MapR Technologies Named to JMP Securities 2014 "Hot 100" List of Best Privately Held Software Companies

August 26, 2014

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it has been named to the JMP Securities "Hot 100: The Best Privately Held Software Companies" list for 2014. The report highlights the leading private companies in the software industry as identified by the software equity research team at JMP Securities, a full-service San Francisco-based investment bank.

In the report, JMP Securities describes that the proliferation of data generated from cloud computing, mobility, globalization, social media and increasingly, the Internet of Things, is driving enterprises to adopt new data platform technologies such as Hadoop. MapR is named as one of the Hot 100 companies focused on Hadoop.

The sixth annual “Hot 100” list identifies leading privately held software companies that show exceptional progress and potential within their sectors. Companies are selected each year based on the evaluation of multiple criteria, including durability of business models, financial growth, products and services, quality of leadership, customers and market potential.

"MapR is laser focused on bringing value to customers through an innovative and differentiated platform that enables truly production-ready Hadoop,” said John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder of MapR Technologies. "Recognition from the financial community is another validation of our success in building a predictable, high-growth business.”

The MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop is a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. Enabling organizations to successfully leverage the power of Hadoop, MapR provides a secure multi-tenant environment with high availability, disaster recovery, consistent snapshots, and the best in-Hadoop database, MapR-DB, to reliably run both operational and analytical processing in one platform.

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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: mapr.com.

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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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