NTT DATA Business Solutions Brings World-Class SAP Expertise to the MapR Platform

June 22, 2017

Joins MapR Converge Partners Program

SYDNEY - June 22, 2017 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that fully integrates analytics with operational processes in real time, announced today that NTT DATA Business Solutions Asia Pacific has joined the MapR Converge Partners program. One of the largest SAP reseller and solutions based consulting firms globally, NTT DATA will work closely with MapR to help SAP customers looking to leverage their existing investments to tackle big data workloads in use cases such as IoT, customer 360, logistics and supply chain optimization.

“Increasingly customers are looking to optimize their existing SAP deployments with modern data platforms designed for cost-effective and scalable storage and processing,” said Max White, CEO, Asia Pacific, NTT DATA Business Solutions. “We’re here to help, and have selected the MapR Converged Data Platform to provide the enterprise-grade availability, data protection and performance that SAP customers demand.”

“We find that many customers have the desire to strengthen their analytics capability to deliver business value, but need assistance with technology and a strategic plan to take hold of the vast amounts of data they have access to. We’ve developed a Big Data Pathway approach which takes customers through step by step – establishing the platform so data is available to business users, then expanding into areas like predictive analytics and machine learning. The MapR platform is a critical part of this foundation,” adds White.

NTT DATA Business Solutions is part of the NTT Group - one of the world's largest IT services companies.

“We’re thrilled to have NTT DATA join the MapR Converge Partners program,” said Simon Dale, vice president, APAC, MapR Technologies. “The expertise they bring to SAP environments is tremendous and our collaboration will transform how unstructured and structured data are effectively managed and analyzed on modern data platforms. We look forward to working with NTT DATA across the APAC region and helping SAP customers achieve an even greater competitive advantage with their data.”

The MapR Converged Data Platform is an enterprise-grade solution that enables organizations to use big data in powerful ways to drive innovation through digital transformation. The proprietary platform is engineered from the ground up to support breakthrough, intelligent applications that combine operations and analytics in real-time to impact business as it happens.

About NTT DATA NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world. Headquartered in Tokyo, with business operations in 42 countries, NTT DATA combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, system development to business IT outsourcing. NTT DATA emphasises long-term commitment and fosters long-term collaboration that results in greater quality of life for people, communities and societies. Visit: nttdatasolutions.com.au. Visit: nttdata.com.

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