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John Schroeder, CEO of MapR Technologies, Named a 2014 Top Executive by CRN

Leading Publication Also Selects MapR Technologies as One of the Hottest Tech Startups Impacting the IT Channel, Technology Industry

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/12/14 -- MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that John Schroeder, CEO, was named to CRN's prestigious Top 100 Executives list. The Top 100 list salutes key players who continue to shape the way the channel does business. The CRN editorial staff handpicked these 100 leaders as the top influencers, sales leaders, innovators and disruptors in the IT channel.

"The CRN Top 100 list is the 'Who's Who' of the IT channel," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. "Each individual on this list has left an indelible stamp on the IT channel this year. Some are industry veterans with innovative leadership styles. Others are rising stars who have demonstrated a deep commitment to the channel. All deserve recognition for helping push the channel forward toward new market opportunities."

MapR was also honored by CRN by being named to its 2014 Top Emerging Vendor list for its introduction of innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for customers.

"These awards are a reflection of the strength and reach of our partners, the tremendous business results achieved by our customers, and the rapid sales growth of MapR," said John Schroeder, CEO and co-founder of MapR Technologies. "As we continue to expand, we look forward to helping more customers benefit from the power of Hadoop to increase revenues, lower costs, and mitigate risk."

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

About MapR Technologies
MapR delivers on the promise of Hadoop with a proven, enterprise-grade platform that supports a broad set of mission-critical and real-time production uses. MapR brings unprecedented dependability, ease-of-use and world-record speed to Hadoop, NoSQL, database and streaming applications in one unified distribution for Hadoop. MapR is used by more than 500 customers across financial services, government, healthcare, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. Investors include Google Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund, NEA, Qualcomm Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. MapR is based in San Jose, CA. Connect with MapR on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

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