MapR big-data clients exceed 700 by Sharon Hill in Uncategorized 09 Dec 2014 MapR, which provides big-date services for classified and other publishers and clients, has jumped its client base by more than 200 percent quarter over quarter, to more than 700. In its recent survey of clients, MapR determined average return on investment (ROI) to be 500 percent, with cost-of-services break-eve This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share big dataBuilding SalesInsidersMapR Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.