MapR Technologies Signs Corporate Contributor License Agreement for Apache Software Foundation
San Jose, CA

MapR Technologies, Inc. today announced the signing of the Apache Corporate Contributor License Agreement. The Corporate Contributor license allows MapR and designated employees to submit software contributions to the Apache Software Foundation.
"We're committed to helping the Apache Hadoop community continue to thrive and expand," said John Schroeder, CEO and Co-Founder, MapR Technologies. "The community has had a significant impact on big data computing and we intend to support these efforts with our own contributions."
"This move is part of our exit from stealth and means that we will be able to contribute more openly to the Apache, other open source communities and the general ecosystem that is forming with Apache Hadoop related products," said Ted Dunning, Chief Application Architect of MapR Technologies and Apache committer and Project Management Committee (PMC) member. In a related company blog, Ted Dunning further detailed some of the MapR contributions.

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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