MapR Technologies Welcomes Australia and New Zealand Country Manager to Extend Reach in Asia Pacific

MapR Technologies, Inc.,  the leader in Apache™ Hadoop® technology for big data deployments, today announced the appointment of Justin Bock as Australia and New Zealand country manager. Justin’s key responsibility is to drive sales and strategic partnerships in the region, further extending the reach of MapR in the Asia Pacific marketplace.

“Justin is well positioned to help drive the growth of MapR in Australia and New Zealand and we are delighted to have him join our Asia Pacific team. He comes to MapR with many years of experience in the industry, a sound understanding of Big Data and an appreciation of Hadoop and the MapR point of difference,” commented Martin Darling, vice president, Asia Pacific & Japan, MapR Technologies.

Of his new appointment with MapR, Mr. Bock said, “I am thrilled to be joining MapR and am excited by the incredible opportunities I see to enable the transfer of big data into business outcomes in the region. There is definitely enormous room for the growth of big data in Australia and New Zealand in every key industry.”

“We feel certain that big data will emerge as the competitive weapon for companies in our market, as more and more organizations use big data and Hadoop to help pinpoint consumer preferences, upsell and cross-sell opportunities, mitigate risk and reduce operational costs,” Mr. Darling noted.

Prior to joining MapR, Mr. Bock worked with Logicalis for ten years, during which time he was the national sales director and prior to that, general manager. Bock has also spent a number of years with telecommunications company WorldCom International (now Verizon).

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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