MapR and SAS Partner to Help Customers Get Big Data Results Faster

Within the big data industry there is always potential value for organizations to create relationships with one another and share their technology and expertise. MapR, provider of an enterprise grade distributed data platform including Hadoop, has announced a relationship with SAS, a provider of business analytics software and services.

The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. With the partnership, MapR and SAS aim to give their customers a competitive advantage when it comes to data by leveraging the business analytics of SAS and the MapR platform.

SAS analytics software combined with MapR will help data scientists and analysts gain new business insights from their Hadoop-based data, according to the companies. “If I were to summarize the journey the two companies are on, it is about getting data results bigger and faster,” explained Jack Norris, CMO, MapR Technologies. The partnership of both organizations will allow for additional flexibility and control of Hadoop-based data.

MapR and SAS will collaborate around Hadoop integration, support of joint customers, and future go-to-market opportunities. 

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