Beats Music is a new kind of streaming music service that focuses on providing a personalized music experience for each user through a unique blend of digital innovation and musical passion. Programmed by a trusted team of well-respected music experts with over 300 years of experience across all genres, Beats Music delivers the right music for any situation, any time, and any preference, personalized to your tastes. By using Hadoop, Beats Music is able to provide a completely new personalized service from over 20 million songs in their library.
Beats Music: Personalized Music Experience Through Digital Innovation
SPINS: Leading Data Analytics and Business Intelligence Company Focused on the Natural and Specialty Products Industry
SPINS is a data analytics and business intelligence company focused on the natural, organic, and specialty products industry. The company provides consumer insights, retail measurement, product libraries, analytics reporting, and consulting services for retail and manufacturing clients.
SPINS is using the MapR M7 Distribution for Apache™ Hadoop® Enterprise Database Edition running on Cisco® UCS™ Servers to ingest retail POS data and to manage core processing for analytics. While currently that data is loaded into a relational database for reporting, SPINS is transitioning to store their data into the integrated NoSQL database in MapR M7, which leverages the Apache HBase API. MapR provides the speed and responsiveness needed to deliver the large reports that SPINS customers request.
Samsung Electronics: World's Largest Manufacturer of Mobile Phones and Smartphones
Samsung Electronics is one of the world’s largest semiconductor manufacturers, and South Korea’s top electronics company. It makes many kind of consumer devices, including DVD players, digital TVs, and digital still cameras; computers, color monitors, LCD panels, and printers; semiconductors such as DRAMs, static RAMs, flash memory, and display drivers; and communication devices ranging from wireless handsets and smartphones to networking gear. The company, which is the flagship member of Samsung Group, also makes microwave ovens, refrigerators, air conditioners, and washing machines. Nearly half of sales come from the Asia/Pacific region.
Return Path: Worldwide Leader in Email Intelligence
Return Path, an email intelligence software company, helps businesses build better relationships with their customers, improve their marketing ROI, and combat fraud. The company has confidently grown its business with MapR’s enterprise features like NFS, reduced administrative costs and responsive technical support. Being an early adopter of Hadoop, Return Path expects its Hadoop platform to be as stable as its Oracle platform.
The Climate Corporation: Helping Farmers Through Software and Insurance
The Climate Corporation uses machine learning to predict the weather and other essential elements for agribusiness.
The Climate Corporation aims to help farmers around the world protect and improve their farming operations with uniquely powerful software and insurance products. The company’s proprietary technology platform combines hyper-local weather monitoring, agronomic data modeling, and high-resolution weather simulations. .
Solutionary: Leading Pure-Play Managed Security Service Provider
Solutionary, a leading Managed Security Service Provider in North America, delivers managed security services and professional consulting services to mid-sized organizations and global enterprises. The Apache Hadoop solution delivered by MapR has reduced time needed to investigate security events for relevance and impact, improved data availability to enable new services and security analytics, and enhanced agility with ability to deploy on-demand capacity.
comScore: Digital Marketing Intelligence Provider
comScore uses Hadoop to process over 1.7 trillion internet and mobile records per month, providing syndicated and custom digital marketing intelligence. comScore selected MapR for its Hadoop distribution due to MapR’s unique high availability features and greater performance and scalability.
Xactly: Cloud-based Incentive Compensation and Sales Performance Management Solutions
Xactly provides secure, cloud-based incentive compensation and sales performance management solutions that enable firms from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies to easily design, manage, and optimize incentive compensation programs that save time, reduce risk and motivate and align employee behaviors with corporate goals. As Xactly's business was growing rapidly, they needed a Hadoop distribution that could quickly integrate with their existing architecture. MapR’s unique NFS mounting capability gave them a time- to-market advantage over other solutions.
HP: The World's Largest Technology Company
HP leverages MapR as a low-cost, massive storage platform to integrate, consolidate, and analyze data from multiple sources. Its “data lake” has enabled the development of new solutions and client offerings, which are helping to improve the overall HP customer experience across all touch-points. After a comprehensive evaluation of Hadoop vendors, HP selected MapR as the clear choice for its performance, high availability, disaster recovery, manageability, and scalability.
Ancestry.com: The World’s Largest Online Family History Resource
Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, uses machine learning and several other statistical techniques to provide services such as ancestry information and DNA sequencing to its users.
Ancestry.com relies on the high availability of MapR to run their DNA pipeline constantly, with no interruptions.
Rubicon Project : Leading Digital Advertising Auctions Platform
The Rubicon Project is the leading technology company automating the buying and selling of advertising globally that has surpassed Google in US audience reach. It provides real-time trading technology to its users and relies on Hadoop to store and analyze petabytes worth of data. MapR allows Rubicon – which has been involved with Hadoop for over four years - to run Hadoop cluster with just one dedicated administrator. Rubicon relies on MapR’s self healing HA, disaster recovery and advanced monitoring features.
Cisco: Worldwide Leader in Networking
Cisco IT built a Big Data Platform to transform data management and provide big data analytics services to Cisco business teams. Cisco used MapR for their enterprise Hadoop architecture to unlock hidden business intelligence of their globally distributed large data sets, including structured and unstructured information, while also providing service-level agreements (SLAs) for internal customers. The complete infrastructure solution let Cisco analyze service sales opportunities in 1/10 the time, at 1/10 the cost; generated $40 million in incremental service bookings in the current fiscal year; and yielded a multi-tenant enterprise platform while delivering immediate business value.
Cision : Market Leader in PR Software and Media Tools
Cision is the market leader in PR software and media tools and the world’s leading source of media contacts and information. Cision chose MapR because of its ability to help them scale their business more flexibly, efficiently and cost-effectively. MapR is also empowering Cision to provide new offerings to their customers—moving from serving data to offering insights and recommendations.
Live Nation : World's Largest Live Entertainment Ticket Seller and Promoter
Live Nation is the world's largest ticket seller and promoter of live entertainment. Live Nation Network, one of its 4 businesses, is the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions that enablesover 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms.
Rocket Internet: The World's Largest Internet Incubator
Rocket Internet selected MapR for their Hadoop-based Marketing Analyses Platform. Rocket, the world's largest Internet incubator, has been building online companies since 1999 and has created over 100 market leading companies in 50+ countries. Rocket is now using the power of the MapR Distribution for Hadoop to deliver an enhanced analytics engine, which can better determine the impact of each marketing channel and each keyword on overall client business. In terms of real-world return, the performance gains are allowing the company to better optimize marketing spend down to a single keyword.