MapR Receives Back-to-Back Honors from CRN
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17, 2017 — MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that enables organizations to create intelligent applications that fully integrate analytics with operational processes in real time, today announced that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Geneva Lake, MapR vice president, Worldwide Alliances, Channels, to its annual Women of the Channel list, as well as recognized her achievements in the prestigious 2017 list of “Up & Comers.” In addition, CRN recently selected MapR for its 2017 Big Data 100 list.
CRN’s editorial team compiles the Women of the Channel list based on candidates’ professional accomplishments, demonstrated expertise and ongoing dedication to the channel. From this list, a handful of promising new channel leaders are selected for the Up & Comers list. This talented group of women is recognized for a range of skills and accomplishments, including the development and streamlining of channel partner programs and strategies, as well as excellence in partner engagement and marketing.
“I’m honored to be recognized by the editors of CRN,” said Lake. “Leading the alliances group for MapR has given me the opportunity to extend our channel network across the globe. The MapR software platform provides speed, scale and reliability from the edge to the cloud. Organizations around the world require that flexibility and advantage in today’s competitive digital economy, and our partner programs help us deliver that value effectively to customers.”
MapR was also selected for CRN’s annual Big Data 100 list. This list honors the ingenuity of tech suppliers bringing to market innovative offerings for harnessing the increasingly huge amounts of data generated in today’s digital world, raising the bar for data management and challenging established IT practices.
“Businesses everywhere are faced with managing information streams of unprecedented volume and complexity, requiring more powerful and efficient tools than ever before for capturing, storing, organizing, securing and analyzing data,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “CRN is pleased to present the 2017 Big Data 100, a list of vendors whose ingenuity and creative problem-solving have introduced remarkable new ways to help solution providers tackle this mammoth task. Congratulations to these Big Data aces, who have not only kept pace with the rapidly evolving demands of the data management field, but also innovated and challenged the status quo.”
The 2017 Big Data 100 list is available online at www.crn.com/bigdata100. The 2017 Women of the Channel and Up & Comers lists will be featured in the June issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.CRN.com/wotc.
About the Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace. www.thechannelco.com.
About MapR Technologies
Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., MapR provides the industry’s only Converged Data Platform that enables customers to harness the power of big data by combining analytics in real-time to operational applications to improve business outcomes. With MapR, enterprises have a data management platform for undertaking digital transformation initiatives to achieve competitive edge. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Microsoft, SAP, and other leading businesses are part of the global MapR partner ecosystem. For more information, visit www.mapr.com.