MapR Technologies VP of Marketing to Speak at Up 2012 Cloud Computing Conference

December 05, 2012

Session focuses on big data opportunities in the cloud

MapR Technologies, Inc., the Hadoop technology leader, today announced that Jack Norris, vice president of marketing, will be a featured speaker at Up 2012 Cloud Computing Conference taking place on December 12 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, in San Francisco, CA.

The session, titled "Harnessing Big Data in the Cloud," will be held at 4:45 pm on Wednesday, December 12. IDC estimates that by 2020, business transactions on the Internet, business-to-business and business-to-consumer, will reach 450 billion per day. To collect, process and harness data at these levels of volume, variety and velocity, enterprises need scalable technologies and leveraging the cloud to do so is inevitable. MapR is the open, enterprise grade distribution for Hadoop that allows enterprises to harness Big Data in an easy, dependable and fast manner. This session will provide insights into how MapR's customers are using Hadoop in the cloud. It will also spotlight which enterprise features are most critical for these users.

Visit: http://up-con.com/ for more information on the Up 2012 Cloud Computing Conference.

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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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Media Contacts

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

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