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August 09, 2016

MapR Closes $50 Million in Funding On Top of Another Record Quarter

Record results fueled by 100 percent increase in customer bookings MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced an equity financing of $50 million. The additional funding accompanies yet another consecutive record quarter. The company continued to advance at a rapid pace in Q2, with more than a 100...

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August 04, 2016

MapR Wins “Best Streaming Data Solution” in 2016 DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced that MapR Event Store has been named “Best Streaming Data Solution” by DBTA readers voting in the Database Trends & Applications’ Readers’ Choice Award “We are honored to have MapR Streams distinguished by DBTA readers as the market’s Best Streaming...

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July 28, 2016

MapR Receives 3rd Highest Scores for Logical Data Warehouse & Context Independent Use Cases in Gartner’s 2016 Critical Capabilities for DW and DMS for Analytics

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced that Gartner, Inc. has recognized MapR for its Converged Data Platform offering receiving the 3rd highest product scores for the Logical Data Warehouse and Context Independent Data Warehouse, two of four Use Cases in the July 2016 Critical Capabilities...

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July 26, 2016

RiskIQ Provides Faster and More Advanced Security Threat Detection Using the MapR Platform

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced that RiskIQ, the leader in external threat management, is using the MapR Converged Data Platform to cost-effectively provide faster and more comprehensive threat detection on extremely large datasets. RiskIQ’s external threat management platform scans...

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July 19, 2016

MapR Debuts New Data Science-Led Quick Start Solution Focused on Risk Management for Financial Services

New offering targets fraud and money laundering with predictive analytics and anomaly detection MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced the immediate availability of the MapR Risk Management Quick Start Solution for Financial Services powered by the MapR Converged Data Platform. With more data...

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June 30, 2016

TransUnion Powers New Prama Self-Service Analytics Platform with MapR

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today revealed that TransUnion (NYSE:TRU), a global risk and information solutions provider, is using the MapR Converged Data Platform to power the initial product offerings in its new Prama analytics platform. TransUnion recently launched Prama, a new self-service environment...

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June 28, 2016

MapR Announces Spyglass Initiative to Extend Visibility into Converged Data Operations

New product release includes customizable, extensible, and sharable system for operational insights MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, announced today at Hadoop Summit the Spyglass Initiative -- a comprehensive, open, and extensible approach for increasing user and administrator productivity. The first...

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June 23, 2016

MapR Unveils New Converge Partners Program to Address Record Global Demand

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today unveiled the MapR Converge Partners global program that will provide partners the technical and go-to-market resources necessary to jointly deliver outstanding customer experiences and address growing demand for the MapR Platform. The Converge Partners program focuses...

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June 13, 2016

MapR Named 'Best in Show' in Software Development by SD Times

SD Times 100 honors MapR for innovation and advancing the state-of-the-art of software development in the Big Data and Business Intelligence category MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced it was named among the “Best in Show” in Software Development in the Big Data and Business Intelligence...

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June 06, 2016

MapR Redefines Big Data Landscape with Dedicated Enterprise-Grade Spark Distribution

Integrates real-time data platform with complete Spark stack MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only converged data platform, announced today at Spark Summit a new enterprise-grade Apache Spark distribution. This new distribution includes the complete Spark stack engineered to support advanced analytic applications, along with patented...

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June 01, 2016

MapR Executives to Present on Apache Drill, IoT, and Healthcare Data Architectures at Hadoop Summit

Company also takes the stage at Strata + Hadoop World London, Big Data Everywhere DC MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced it will present on stage at the 9th Annual Hadoop Summit, held in San Jose, from June 28 – June 30. MapR is a Platinum Sponsor of the three day event that features Apache...

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May 25, 2016

MapR Technologies Wins Gold in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards®

Converged Data Platform recognized as Best in IT Software MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named MapR Technologies a Gold winner in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® in the Best IT Software...

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May 19, 2016

MapR Celebrates Rapid Innovations in SQL-on-Hadoop Technology

Apache Drill anniversary marked by accelerating user adoption MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only converged data platform, announced today the one year anniversary of Apache Drill on the MapR Platform. Since its general availability last year, Drill has helped hundreds of organizations worldwide rapidly analyze trillions of records...

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May 17, 2016

MapR Introduces New Quick Start Migration Service

Addresses accelerating demand to move to Converged Data Platform MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced at SAPPHIRE NOW its new Quick Start Migration Service to address the strong demand from companies with big data production installations moving to the MapR Converged Data Platform for reliability...

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May 12, 2016

MapR Ships Eighth Release of Complete Apache Spark Stack on MapR Converged Data Platform

Free Spark training uptake dominates coursework enrollment and certification MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, today announced the immediate availability of Apache Spark 1.6.1 on the MapR Converged Data Platform making it the eighth release of the full Spark stack available to MapR customers. Additionally...

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