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MapR Technologies

May 04, 2016 15:41 ET

MapR Honored as a Gold Level Stevie® Award Winner in 2016 American Business Awards(SM)

Converged Data Platform Wins Software - Big Data Solution Category

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry's only Converged Data Platform, was named the winner of a Gold Level Stevie® Award in the New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Big Data Solution category in The 14th Annual American Business Awards today.

The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations -- public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others. MapR was nominated in the category for New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Big Data Solution category.

MapR won for the MapR Converged Data Platform which was introduced in December 2015. The MapR Converged Data Platform ensures production success with a unique architecture designed specifically for business-critical applications, seamless big data access and integration, and the ability to run in real-time both operational and analytical processing and applications reliably on one platform. MapR is the first and only platform that combines Hadoop with Spark, storage, NoSQL, and streaming capabilities on one unified cluster -- to create global real-time data applications.

"The MapR Converged Data Platform is powered by the industry's fastest, most reliable, secure and open infrastructure that dramatically lowers TCO and enables global real-time data applications," said David Cross, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies. "With a single agile data platform, we empower our customers to continuously innovate, unlock new revenue streams, and improve their business results. We are honored to be recognized for this prestigious award, which validates that MapR delivers the best big data technology solution in our industry."

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners. "The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 20. Tickets are now on sale.

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About MapR Technologies
MapR provides the industry's only converged data platform that integrates the power of Hadoop and Spark with global event streaming, real-time database capabilities, and enterprise storage, enabling customers to harness the enormous power of their data. Organizations with the most demanding production needs, including sub-second response for fraud prevention, secure and highly available data-driven insights for better healthcare, petabyte analysis for threat detection, and integrated operational and analytic processing for improved customer experiences, run on MapR. A majority of customers achieves payback in fewer than 12 months and realizes greater than 5X ROI. MapR ensures customer success through world-class professional services and with free on-demand training that over 50,000 developers, data analysts and administrators have used to close the big data skills gap. Amazon, Cisco, Google, HPE, Microsoft, SAP, and Teradata are part of the worldwide MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on LinkedIn, and Twitter.

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com

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