Solutions jump-start deployments of enterprise data hub, security, and marketing applications

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–February 18, 2015–

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced at Strata + Hadoop World the immediate availability of three Quick Start Solutions for the MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop. These solutions address commonly-implemented and high-value Hadoop use cases for Data Warehouse Optimization and Analytics, Security Log Analytics and Recommendation Engines.

MapR Quick Start Solutions enable customers to realize faster time-to-value with their Hadoop implementations. Each solution incorporates best practices and knowledge gained from years of hands-on experience from data scientists and engineers who have built successful big data applications for customers leveraging Hadoop.

“We have combined best practices from leading and mature Hadoop deployments, along with a set of recommended tools and products in the Hadoop ecosystem, to minimize the learning curve for customers,” said Dave Jespersen, vice president of worldwide services, MapR Technologies. “These Quick Start Solutions help customers speed their deployments and realize even more rapid ROI.”

Details of each Quick Start Solution
Each Quick Start Solution is tailored around a specific solution area and includes data ingest modules, solution templates, two to four weeks of professional services, integrated training, and a small Hadoop cluster that can easily be expanded based on the solution requirements. Details of the three solution areas include:

  • Data Warehouse Optimization and Analytics Solution – gives customers the flexibility to use Hadoop with their data warehouse to reduces overall system cost by performing transformations on Hadoop and freeing up previously used storage and capacity. In addition, customers have the ability to add more types and sources of data into the MapR Distribution for more granular and richer analytics across the combined Hadoop and data warehouse solution.
  • Security Log Analytics Solution – enables analysis of historical data as well as real-time analysis of large volumes of security data, which can help in early detection of advanced and unknown threats. This solution augments existing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions by providing cost-effective storage and processing for deep analytics and by predicting anomalous behavior within the environment to identify unknown threats.
  • Recommendation Engine Solution – helps businesses increase revenues and customer loyalty by delivering real-time offers for products and services that combine past transactions, customer behavior and other customer attributes.

Availability and Pricing
The Quick Start Solutions are available today from MapR and authorized partners worldwide. Pricing begins at US$30,000.

MapR is showcasing its top-ranked, utility-grade Hadoop Distribution architected for real-time, data-centric enterprises this week at Strata + Hadoop World in booth #1009.

Supporting Quotes
“Comprehensive security analytics require powerful platforms, such as Hadoop, with the ability to store large volumes of data and provide deeper analytics through advancements such as machine learning,” said David Monahan, research director, security and risk Management, Enterprise Management Associates. “The Security Log Analytics Solution from MapR brings together an enterprise-grade Hadoop Distribution, along with tools in the Hadoop ecosystem and beyond, for visualization and search that can augment existing SIEM solutions with sophisticated activity correlation and analysis, behavior profiling and anomaly detection.”

“Faster time to analytics and business value is critical for line of business leaders. The new Quick Start Solutions from MapR, in combination with the Bedrock platform, will enable our joint customers to deploy a Hadoop-based end-to-end solution for data management and advanced analytics much more quickly,” said Ben Sharma, CEO, Zaloni.

About MapR Technologies
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified distribution for Hadoop. MapR is used by more than 700 customers across financial services, government, healthcare, internet, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Teradata and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. MapR is based in San Jose, CA. Connect with MapR on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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