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2016 EMEA Partner Excellence Award Winners

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At MarkLogic, we know we wouldn’t be where we are today without our strong partnerships. So, each year we select MarkLogic Partner Excellence Award winners chosen for their ability to deploy successful and innovative solutions with the MarkLogic database platform. This year, we’ve chosen four European companies to receive this award – and we’re excited to see the great things we can achieve as we work together in the future. Congratulations to the winners!


Tahzoo, formerly Hinttech, has a long-standing relationship with the Dutch entity of MarkLogic. For several years, MarkLogic has worked in close collaboration with Tahzoo, particularly in the fields of media, publishing and customer experience.
This year, Tahzoo and MarkLogic are working side by side to implement a Enterprise NoSQL database project at a Dutch government agency. Tahzoo also plays a significant role in an ongoing data integration project for Aetna and has made a strong commitment to MarkLogic as evidenced by the high numbers of MarkLogic-certified professionals on its staff. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Tahzoo as we work together to drive more value to customers.


Cognizant, one of the world’s leading providers of information technology, business consulting, enterprise applications and business processes services, leverages MarkLogic to create end-to-end business solutions. MarkLogic is Cognizant’s only enterprise NoSQL database platform partner and together our two companies have built mission-critical solutions for industry-leading customers around the globe.

With over 200 trained associates and a dedicated MarkLogic Center of Excellence, Cognizant has invested heavily in MarkLogic and has extensive experience in the successful implementation of our database platform. Its investments in disruptive technology, new business models and superior delivery position Cognizant to empower our joint clients with digital transformation at enterprise scale.



Smartlogic and MarkLogic are the perfect union. By joining MarkLogic’s NoSQL database platform with Smartlogic’s semantic platform, Semaphore, companies can integrate unstructured content and data from silos and systems to create a unified view of information. In the past year, Smartlogic has completed a port of their platform on top of MarkLogic and has dedicated numerous sales and marketing resources that have enabled us to go to market jointly. The combination of MarkLogic and Smartlogic technologies provides organizations with the best in real-time analytics and the intelligence to extract facts and insights from mixed data and content.


NEWBOOKS Solutions is one of the publishing industry’s leading software providers in Germany, developing solutions for all sectors of the industry at a time of rapid digital transformation.

Focused on developing and administering systems for publishers, booksellers, wholesalers and library suppliers in both the German and international markets, NEWBOOKS services include new title alert and approval plan systems, ONIX import and export systems, converter tools, shop-, platform-, library- and eProcurement systems development. NEWBOOKS also runs a joint venture with the German Booksellers and Publishers Association in which the company is responsible for the development of VLB-TIX, an innovative new preview and marketing tool based on MarkLogic technology. VLB-TIX allows publishers and booksellers to provide customers with comprehensive and up-to-date information on new and forthcoming titles.


David Northmore

David joined MarkLogic in 2012 to run the UK business and his role is now Area Vice President for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He’s worked in the Enterprise Data space for over 20 years, holding senior roles at HP, CA, EMC and Documentum. He’s worked with customers across most industries, in particular Financial Services, the Legal Sector, Publishing & Media.  David holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from Bath University.

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