MapR Achieves Highest Score for Current Offering in NoSQL Key-Value Databases Report by Independent Research Firm
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that it was among the select companies that Forrester Research, Inc., invited to participate in its September 2014 report entitled The Forrester Wave™: NoSQL Key-Value Databases, Q3 2014. In this evaluation, MapR was cited as a Leader and achieved the highest score for Current Offering among all reviewed vendors. 

“This acknowledgement that MapR earned the highest score for its current offering across all evaluated NoSQL key-value database products comes on the heels of it also earning the highest score for its current offering among all reviewed Big Data Hadoop Solutions2,” said Jack Norris, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies.  “For us, this is further validation of our technology lead for enterprise production success.”

The MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop is a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. Enabling organizations to successfully leverage the power of Hadoop, MapR provides a secure multi-tenant environment with high availability, disaster recovery, consistent snapshots, and the best in-Hadoop database, MapR-DB, to reliably run both operational and analytical processing in one platform. 

To access a copy of The Forrester WaveTM: NoSQL Key-Value Databases, Q3 2014 please visit here.

1"The Forrester WaveTM:, NoSQL Key-Value Databases, Q3 2014. Copyright (c) 2014, Forrester Research, Inc.

2"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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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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MapR Technologies, Inc.
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