MapR, Deloitte Partner on AI and Analytics Venture

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An alliance between MapR Technologies and Deloitte aims to cut clients’ costs by speeding modernization through AI, edge and cloud computing, and the IoT

A new alliance between MapR Technologies and Deloitte Consulting aims to cut clients’ costs by speeding the modernization of businesses through artificial intelligence (AI), edge and cloud computing, and the Internet of Things.

Deloitte, one of the world’s largest accounting firms, recently announced it is teaming up with Silicon Valley-based MapR a developer of an industry-leading data platform for AI and analytics.

The partnership centers around analytics and AI, focusing on big data modernization, IoT distributed analytics and cloud analytics.

“Offering joint solutions with Deloitte that build on MapR’s foundational data platform provides enterprises innovative analytic and AI solutions across key industries and sectors,” said MapR’s Vice President of Alliances Geneva Lake in a news release.

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The new alliance will springboard off of the MapR Data Platform which provides data protection, security, recovery, and management services for multiple types of data housed on premises, on the network’s edge or in the cloud. The platform also includes real-time data processing so firms can employ analytics to boost revenues, reduce risk and cut costs.

Deloitte aims to help its client firms strengthen their bottom lines with increased modernization through AI and better analytics.

“Together, we’re tackling the dynamic nature of today’s data landscape to help empower clients with the tools and capabilities that they need to stay competitive and responsive to their customers,” said Ashish Verma, managing director, Deloitte Consulting in the news release.

MapR lists several big players among the users of its AI and analytics platform, including Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Cisco, and SAP.

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