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DevOps
Five incoming changes in data management
January 2019
Scott Hubbard shares five key trends he sees incoming in the way that we store, manage and analyse data in 2019.
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Data
Making an impact with data: top tips for CDOs
June 2018
Data should not be viewed as an asset in-and-of-itself, but a raw material that can be leveraged.
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Big Data
A look at how DataOps can drive significant business value
April 2018
DataOps is emerging as a significant new trend that will serve to increase collaboration, agility and operational efficiency for large organisations.
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Big Data
Fighting back against cyber attacks with big data analytics
February 2018
The more log data businesses amass, the greater opportunity they’ll have to detect, diagnose and protect themselves from cyber-attacks.
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Data analytics
From in vogue to in production: MapR predicts a rise in enterprise AI
January 2018
IDC predicts that the percentage of useful data will grow from 22% in 2013 to 37% in 2020, even as the volume of data available grows exponentially.
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IBM
MapR brings on former IBM sales director to manage ANZ channel
December 2017
​MapR Technologies has announced the appointment of Paul Bennett to the role of ANZ Country Manager where he will manage partner development.
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Managed Services
MapR launches managed services for improved DataOps
October 2017
MapR Managed Services are designed to enable customers to focus on accelerating greater value from the MapR Platform.
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Distributed Denial of Service
Interview: Know your enemy - MapR talks big data and DDoS prevention
October 2017
We spoke to Steve Nunez about Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and how big data is helping to fend them off.
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Public Cloud
MapR Converged Data Platform hits the Oracle Cloud Marketplace
October 2017
MapR says it’s data technologies platform will enable a unified operational and analytic data service for Oracle Cloud customers.
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General Data Protection Regulation
MapR and Talend collaborate to deliver new data lake solution
August 2017
The trio have announced a new governed GDPR data lake solution to address requirements of the EU's upcoming GDPR legislation.
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Machine learning
Exclusive interview: Machine learning vs deep learning - what's the difference?
August 2017
Amazon and Netflix also leverage machine learning to generate tailored recommendations for books and films based on preferences and purchase history.
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Cloud
MapR serves up new elite program for system integrators
August 2017
MapR has launched a new 'elite' program for systems integrators on the back of high demand for its Converge Partners Program.
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Big Data
Aussie heath care & education: Transforming Govt. services with Big Data
July 2017
Big Data can enhance student achievement by providing a wider view of the education system in Australia and increase institutions performances.
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MapR
NTT Data pledges big data efficiency through MapR's Converge Partners Program
June 2017
NTT Data Solutions is the newest member of MapR Technologies Converge Partners program. The two companies will work together on big data workloads.
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Big Data
DDoS: How Big Data can help combat a real and prevalent threat
May 2017
DDoS attacks are becoming more and more prevalent. More than 2000 attacks observed every day force thousands of websites into shutdown.
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Storage
SAP looks to MapR for cloud infrastructure support
April 2017
“As a market leader and innovator, SAP continues to pursue an aggressive cloud agenda as the needs of its customers have evolved."
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Japan
MapR Technologies announce new VP for Asia Pacific and Japan
March 2017
MapR Technologies today announced the appointment of Simon Dale to lead the organisation in the Asia Pacific region.
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Docker
Converged data: 'Speed, scale and efficiency'
February 2017
“The ability to change direction rapidly for testing new software or deploying an application is a key advantage for us."
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Partner Programmes
MapR unveils partner programme as APAC growth skyrockets
June 2016
"Strong momentum in the past several months have continued in multiple regions with 100% growth in the Americas and EMEA, and 140% growth in APAC."
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Cloud
MapR reports record quarter as big data analytics demand soars
May 2016
Rising demand for next-gen data analytics, as companies seek to but their data to work, is propelling big data specialist MapR to new highs.
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Cisco
MapR takes out Cisco ISV Partner of the Year APJ award
April 2016
Big data and Hadoop specialist MapR Technologies has been named as Cisco’s Independent Software Vendor Partner of the Year for Asia Pacific and Japan.
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Big Data
Big data: From 'shiny objects' to fundamental value
January 2016
Big data was a big topic in 2015. So what lies ahead in 2016? MapR boss John Schroeder outlines what he believes will be 2016's five big data trends.
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Cloud
MapR serves up 'greater, smarter business for big data'
December 2015
MapR is offering up 'greater, smarter business for big data' with a new converged platform designed to address IoT and other analytics issues.
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Big Data
Macquarie deploys big data platform, improves Govt comms
November 2015
Macquarie Telecom has deployed MapR, the big data platform, and says the move is bringing performance and security benefits to the Australian govt.