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MapR Technologies

June 13, 2016 12:00 ET

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

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2016) - 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 category by SD Times. The SD Times 100 honors those companies, consortia and industry projects that have forged a path for others to follow, or have reached the pinnacle within their category.

"Companies on the 2016 list have demonstrated innovation and advancing the state-of-the-art of software development in the market," said David Rubinstein, vice president of editorial and operations at BZ Media and editor-in-chief of SD Times "They've often captured the lion's share of their market, or led the direction of and commits to an important open-source project. And, they're what the people in our industry are talking about. The editors carefully considered each nominee's products and services, thought leadership, and reputation. Thanks to companies like MapR, the future for software development is very bright!"

MapR won for the MapR Converged Data Platform which 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. 

"We are honored to be singled out as a 'Best in Show' by the SD Times editors and judges. It acknowledges the tremendous value our customers receive from MapR through our patented, innovative software which leverages on-going open source development," said David Cross, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies. "The MapR Converged Data Platform is built to power the next generation of data-driven applications, enabling our customers to easily address their evolving business requirements and not be constrained by traditional technology limitations, for example, compromising reliability to be more innovative. In fact, our customers continue to expand their big data initiatives with the MapR Platform, helping them to continuously innovate, unlock new revenue streams, and transform their business." 

Details about the SD Times 100 and the 2016 list of winners can be found at:

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About MapR Technologies
MapR enables organizations to create disruptive advantage and long-term value from their data with the industry's only Converged Data Platform, which delivers distributed processing, real-time analytics, and enterprise-grade requirements across cloud and on-premise environments -- while leveraging the significant ongoing development in open source technologies including Spark and Hadoop. 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.

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