MapR Technologies, Inc., the enterprise software provider that specialises in distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has come into an alliance with business analytics software innovator SAS, to combine powerful SAS analytics with production-ready Hadoop. MapR and SAS intend to carry out Hadoop integration, provide support of joint customers, and tap future go-to-market opportunities.

“SAS is committed to helping customers leverage the power of advanced analytics on their big data. The use of SAS analytics software with MapR will help data scientists and analysts gain new business insights from their Hadoop-based data,” explained Elishia Rousos, SAS senior manager, alliance management.

“Through this alliance, customers benefit from the ability to make better business decisions faster through the market-leading analytics of SAS and the advanced architecture and performance of MapR,” said Steve Campbell, director of business development, MapR Technologies.

Through this partnership SAS, with its powerful business analytics combined with the advanced distributed data platform from MapR will provide customers organizations with valuable insights needed to make the best decisions possible for competitive advantage, explains a statement making the announcement.

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