MapR Technologies VP of Marketing to Speak at Up 2012 Cloud Computing Conference
San Jose, CA

Session focuses on big data opportunities in the cloud

MapR Technologies, Inc., the Hadoop technology leader, today announced that Jack Norris, vice president of marketing, will be a featured speaker at Up 2012 Cloud Computing Conference taking place on December 12 at the South San Francisco Conference Center, in San Francisco, CA.

The session, titled "Harnessing Big Data in the Cloud," will be held at 4:45 pm on Wednesday, December 12. IDC estimates that by 2020, business transactions on the Internet, business-to-business and business-to-consumer, will reach 450 billion per day. To collect, process and harness data at these levels of volume, variety and velocity, enterprises need scalable technologies and leveraging the cloud to do so is inevitable. MapR is the open, enterprise grade distribution for Hadoop that allows enterprises to harness Big Data in an easy, dependable and fast manner. This session will provide insights into how MapR's customers are using Hadoop in the cloud. It will also spotlight which enterprise features are most critical for these users.

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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

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