MapR Recipient of Global Award for Solution Innovation Partner of the Year at Cisco Partner Summit 2015
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, announced today that it has received a Cisco® Partner Summit Global award, recognized as Solution Innovation Partner of the Year. Cisco revealed the winners at a Global Awards reception during its annual partner conference, which took place last week in Montreal, Canada.

Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Global awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.

“It gives me great privilege to recognize our partners for blazing new trails and making amazing things happen for our customers on delivering business outcomes and true value,” said Bruce Klein, senior vice president, Worldwide Partner Organization, Cisco. “I am honored to present the Solution Innovation Partner of the Year award to MapR in recognition of its outstanding achievement in boldly leading customers to their next phase of business productivity and growth.”

“MapR is honored by this global recognition, which reaffirms the value we bring to customers and the Cisco partner ecosystem,” said Steve Fitz, senior vice president, worldwide field operations for MapR Technologies.   "This award is a testament to the significant momentum we are seeing in the marketplace for our combined solutions, and the desire of customers to move Hadoop into real-time, operational workloads using MapR.”

Cisco Partner Summit Global awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across all geographical regions. MapR is also a recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region Award for ISV Partner of the Year, Asia Pacific and Japan.

All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization and regional executives. 

 

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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.

Media Contacts

Beth Winkowski
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(978) 649-7189
bwinkowski@maprtech.com

Kim Pegnato
MapR Technologies, Inc.
(781) 620-0016
kpegnato@maprtech.com

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