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Bill Peterson
Director of Product Marketing, MapR Technologies

William “Bill” Peterson is the Director of Product Marketing for MapR. Prior to MapR, William was the Director of Product and Solutions Marketing for CenturyLink Technology Solutions, where he was responsible for marketing, strategy and leadership for the company’s big data efforts. Prior to CenturyLink, Bill ran Product and Solutions Marketing for NetApp’s Big Analytics and Hadoop solutions. In addition to his marketing role at NetApp, Bill was the Marketing Co-Chair for the Analytics and Big Data committee, SNIA. Prior to joining NetApp, Bill held leadership positions at IDC within the Software Consulting Group, and at Page One PR. Bill has also served as a research analyst at IDC and The Hurwitz Group, covering the operating environments, portals, content management and business intelligence markets. In addition, Bill was Director of Marketing for TurboLinux, where he led the S-1 team. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President of Marketing for Venturcom, ran vertical solutions marketing for Computer Associates, and was an IT manager at Harvard University.

Bill did his undergraduate work at Bentley University, and has completed MBA coursework at Suffolk University.

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Posted on April 18, 2016 by Bill Peterson

MapR, Cisco, and SAP have been collaborating for years to help you gain insight from all of your data sources. Today, we’re excited to announce that Cisco has developed an appliance that includes the MapR Converged Data Platform for SAP HANA, making it much easier and faster for you to harness the power of big data.

Posted on October 2, 2015 by Bill Peterson

The MapR Distribution including Hadoop is now available on the Azure Fast Start. This solution enables push button deployment of MapR on the Azure cloud infrastructure, providing you with the solutions to turn your big data into big money.

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Bill Peterson

MapR is glad to partner with SAP and we are excited to see them bring lead-edge innovations to the market. We are thrilled today to talk about a new offering from SAP that along with the MapR data platform to help you better serve your customers and simplify how your business works.

Posted on April 20, 2015 by Bill Peterson

By combining Teradata’s QueryGrid with MapR, you now can get access to the data in your data warehouse as well as Hadoop and NoSQL data sets in MapR.

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