DST and MapR announce tie-in to offer big data solutions

MapRData Science Technologies (DST) has partnered with MapR Technologies, distributor for Apache Hadoop, to offer cutting-edge technologies to address Big Data challenges for business critical applications including oil and gas

As part of the agreement, DST will market and offer the MapR Enterprise Edition, MapR Enterprise Database Edition and the MapR Sandbox for Hadoop in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman to help enterprise customers quickly and effortlessly capture critical big data insights.

DST sales manager Shashi Kanth said, “Enterprises in the business of data have the most to gain from the MapR Distribution including Apache Hadoop.

“MapR provides full data protection, no single points of failure, improved performance, and ease of use advantages to data-driven enterprises. This partnership enables DST to add its Big Data skills strength to the reliability, scalability and performance of the MapR enterprise-grade platform, delivering one the most comprehensive offerings for Hadoop applications.”

MapR is purpose-built to optimise data architectures, making them more agile, scalable, and real time. With an in-Hadoop NoSQL database, MapR helps organisations impact business as-it-happens through automated processes that shorten data-to-action cycles.

Xavier Guerin, vice-president of business development for EMEA, MapR Technologies, said, “Data Science Technologies offers deep knowledge in enterprise-class big data deployments and we look forward to working with them as we extend our presence in the Middle East.

“The company is a great addition to the MapR Advantage Partner programme.”

With this partnership, DST noted that it will be able to offer their customers the ability to leverage massive amounts of data to impact business as it happens, shifting the IT cost curve and allowing companies to strategically re-imagine their business models.

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