MapR Technologies, Inc
., the provider of the Converged Data Platform that converges the essential data management and application processing technologies on a single, horizontally scalable platform, announced today that SAP selected the MapR File System to support SAP's cloud infrastructure storage capabilities. The high scale, performance and reliability of this system can enable SAP to continuously deliver innovation faster to its global software customers in the cloud by providing built-in resiliency, life cycle management, and high availability of data and associated storage services for SAP HANA, SAP IQ, and other data intensive workloads.
"As a market leader and innovator, SAP continues to pursue an aggressive cloud agenda as the needs of its customers have evolved," said Matt Mills, CEO, MapR Technologies. "MapR's Converged Data Platform is designed to meet the speed, scale, and reliability requirements to address the limitations of legacy environments. We are extremely proud to help SAP bring more business value to customers as they look to harness the power of data in the cloud now and in the future."
The MapR Converged Data Platform leverages commodity hardware economics while delivering the required cloud-grade uptime, reliability, and a path to a modern data services architecture. This platform was designed, since inception, to support multi-temperature data management capabilities at petascale.
The patented MapR Converged Data Platform uniquely enables fast access to data in files, database tables, and streams. This platform also fits easily into enterprise software environments, by including a fast network file system (NFS) interface, portable operation system interface (POSIX) access, security, and enterprise-grade features such as high availability, disaster recovery and data protection. The platform also supports distributed processing and unmatched levels of scalability and performance across cloud and on-premise environments.