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

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

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 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 Future Fund, Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. Connect with MapR on LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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