MapR to Host Webinar Featuring Independent Research Firms on Hadoop in the Cloud
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, is hosting an upcoming one-hour webinar featuring GigaOM, Neuralytix and Dragon Slayer Consulting: Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud.

What: Considerations for Hadoop in the Cloud webinar

Who: GigaOM Research Director for Cloud, Jo Maitland; Neuralytix Managing Director, Ben Woo; Dragon Slayer Consulting President, Marc Staimer and MapR Vice President of Marketing, Jack Norris.

Date/Time: Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET, 10:00 a.m. PT

Interest in using Hadoop to process large data sets is growing fast. Enterprises are moving from proof of concept to positioning Hadoop as a strategic platform. With that comes a set of questions on how to harden it for mission-critical applications.

What Will Be Discussed:

  • What are the use cases for Hadoop in the cloud?
  • Are all Hadoop cloud services created equal?
  • What are the challenges of deploying Hadoop in the cloud today?
  • What are the future trends surrounding Big Data and Hadoop in the cloud?

Who Should Attend:

  • CIOs
  • Data managers/developers
  • IT decision makers
  • Business strategists and decision makers
  • Cloud platform providers
  • Service provider executives
  • Enterprise software and technology vendors

Dont miss this opportunity to hear these leading thought-leaders discuss the issues and compare best practices.

Register today at: http://www.mapr.com/company/events/webseminars


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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