Unbelievable Machine and MapR Technologies Expand Partnership
Reseller agreement targets enterprise-class Hadoop projects and cloud services in Germany
BERLIN and Munich, Germany – September 24th, 2014 – MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, and Unbelievable Machine, a specialist in big data and data sciences, today announced an expanded partnership agreement. Now an official MapR resale partner, Berlin-based Unbelievable Machine (*um) will provide comprehensive technical and training services in support of the MapR Distribution for Hadoop in Germany.
“The MapR Distribution including Hadoop offers numerous advantages, including scalability for managing extreme data volumes, minimal outage risk with 24/7 use, and real-time processing at world-record speeds,” according to *um founder and CEO Ravin Mehta, “We have been working with MapR since 2012, and use its technology as part of our *umDMR cloud services. The expanded agreement we are announcing today allows us to offer our clients a solution that best fits their very individual needs, depending on their use case and strategy.”
The innovative *umDMR (Dynamic MapReduce) for Hadoop in the cloud allows the dynamic creation of Hadoop clusters via an API or simple command lines from 1 to n nodes. The solution includes a wide variety of standard open source packages including Hive, Pig and HBase and uses a cost effective “billed by resources used” model within the wider *umCloud environment.
“Unbelievable Machine is an exciting and innovative partner and we look forward to our expanded relationship to deliver solutions for a variety of big data use cases for customers across the region,” said Patrik Svanström, VP EMEA, MapR Technologies.
The MapR Distribution including Hadoop is a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. Enabling organisations to successfully leverage the power of Hadoop, MapR provides a secure multi-tenant environment with high availability, disaster recovery, consistent snapshots, and the best in-Hadoop database, MapR-DB, to reliably run both operational and analytical processing in one platform.
About unbelievable Machine Company
The unbelievable Machine Company (*um), which has its headquarters in Berlin, is the specialist in big data/data science, cloud services and Internet applications. Founded in 2008, we develop with around hundred employees precise solutions for the individual business challenges of major players such as Deutsche Post, Gebr. Heinemann, myToys.de, Nokia, Deutsche Welle, nugg.ad and Optivo. Our pioneering solutions and services have already won many awards including the Best in Big Data Award of the weekly newspaper “Computerwoche”. In 2013 *um was named Cool Vendor by Gartner in the category Information Infrastructure and Big Data as the only European supplier. For more information, please visit http://www.unbelievable-machine.com/
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 500 customers across financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google 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 Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.
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