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March 01, 2016

ESG Lab Validates IOT-Scale Performance and Resiliency in MapR Streams

Confirms superior global event streaming capabilities in Converged Data Platform MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only converged data platform, today announced that Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) published an ESG Lab Review that documents the innovative utility-grade capabilities of MapR Streams. The report titled “MapR Converged...

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February 24, 2016

MapR Expands Leadership Team

Strategic focus on accelerated business growth fuels leadership growth MapR Technologies Inc., provider of the only converged data platform for big data technology, today announced it has expanded its senior leadership team with new appointments and responsibilities. Working closely with MapR Founder and CEO John Schroeder and President and COO Matt...

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February 23, 2016

MapR Customers Continue to Demonstrate Operational Successes with Converged Data Platform

Recent research reveals MapR customers on average will earn a three-year return on investment (ROI) of 382% MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only converged data platform, today announced that the MapR Converged Data Platform continues to help customers leverage new big data technologies for augmenting the understanding of their business...

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February 22, 2016

MapR Partners with Ericsson to Drive Innovation in Big Data Technologies for Digital Industrialization

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only converged data platform, today announced that it has formed a partnership with Ericsson. The two companies are working together to drive innovation for digital industrialization by leveraging the MapR Converged Data Platform to enable efficient processing and analyzing of information from multiple...

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February 17, 2016

MapR Unveils Free, Complete Apache Spark Training and Developer Certification

Apache Spark 1.6 Developer Preview now available on the MapR Converged Data Platform MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only converged data platform, today announced at Spark Summit East 2016 it is now offering a free, complete online Spark curriculum via MapR Academy’s On-Demand Training, leading to developer certification in Spark...

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February 09, 2016

MapR Reports Over 100% Increase in Annual Billings

MapR drives record quarter in Q4 MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only converged data platform, today announced annual billings growth of over 100% compared to the prior year. MapR customers continue to expand their big data initiatives and benefit from the value of a Converged Data Platform. MapR accelerated growth in Q4 with record...

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February 03, 2016

MapR Awarded Patent for Converged Data Platform

Company lays claim to optimal architecture for big data MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the first and only converged data platform, today announced that it has been granted a patent (US9,207,930) from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The awarded patent recognizes the company’s fundamental innovation in data architecture that enables...

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January 28, 2016

MapR Expands Free On-Demand Hadoop and Spark Training as Participants Surpass 50,000

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the first and only converged data platform, today announced that over 50,000 developers, analysts and administrators have enrolled in the free MapR On-Demand Training program, which offers online courses on Hadoop, Spark, and other big data technologies. Benefiting from new classes added monthly, students and...

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January 20, 2016

MapR Named a Leader in Big Data Hadoop Distributions Report by Independent Research Firm

MapR Converged Data Platform delivers performance and reliability at scale MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, today announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester Research...

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January 13, 2016

MapR Partners Launch Free Test Drives in Collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Explore live, MapR-integrated solution stacks showcasing security, visualization and business intelligence applications with production-ready Hadoop MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage...

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January 12, 2016

MapR to Speak on Stream Processing Systems, Apache Spark and Drill at Industry Events in January

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, today announced it will share its expertise on stream processing engines and Apache Spark and Drill this month at leading industry events. Each event...

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January 06, 2016

MapR CEO Reveals 5 Big Data Predictions for 2016

How data is stored, analyzed and processed is transforming businesses. According to MapR Technologies’ CEO and Cofounder John Schroeder, the industry is in the midst of the biggest change in enterprise computing in decades. Schroeder sees an acceleration in big data deployments, and has crystallized his view of market trends into these five major...

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December 15, 2015

Valence Health® Dramatically Improves Data Ingestion Performance and Scalability with MapR

MapR Converged Data Platform cuts data processing time from 22 hours to 20 minutes and helps providers efficiently drive better quality health outcomes MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage...

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December 08, 2015

MapR Announces MapR Streams, Creating the Industry’s First and Only Converged Data Platform

Enterprise-grade, high-throughput streaming converges data-in-motion with data-at-rest MapR Technologies, Inc. today announced the industry’s first and only converged data platform and introduced MapR Event Store, a reliable, global event streaming system that connects data producers and data consumers across shared topics of information. The MapR...

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December 02, 2015

MapR to Present on Apache Spark, Network Security and Enterprise Data Architectures at December Industry Events

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® that integrates web-scale enterprise storage and real-time database capabilities, today announced it will share its expertise on Apache Spark, big data security, and next-generation enterprise data architectures this month at leading industry events. Each event includes...

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