital Archive and Future Data Analytics

Leading digital media facility builds innovative technology platform to manage and leverage growing volumes of broadcast content MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that MediaHub Australia has deployed the MapR Distribution including Hadoop in its digital archive that serves broadcasters...

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December 09, 2014

MapR Technologies Surpasses 700 Customers

Customer expansion exceeds 200% with industry-leading platform for Hadoop MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that in November 2014, the number of companies that have a paid subscription for MapR now exceeds 700. In addition to the increase in number of customers, existing MapR customers...

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December 08, 2014

ESG Labs Report Substantiates Production Deployment Advantages of the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop

Confirms reliability, speed, scalability and superior NoSQL database performance MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that leading IT research, analysis and strategy firm, Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), published an ESG Lab Spotlight that documents the innovative enterprise-grade capabilities...

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December 03, 2014

MapR Chief Application Architect to Speak at Digital Oilfields Summit

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that Chief Application Architect Ted Dunning will present at the upcoming Digital Oilfields USA Summit held in Houston, TX. Additionally in December, MapR will speak on various Hadoop and big data topics at several regional meet ups. Hadoop is a significant...

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December 03, 2014

Cyber Monday Puts MapR Solutions at the Core of Adtech and Data-Driven Holiday Shopping

Innovative advertising and digital media companies choose MapR to make holiday shopping relevant, scalable and unbreakable MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has quickly established itself as the go-to big data provider for some of the world’s biggest and most innovative advertising and digital media...

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