MapR Achieves Highest Ranking for Current Offering in Big Data Hadoop Solutions Report by Independent Research Firm

San Jose, CA
February 27, 2014

MapR Technologies, Inc., the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for big data deployments, today announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc., invited to participate in its February 2014 report entitled The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014. In this evaluation, MapR was cited as a Leader and achieved the highest score for Current Offering among all reviewed vendors. 

“We believe the fact that MapR achieved the highest score for its current offering across all vendors’ solutions is a great acknowledgement of how MapR ensures production success for Hadoop," said Jack Norris, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies. "MapR is working with customers around the world on enterprise Hadoop deployments to transform their business and gain measurable competitive advantage.”  

MapR provides a proven, enterprise-grade platform for NoSQL and Hadoop that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR delivers unique ease of use, dependability and performance advantages. With the latest M7 Edition, MapR has also removed the trade-offs organizations face when looking to deploy a NoSQL solution. M7 not only delivers enterprise-grade features such as Instant Recovery, Snapshots and Mirroring but also provides scale, strong consistency, reliability and continuous low latency.

To access a copy of The Forrester WaveTM: Big Data Hadoop Solutions please visit here.

"The Forrester WaveTM: Big Data Hadoop Solutions, Q1 2014, February 2014. Copyright (c) 2014, Forrester Research, Inc.

About MapR Technologies

MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified distribution for Hadoop. MapR is used by more than 500 customers across financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. MapR is based in San Jose, CA. Connect with MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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