MapR Expands Asia Pac Presence with New Office in Korea

MapR Technologies, Inc., a provider of an an enterprise-grade platform for NoSQL and Hadoop, is expanding its Asia Pac presence with an office in Seoul.   MapR has also formed a partnership agreement with LG CNS.  Under the terms of the agreement, LG CNS, a global IT service provider with expertise in big data technology in Korea, will provide system integration and consulting services across Korea for the MapR Distribution for Hadoop and NoSQL.

“Since we are seeing very strong demand in the Korean market with the introduction of mature big data technology and the government’s investment plan in high-growth areas, we are opening a Korea branch office to build-out our presence in the region with a focus on delivering the MapR platform’s advanced technology to the enterprise market,” said Steve Fitz, senior vice president, worldwide field operations, MapR Technologies. 

Most recently, MapR delivered the M7 Edition, an enterprise-grade platform for NoSQL and Hadoop, providing ease of use, dependability and performance advantages. The MapR distribution provides full data protection, no single points of failure, improved performance, and dramatic ease of use advantages.

During the last six months, MapR has expanded its footprint in the region establishing an office in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo which joins Asia Pac headquarters in Singapore.