|[January 23, 2013]
MapR Scores Major Customer Wins Across Broad Section of Industries
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
Major customer acquisition and corporate expansion across key functional
areas and geographies fuelled growth for MapR
Technologies, Inc., the Hadoop technology leader, in 2012. MapR has
achieved significant customer adoption from existing users of Hadoop
alternatives and new users of Hadoop technology, proving that early
distributions remain limited in their scalability, performance and
Most recently, MapR's Hadoop footprint has expanded to include:
Adoption of the MapR
Distribution for Hadoop by 10 of the Fortune 100.
A well-established U.S. retailer with an initial 2,500 node MapR
license for social media analysis, pricing optimization and customer
A major financial services firm deploying over 1,000 nodes of the MapR
Distribution to more easily combat fraud and develop new revenue
One of the largest wireless telecommunications companies in the U.S.
is relying on MapR for ETL offload of its enterprise data warehouse,
saving millions of dollars per year.
One of the largest healthcare companies in the United States is using
MapR to open up a new line of business related to analytics on their
petabytes of electronic medical records, setting the pace of
innovation in a dynamic industry faced with healthcare reform.
One of the world's leading electronic manufacturers is using MapR to
analyze hundreds ofmillions of sensor and image readouts for hardware
failure detection in a -99.999% environment.
There are thousands of installs of MapR today. MapR is actively
used to analyze hundreds of billions of objects a day; 90% of the
Internet population; and over a trillion dollars of retail transactions
"As we close out 2012, our significant customer wins and market traction
acknowledge our technology leadership and pioneering product
innovation," said John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder, MapR Technologies.
"We have already enabled thousands of customers to better manage and
analyze Big Data and we look forward to extending our position as a
leader by adding value to Hadoop where it matters most to our customers."
"MapR is pushing the envelope with performance and manageability on
Hadoop," said Tony Baer, principal analyst, Ovum (News - Alert) IT Enterprise
Solutions. "With Hadoop crossing over from Internet early adopters to
the enterprise mainstream, the market has clearly grown more
competitive. MapR continues to score impressive customer wins based on
its core value proposition."
Commitment to Technology Excellence
MapR's customer growth has also been driven by the company's focus on
further extending its technology lead. MapR's latest technology
accomplishments include the unveiling of MapR
M7, providing ground breaking capabilities for Apache HBase™ NoSQL
applications to enhance Big Data operations ranging from batch analytics
to real-time database functions performed with enterprise-grade
reliability and protection.
MapR is also the only Hadoop distribution that offers IT organizations
full data protection, no single points of failure, improved performance
and dramatic ease of use advantages.
MapR has continued to work as part of the open source community to help
incubate and spearhead the development of Apache Drill, the open source
project that aims to provide low latency interactive querying capability
over large distributed datasets. The project has garnered great interest
and attention across U.S. and Europe and has several components that are
in active development.
About MapR Technologies
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop, making managing and analyzing
Big Data a reality for more business users. The award-winning MapR
Distribution brings unprecedented dependability, speed and ease-of-use
to Hadoop. Combined with data protection and business continuity, MapR
enables customers to harness the power of Big Data analytics. Leading
companies including Amazon, Cisco, EMC and Google (News - Alert) partner with MapR to
deliver an enterprise-grade Hadoop solution. Investors include
Lightspeed Venture Partners, NEA and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with
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