MapR Receives Accolades for Exceptional Innovation and Growth in Cloud and Big Data Industries

October 25, 2016

Awards recognize MapR for customer success, channel strength, and market leadership

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced that the company received a broad selection of awards that recognizes product innovation and company strength in the cloud and big data industries.

“These awards represent the wide-ranging impact MapR brings to the market,” said David Cross, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies. “The MapR Converged Data Platform enables our customers to deploy innovative applications in the cloud, on-premise, or a hybrid of the two, while lowering costs and using data to transform their business. Industry recognition validates the corporate and product strategy we have in place that will continue to drive and accelerate our company forward.”

Below is a listing of recently received awards. Details about each award are available here.

CRN’s 2016 List of 100 People You Should Know

Geneva Lake, vice president of worldwide alliances, was named to CRN’s annual list celebrating under-the-radar channel management team members from the industry's top vendors and distributors. Those selected worked tirelessly to create, promote and manage programs and policies that support and advance the IT channel.

Forbes Top 100 Cloud Companies

MapR was recently selected for the Forbes Cloud 100 list. Produced in collaboration with Bessemer Venture Partners and Salesforce Ventures, the Forbes Cloud 100 recognizes cloud companies for the financial health and growth of their business alongside exceptional qualitative factors such as unprecedented customer adoption and satisfaction.

InformationWeek Top 25 Data Management Vendors to Watch in 2017

Selected by InformationWeek's expert editorial team, the companies on the list fall into one of five key themes: infrastructure, security, cloud, data management and DevOps. MapR was included in the top 25 data management category.

Datanami’s Readers’ and Editors’ Choice Award: Top 5 Vendors to Watch

Datanami designated two categories of Awards: (1) Readers’ Choice, where Datanami readers vote to recognize the best and brightest innovators in the industry and (2) Editors’ Choice, where a panel of Datanami editors select their top vendors. The process started with an open nomination process, with voting taking place through August.

DBTA’s Big Data 50 Companies Driving Innovation

The Big Data 50 includes forward-thinking companies that are expanding what is possible in terms of managing and deriving value from data. The DBTA editorial team evaluated and selected the top companies driving innovation to help organizations optimally leverage their data.

Best in Biz 2016 International Silver Winner: Enterprise Product of the Year – Software

Best in Biz Awards International is the only international business awards program judged by members of the press and industry analysts. This award honors companies, teams, executives and products worldwide for their business successes in the previous and current year.


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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Media Contacts

Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189

Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(781) 620-0016