MapR Converged Data Platform Now Available in CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace

March 02, 2016

Expands cloud deployment options for using MapR to run real-time applications

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the only converged data platform, today announced the availability of the MapR Converged Data Platform in the CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace. With CenturyLink’s new Blueprint for MapR, joint customers can quickly and easily deploy a cloud configuration leveraging Hadoop, Spark and other big data technologies for managing, analyzing and acting on data in real-time.

Server provisioning, OS and software configuration, and application installation are all scripted into CenturyLink Cloud Blueprints. CenturyLink’s orchestration software makes it easy for customers to deploy solutions, reducing operational support costs and speeding time to implementation. Joint customers can now deploy a MapR configuration in the cloud in a couple of clicks.

The MapR Converged Data Platform ensures production success with an architecture designed specifically for business-critical applications, seamless data access and integration, and the ability to run both operational and analytical processing and applications in real-time, reliably on one platform.

“Open-source software is a vital part of any cloud native workload, especially for analytical workloads at scale,” said David Shacochis, vice president of platform enablement at CenturyLink. “We’re excited about the value MapR brings to our customers with its converged data management platform – packaging open-source technologies like Spark and Hadoop into an enterprise-ready solution. It’s easy for CenturyLink users to get started with new open-source technologies on the CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace, and MapR is a great example of our growing software ecosystem.”

“We are pleased to now offer the MapR Converged Data Platform through the CenturyLink Cloud Marketplace,” said Steve Wooledge, vice president, product marketing, MapR Technologies. “We continue to expand our partnerships and provide the most cloud options on the market for organizations interested in deploying a powerful platform for handling a wide range of real-time global data applications. Our customers have realized tremendous business value from the unparalleled performance, reliability, data protection, disaster recovery and multi-tenancy features we bring to the cloud.”

MapR has teamed up with the industry’s leading cloud service providers. In addition to CenturyLink, the MapR Converged Data Platform is available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, Azure Marketplace and Google Compute Platform.


About MapR Technologies

MapR Technologies is a visionary Silicon Valley software company and creator of the next-generation data platform for AI and analytics, with the scale and reliability required by enterprise-grade, mission-critical deployments. The MapR Data Platform delivers the power of dataware to accelerate data-driven innovation. Forward leaning companies such as Cisco, Philips, and Société Générale, are able to create new data-driven solutions to outperform the competition. Learn more:

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