Bangalore, India, May 7, 2015: MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, has announced that it is the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region Award for ISV Partner of the Year, Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ). Cisco revealed the winners during its annual partner conference, which took place last week in Montreal, Canada.
Awarded to exemplary channel partners, the Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region awards are designed to recognize best-in-class business practices and serve as a model to the industry within their respective regions. Areas of consideration include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.
“Cisco is proud to work together with leading channel partners globally to innovate everywhere and create fresh ideas and possibilities for our customers in the Internet of Everything,” said Ruma Balasubramanian, vice president, Asia Pacific and Japan Partner Organization at Cisco. “It is an honor to recognize MapR with a Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Region award as ISV Partner of the Year, APJ further underscoring its outstanding accomplishments in this region.”
“MapR is honored by this recognition. Cisco has been a strong and strategic partner for MapR, and we have collaborated in many areas, including setting the high-performance TPC benchmark for Hadoop,” said Martin Darling, Vice President, Asia Pacific and Japan for MapR Technologies. “With new opportunities such as Internet of Things evolving big data management and analytics, we look forward to working closely with Cisco to provide businesses the best innovative Hadoop solutions.”
Cisco Partner Summit Geographical Regional awards reflect the top-performing partners within specific technology markets across the geographical region.
MapR also received last week a Cisco Partner Summit Global Award, where the company was recognized as Solution Innovation Partner of the Year. Areas of consideration for the Global Award include innovative practices, architecture-led approach successes, strategic business outcome-focused programs, seizing new opportunities and sales approaches.
All award recipients are selected by a group of Cisco Worldwide Partner Organization and regional executives.