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MapR Recognized for Converged Big Data Platform; Doug Natal Comments

MapR Technologies has been recognized by two publications for the company’s converged data platform that works to help enterprise customers process, manage and secure large volumes of data. The company said Thursday it received Datanami’s “Best Big Data Product or Technology” award in the internet-of-things category and landed a spot …

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MapR Creates Federal Advisory Board to Aid Govt Clients in IT Modernization Efforts

San Jose, California-based converged data platform developer MapR Technologies has established a federal advisory board that aims to help familiarize U.S. government customers with big data management technologies. MapR said Wednesday the advisory board comprises former government leaders who previously worked at the Defense Department, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies and have knowledge of various issues that affect the government’s information …

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Macquarie Telecom Adopts MapR Cloud-Based Data Analytics Platform; Justin Bock Comments

Macquarie Telecom has implemented a MapR Technologies cloud-based data platform in Australia in an effort to help government agencies there protect online communications from potential cyber attacks. MapR Distribution works to analyze big data workloads in hybrid cloud environments and detect network vulnerabilities through the Apache Hadoop software framework, MapR said Tuesday. Apache …

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Study: NoSQL, MapReduce Platforms to Help Drive Govt and Defense Big Data Market

A Research and Markets report forecasts that big data in government and defense market will grow 30 percent year-over-year through 2020. The research firm said Tuesday the growth will be driven by the emergence of data management technologies such as NoSQL database and Hadoop MapReduce platforms. The government and defense industry accounts for approximately …

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MapR, Microsoft to Offer Hadoop On-Demand Via Azure Cloud

Microsoft and MapR Technologies are planning to deliver MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop via Azure‘s cloud services and integrate MapR Distribution with Azure Data Lake. MapR said Wednesday the partnership aims to provide Hadoop to clients on demand and enable additional capacity for storage and analytics. Azure customers will also have access to the MapR-DB NoSQL database …

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MapR Wins Cisco Partner Award; Steve Fitz Comments

MapR Technologies has won a Cisco Partner Summit Global award in recognition of its corporate practices, sales strategies and business outcome-driven platforms. The company received the 2015 Solution Innovation Partner of the Year at Cisco’s partner conference held from April 27-30 in Montreal, MapR said Tuesday. “This award is a …

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MapR’s Ted Dunning Outlines New Role for Apache Software Foundation Incubator Project

Ted Dunning, chief application architect at MapR Technologies, has taken the additional role of vice president for the Apache Software Foundation Incubator Project, which supports the development of new software projects. In an interview published Thursday on the MapR blog, Dunning told Michele Nemschoff that the incubator project works to familiarize contributors …

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Information Builders, MapR Technologies Partner on BI, Hadoop Distribution Services

Information Builders has entered into an alliance with MapR Technologies to provide enterprise customers with a combination of the former’s business intelligence and analytics software and MapR’s Apache Hadoop distribution platform. The companies said Wednesday the partnership works to manage data integrity to generate insights from “impactful” analytics. Gerald Cohen, president and CEO …

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MapR, Teradata to Host Big Data Everywhere Conference

MapR Technologies and Teradata will host a one-day conference May 12 in Tysons Corner, Va. to discuss the Hadoop platform and its surrounding technologies. The “Big Data Everywhere” conference will bring users and developers together to share their experience via technical sessions and user success stories. Industry leaders will also exchange Hadoop knowledge, share best …

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MapR Hadoop Training Program Seeks to Build Up Federal Contractor IT Workforce Skills

A new free training program from MapR Technologies launched in January for information technology administrators, developers and data analysts to obtain certifications for data distribution platform Apache Hadoop. This program aims to help alleviate a skills shortage in the federal contracting arena, a public sector leader at MapR says. Tom White, a senior …

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