06 August 2019, India:
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced it has acquired the business assets of data platform MapR.
This transaction includes MapR’s technology, intellectual property, and domain expertise in artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) and analytics data management.
This asset acquisition accelerates HPE’s Intelligent Data Platform capabilities and helps customers optimize workload solutions for mission-critical big-data workflows – whether they are cloud-native or on-premises, the company said in a statement.
Antonio Neri, president and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said, “The explosion of data is creating a new era of intelligence where the winners will be the ones who harness the power of data, wherever it lives.”
Antonio Neri, president and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, added, “MapR’s file system technology enables HPE to offer a complete portfolio of products to drive artificial intelligence and analytics applications and strengthens our ability to help customers manage their data assets end to end, from edge to cloud.”
Phil Davis, president, Hybrid IT, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, said, “At HPE, we are working to simplify our customers’ and partners’ adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning. MapR’s enterprise-grade file system and cloud-native storage services complement HPE’s BlueData container platform strategy and will allow us to provide a unique value proposition for customers. We are pleased to welcome MapR’s world-class team to the HPE family.”
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