MapR's Continues to Create Success Stories with their Customers

By CIOReview | Friday, February 26, 2016

SAN JOSE, CA: MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of converged data platform, recently announced the MapR Converged Data Platform continues to help customers leverage new big data technologies in order to understand their business better along with incorporating those insights into their operations as it happens.
MapR’s clients have garnered industry accolades for their achievements with managing real-time data in their deployed environments.

“These combined Spark and MapR-based workflow and integration layers allow the company’s life science researchers to meaningfully take advantage of the tens of thousands of experiments that public organizations have conducted—a significant competitive advantage,” reported Datanami in an interview with David Tester, application architect for Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research. Datanami is a leading IT publication that has presented Big Data All-Star awards to outstanding leaders in big data from several companies, including Comcast, comScore, Experian, IRI, National Institute of Health, National Oilwell Varco (NOV), Novartis, and Wells Fargo.

IDC, an independent research firm, recently did some in-depth analysis by interviewing a number of organizations using the MapR Converged Data Platform for a White Paper, sponsored by MapR. Results of the third-party research concluded on average that MapR customers will earn a three-year Return on Investment (ROI) of 382 percent and generate $26.6 million annually on average over three years in incremental revenue. Additionally, the research revealed that the MapR Platform enabled data scientists and application developers to achieve strong performance, resiliency, and improved timeliness and quality of analytical outputs.

“This IDC research confirms the business value our customers achieve with their MapR deployments,” said Jack Norris, Chief Marketing Officer, MapR Technologies.  “In today’s competitive environment, companies across every industry face the challenge of creating value from a growing influx of data and converting it into useful insights. The convergence of Hadoop, Spark and other big data technologies in a single platform is the innovation which enables our customers to experience real-time operational analytics with unprecedented performance, efficiency, and scalability,” he added.