MapR Technologies Wins Gold in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards®
San Jose, CA

Converged Data Platform recognized as Best in IT Software

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s only Converged Data Platform, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry's leading technology research and advisory guide, has named MapR Technologies a Gold winner in the 11th Annual 2016 IT World Awards® in the Best IT Software category. The industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry.

MapR won for its MapR Converged Data Platform, which integrates Hadoop and Spark with real-time database capabilities, global event streaming, and scalable enterprise storage to power a new generation of real-time data applications. The patented MapR Platform delivers enterprise-grade security, reliability, and real-time performance while dramatically lowering both hardware and operational costs of company’s most important applications and data.

“An industry analyst survey validates that MapR customers achieve a three-year return on investment (ROI) of 382% and over $20 million in business benefits,” said David Cross, chief marketing officer, MapR Technologies.  “From day one we’ve uniquely architected our platform to successfully help companies generate maximum value from their real-time operational applications. It’s an honor for the MapR Converged Data Platform to receive industry recognition as the Best IT Software.”

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices, the annual IT World Awards encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, hot technologies, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

Winners from all over the world will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, June 27, 2016, during the 2016 SVUS Red Carpet Awards Ceremony Dinner.



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

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