MapR Technologies Named One of 40 Companies to Watch in 2012 by Information Management Magazine

September 21, 2012

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it has been named to Information Management Magazine's list of 40 Vendors to Watch in 2012. This is the publication's third annual listing and spotlights big data companies, real-time analytics providers, cloud mash-up developers and other innovative software firms that are changing the way enterprises manage information.

The 40 vendors were chosen by the magazine's editors with the help of a dozen leading IT professional firms and analysts. The editors and experts created an initial listing of more than 100 companies, each selected for its ability to deliver technologies that offer practical solutions to IT managers charged with exploiting new opportunities for their organizations. The editors extensively researched each vendor's products and sales, and considered overall IT buying trends and technology adoption rates, to pick the 40 companies on the list.

"We noticed significant product interest in areas of big data, data analytics, and other technologies that enable organizations to find new markets, get closer to customers and grow," says Information Management Editor-in-Chief Julie Langenkamp-Muenkel. "Business intelligence software and services also remains a strong and evolving marketplace for technology buyers. It's gaining new attention particularly where there are options."

"We are honored to be named to this list by the editors of Information Management and industry analysts," said Jack Norris, vice president of marketing, MapR Technologies. "This award is an acknowledgement of our significant customer adoption and our partnerships with industry leaders such as Amazon, Cisco, EMC and Google."

The full list of "40 Vendors We're Watching" for 2012 with details on each is available here.

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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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Media Contacts

Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189
bwinkowski@mapr.com

Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(781) 620-0016
kpegnato@mapr.com