Big Data Vendor MapR Names Execs for European Market

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http://www.thevarguy.com – The expansion of Big Data vendor MapR into the European market has begun in earnest as the company filled key leadership roles in its nascent European offices. Combining expertise in open source and other parts of the channel with familiarity with Europe, the newly named executives promise to advance what is, by all appearances, a very aggressive move into a new market by MapR. The appointments, announced Jan. 16, add two leaders to the MapR team. First, Steve Jenkins has stepped into the position of VP for the company’s European operations, which are based in London. Jenkins’s res (IT news)