New MapR-XD Extends Converged Data Platform to Create Cloud-scale Data Fabric

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by Angela Guess

A new press release out of the company reports, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the Converged Data Platform that fully integrates analytics with operational processes in real time, today announced MapR-XD, a cloud-scale data store to manage files and containers. As part of the MapR Converged Data Platform, MapR-XD uniquely supports any data type from the edge to the data center and multiple cloud environments with automatic policy-driven tiering from hot, warm or cold data. MapR-XD enables customers to create vast, global data fabrics which are inherently ready for analytical and operational applications making it easier to operationalize data. ‘MapR-XD will deliver a single view of data activity, which is critical for immediately identifying potential fraudulent payments,’ said BD Goel, chief product strategy and innovation officer, Paysafe. ‘The ability to unify, manage and act on data very quickly — whether it originated from the cloud, on-premises or at the edge — is a compelling value proposition for us. Reliably delivering a millisecond advantage in data analysis is how MapR helps us stay several steps ahead of cybercriminals’.”

The release goes on, “Storage and data management are in-the-midst of a generational replatforming to leap forward into the data age. Key shifts underway include rapidly appealing economics of flash and NVME technologies; the adoption of clouds and IoT at the edge; evolving use cases and workloads; new demands imposed by deep learning technologies; and the radical change in scale and types of data. ‘MapR-XD is the result of years of technical innovation and collaboration with our customers to develop a mission-critical modern data platform,’ said Anil Gadre, chief product officer, MapR Technologies. ‘By providing a robust solution to manage data movement across multiple locations with security, high performance and multi-tenancy, we believe MapR is a strategic solution for enterprises embarking on crafting and implementing a next gen data strategy. Our unique Converged Data Platform enables creating data fabric with a global view of data and metadata, supporting a wide diversity of data types for both analytics and operations’.”

Read more at Business Wire.

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