Screen Shot 2016-03-18 at 8.55.52 AMAccording to IDC, The Big Data technology and services market will grow from $16.55 billion in 2014 to $41.52 billion in 2018. 
Big data will continue to transform businesses everywhere.
Together, Cisco and MapR enable customers to take full advantage of structured and unstructured data throughout your business.

  • Sort petabytes of information with record-breaking speeds and unmatched performance.
  • Achieve faster parallel processing and application performance using Cisco UCS servers.
  • Reduce management efforts with workload automation and use industry-standard tools to maintain the data lake.
  • Demonstrate compliance with reduced effort, and protect data.
  • Easily scale storage and compute investments to meet your business needs.

MapR and Cisco deliver unmatched performance, simplified management, and superior flexibility for big data. Gartner has named MapR a Visionary in the Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics. IDC also validated that Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure for Big Data provides the competitive edge that the customers are looking for (see below).

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Want to learn more? Come to MapR Big Data Everywhere!

This is is a half-day conference focused on Hadoop, Spark and other big data technologies that brings together users and developers to share their experience via technical sessions and user success stories. Industry and technical experts will share their knowledge, share best practices, and discuss use cases and business applications.

Cisco is one of the sponsors of Big Data Everywhere. Cisco subject matter experts (SME), Alex Garbarini and Robert Novak will be sharing how Cisco IT uses MapR in its big data environment to rapidly adjust to changing business requirements.

Alex Garbarini has been a member of Cisco’s Enterprise Big Data Strategy since 2011. He is currently the Service Owner of the Enterprise DataLake and serves as a SME for the Hadoop Center of Excellence. He is excited to see the role Big Data has played in the Digitization of the world. He has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas and a masters GCERT from Penn State University in Enterprise Information and Security Technology Architecture.

Robert Novak is a big data storyteller and solution builder at Cisco. He retired from 20 years as a sysadmin, 10 years of that as a BI and big data admin, to work with Cisco’s technology partners and sales force.

Interested? Register for one of the Big Data Everywhere events in April with the Cisco 20% discount code:

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Rex Backman (@RexBackman), Gary Serda (@gserda), and I (@ReneeYao1) will be there onsite too! Come say hi and learn more about our joint solution.


Renee Yao

No longer at Cisco