MapR Technologies Named One of 40 Companies to Watch in 2012 by Information Management Magazine
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc., the provider of the open, enterprise-grade distribution for Apache Hadoop, today announced it has been named to Information Management Magazine's list of 40 Vendors to Watch in 2012. This is the publication's third annual listing and spotlights big data companies, real-time analytics providers, cloud mash-up developers and other innovative software firms that are changing the way enterprises manage information.
 
The 40 vendors were chosen by the magazine's editors with the help of a dozen leading IT professional firms and analysts. The editors and experts created an initial listing of more than 100 companies, each selected for its ability to deliver technologies that offer practical solutions to IT managers charged with exploiting new opportunities for their organizations. The editors extensively researched each vendor's products and sales, and considered overall IT buying trends and technology adoption rates, to pick the 40 companies on the list.
 
"We noticed significant product interest in areas of big data, data analytics, and other technologies that enable organizations to find new markets, get closer to customers and grow," says Information Management Editor-in-Chief Julie Langenkamp-Muenkel. "Business intelligence software and services also remains a strong and evolving marketplace for technology buyers. It's gaining new attention particularly where there are options."
 
"We are honored to be named to this list by the editors of Information Management and industry analysts," said Jack Norris, vice president of marketing, MapR Technologies. "This award is an acknowledgement of our significant customer adoption and our partnerships with industry leaders such as Amazon, Cisco, EMC and Google."
 
The full list of "40 Vendors We're Watching" for 2012 with details on each is available here.
 
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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

www.mapr.com/company/press-releases