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September 24, 2014

MapR Technologies to Keynote and Sponsor Big Data Everywhere Chicago

All-day big data and Apache Hadoop conference brings together industry experts to share the latest information on developments and deployments MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced its lead sponsorship and participation in Big Data Everywhere in Chicago, an all-day Hadoop event aimed at...

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September 16, 2014

MapR Redefines SQL-on-Hadoop with Apache Drill

Distributed ANSI SQL query engine for self-service data exploration and JSON analytics MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the addition of Apache Drill 0.5 to the MapR Distribution including Hadoop. Bringing next-generation ANSI SQL to Hadoop, Apache Drill provides instant, self-service...

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September 16, 2014

MapR Extends Lead in Operational Hadoop Capabilities with Latest Release

Apache Drill, Apache Spark, Apache HBase and YARN upgrades available on real-time, production platform including Hadoop September 16, 2014 – MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the availability of the 4.0.1 version of the MapR Distribution including Hadoop. Providing comprehensive open...

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September 11, 2014

MapR Technologies Appoints Patrik Svanström Vice President, EMEA

Enterprise technology veteran tapped to lead next phase of accelerated growth across region MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced the appointment of Patrik Svanström as vice president, EMEA. Svanström will be responsible for MapR business activities across the region, including sales and...

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September 09, 2014

MapR Performance Benchmark Exceeds 100 Million Data Points Per Second Ingest

Breakthrough results on small cluster opens the door for new IoT applications and real-time data analysis MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at the Tableau Conference, breakthrough performance results achieved using standard open source software, OpenTSDB, running on the MapR Distribution...

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September 03, 2014

MapR Technologies to Speak on Hadoop Topics at Multiple Big Data Events in September

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it will present on a variety of Hadoop-related topics this month at leading big data events, including Big Data Innovation Summit, Database Month, Global Big Data Conference, The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI) Solution Summit, and Wall Street and Technology...

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August 26, 2014

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

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...

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August 12, 2014

John Schroeder, CEO of MapR Technologies, Named a 2014 Top Executive by CRN

Leading publication also selects MapR Technologies as one of the hottest tech startups impacting the IT channel, technology industry MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that John Schroeder, CEO, was named to CRN’s prestigious Top 100 Executives list. The Top 100 list salutes key players...

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August 05, 2014

MapR Technologies Speakers Featured at NoSQL Now!, Flash Memory Summit and Other Leading Big Data Conferences in August

August 5, 2014 – MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced it will be presenting at several key industry events during the month of August. Company executives will be speaking about big data and Hadoop at the Hive Big Data Think Tank, Flash Memory Summit, NoSQL Now! and the Cognitive Computing...

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July 29, 2014

MapR Technologies Among First to Receive Big Data Competency Status by Amazon Web Services

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it is one of the first to receive Big Data Competency status from Amazon Web Services (AWS). Now part of the new AWS Partner Network (APN) Competency Program, AWS has named MapR as a Big Data Competency Partner based on customer success, technical...

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July 22, 2014

Tata Consultancy Services Partners with MapR Technologies to Help Customers Easily and Rapidly Capture Value from Big Data

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced a new partnership with MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, to help enterprise customers easily and rapidly capture critical big data insights. The partnership...

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June 30, 2014

MapR Closes $110 Million Financing Led by Google Capital

Financing to accelerate rapid growth of global enterprise customers using the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it has completed a $110 million financing. Google Capital led the $80 million equity financing. Also participating was Qualcomm...

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June 12, 2014

MapR Technologies Wins Multiple Industry Awards

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, continues to make strides in the market by winning awards honoring leading companies in the cloud and big data industries. AlwaysOn OnDemand 100 Top Private Companies AlwaysOn evaluated companies in the entrepreneurial ecosystem to select the top 100 private companies...

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June 03, 2014

MapR Technologies Launches Industry’s First Apache Hadoop Application Gallery

Showcases solutions to help customers gain maximum value from big data deployments MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, today launched at Hadoop Summit the industry’s first Hadoop application gallery. Launching with solutions from a wide range of Hadoop ecosystem partners, the MapR App Gallery is designed...

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June 03, 2014

MapR Technologies and Syncsort Partner to Optimize Enterprise Data Architecture with Apache Hadoop

Integration delivers immediate value to comScore, Experian and others MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, and Syncsort, a global leader in Big Data software, today announced at Hadoop Summit a partnership enabling mission-critical data and processing to be offloaded from legacy systems into a secure...

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