Cisco Expands Its Big Data Portfolio With Resale Agreement MapR

Cisco is now reselling a MapR Distribution including Hadoop running on the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS). The big data system reselling agreement includes marketing, sales and training worldwide.

Cisco partners can now simply select MapR SKUs from the Cisco Global Price List. The product combination would deliver a high-performance, utility-grade Hadoop offering to help businesses transform volumes of data into actionable information.

mapr-big-data-hosting“The MapR Distribution and Cisco UCS serve as the infrastructure for our cloud-based data services,” said Brad Anderson, vice president, big data informatics, Liaison Technologies – a global data management and integration provider. “The combined solution provides unparalleled high-performance and reliability that gives us the agility to effectively help our customers leverage massive amounts of data to impact business ‘as it happens.’” 

MapR is used by more than 700 customers across financial services, government, healthcare, internet, manufacturing, media, retail and telecommunications as well as by leading Global 2000 and Web 2.0 companies. Amazon, Cisco, Google, Teradata and HP are part of the broad MapR partner ecosystem. 

cisco-intercloud“Hadoop has become a mission-critical platform for big data analytics and operational applications,” said Jim McHugh, vice president of Cisco Unified Computing System and Data Center Solutions Marketing. “By partnering with MapR, we’re combining our powerful product offerings into a joint solution for faster time to value for customers.”