MapR Named 'Best in Show' in Software Development by SD Times

June 13, 2016

SD Times 100 honors MapR for innovation and advancing the state-of-the-art of software development in the Big Data and Business Intelligence category

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced it was named among the “Best in Show” in Software Development in the Big Data and Business Intelligence category by SD Times. The SD Times 100 honors those companies, consortia and industry projects that have forged a path for others to follow, or have reached the pinnacle within their category.

“Companies on the 2016 list have demonstrated innovation and advancing the state-of-the-art of software development in the market,” said David Rubinstein, vice president of editorial and operations at BZ Media and editor-in-chief of SD Times “They’ve often captured the lion’s share of their market, or led the direction of and commits to an important open-source project. And, they’re what the people in our industry are talking about. The editors carefully considered each nominee's products and services, thought leadership, and reputation. Thanks to companies like MapR, the future for software development is very bright!”

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

"We are honored to be singled out as a ‘Best in Show’ by the SD Times editors and judges. It acknowledges the tremendous value our customers receive from MapR through our patented, innovative software which leverages on-going open source development,” said David Cross, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies. “The MapR Converged Data Platform is built to power the next generation of data-driven applications, enabling our customers to easily address their evolving business requirements and not be constrained by traditional technology limitations, for example, compromising reliability to be more innovative. In fact, our customers continue to expand their big data initiatives with the MapR Platform, helping them to continuously innovate, unlock new revenue streams, and transform their business.”

Details about the SD Times 100 and the 2016 list of winners can be found at:


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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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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