New Delhi, India, December 19, 2014: MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache Hadoop, has announced it has formed an alliance with SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services. The two companies are collaborating in the area of business analytics and enterprise-grade Hadoop for customer environments. Customers will be able to leverage powerful SAS business analytics with the MapR advanced distributed data platform to empower organizations with the insights needed to make the best decisions possible for competitive advantage.
“SAS is committed to helping customers leverage the power of advanced analytics on their big data. The use of SAS analytics software with MapR will help data scientists and analysts gain new business insights from their Hadoop-based data,” said Elishia Rousos, SAS Sr.Manager, Alliance Management.
“Through this alliance, customers benefit from the ability to make better business decisions faster through the market-leading analytics of SAS and the advanced architecture and performance of MapR,” said Steve Campbell, director of business development, MapR Technologies.
MapR and SAS will collaborate around Hadoop integration, support of joint customers, and future go-to-market opportunities.