MapR Technologies, the leader in next generation big data analytics technology was founded in 2009. MapR expands Hadoop capabilities to serve businesses critical and realtime applications. Our mission is to bring the next generation distribution for Hadoop, Map/Reduce and distributed storage, to Web 2.0, enterprise and government sectors, expanding usage and eliminating barriers to adoption.
MapR is headquartered in Silicon Valley and backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates and RedPoint. MapR is a new enterprise-class Hadoop distribution that improves performance by 2x - 5x, and lowers hardware cost by 50%. MapR is fully compatible with Apache Hadoop and provides high availability, data protection and disaster recovery, and is easy to administer and use. – less–ZoomInfo