MapR Honored as a Gold Level Stevie® Award Winner in 2016 American Business Awards℠
San Jose, CA

Converged Data Platform wins Software - Big Data Solution category

 MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, was named the winner of a Gold Level Stevie® Award in the New Product or Service of the Year – Software – Big Data Solution category in The 14th Annual American Business Awards today.

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. 

More than 3,400 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Startup of the Year, Executive of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Live Event of the Year, and App of the Year, among others.  MapR was nominated in the category for New Product or Service of the Year – Software - Big Data Solution category.

MapR won for the MapR Converged Data Platform which was introduced in December 2015. The MapR Converged Data Platform ensures production success with a unique architecture designed specifically for business-critical applications, seamless big data access and integration, and the ability to run in real-time both operational and analytical processing and applications reliably on one platform.  MapR is the first and only platform that combines Hadoop with Spark, storage, NoSQL, and streaming capabilities on one unified cluster –to create global real-time data applications.

“The MapR Converged Data Platform is powered by the industry’s fastest, most reliable, secure and open infrastructure that dramatically lowers TCO and enables global real-time data applications,” said David Cross, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies.  “With a single agile data platform, we empower our customers to continuously innovate, unlock new revenue streams, and improve their business results. We are honored to be recognized for this prestigious award, which validates that MapR delivers the best big data technology solution in our industry.”

More than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year’s Stevie Award winners. “The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of entries we received this year. The competition was intense and every organization that has won should be proud,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of 2016 Stevie winners are available at  Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned,” the awards will be presented to winners at a gala ceremony at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Monday, June 20. Tickets are now on sale.


About MapR Technologies

Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., MapR provides the industry’s only Converged Data Platform that enables customers to harness the power of big data by combining analytics in real-time to operational applications to improve business outcomes. With MapR, enterprises have an unparalleled data management platform for undertaking digital transformation initiatives to achieve competitive edge. World-class companies have realized more than five times their return on investment using MapR. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP and other leading businesses are part of the global MapR partner ecosystem. For more information, visit

Media Contacts

Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
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Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(781) 620-0016