30 May, 2014
Company NameMapR Technologies
Big Data Landscape CategoryAnalytics and Visualization
HQSan Jose, CA
MapR Technologies is a privately held enterprise software company that provides solutions to help process and analyze data through Hadoop. MapR software specializes in leveraging MapReduce, stream processing in real-time and conducting search and discovery in a variety of database types. The company is also a frequent contributor to ongoing Hadoop projects (ZooKeeper, Hive, etc.).
Founders: M.C. Srivas and John Schroeder
CEO: John Schroeder
2009: MapR founded; MapR awarded initial venture capital investment—$9 million from New Enterprise Associates and Lightspeed Venture Partners in a Series A round
2012: Version 2.0 of the MapR Distribution released; UK office opened
2013: MapR M7 released; Japanese, German, Swedish and French offices opened
MapR’s headquarters is in San Jose, California, USA. The company has offices abroad in Europe and Japan, as well as a research and development facility in Hyderabad, India.