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MarkLogic Chosen to Manage Unstructured Data, Consolidate Information

SAN CARLOS, Calif — July 13, 2011 — MarkLogic Corporation, the company revolutionizing the way organizations leverage Big Data, today announced that ALM is using MarkLogic as the central repository for the company’s content and as the database to power its latest product, Smart Litigator. Smart Litigator is an online research service with a comprehensive case law database, statutes, verdicts, exclusive case files from a prominent board of editors, and judge profiles. The research tool is used by leading law firms in New York and New Jersey, and will be followed by additional regional editions, including Pennsylvania, Texas and California. Bill Pollak, CEO of ALM will discuss the deployment of the platform on the webinar “Turning Data into Dollars” on Thursday, July 14, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. (ET). For more information or to register for the webinar, visit

As a database for unstructured information, MarkLogic is capable of storing, searching, and delivering content to multiple products and devices. After spending many hours trying to get its unstructured information into a relational database, ALM knew that it needed a different tool to consolidate its information. The result was a MarkLogic central repository that is allowing the company to create new products and embrace an agile IT methodology.

“One of the great things about MarkLogic is its ability to help customers build new products quickly and at low cost,” said Ron Avnur, vice president of engineering, MarkLogic. “ALM is a great example of this, as a company that had a large amount of complex data in multiple file types, consolidated that information, and has started to build products on it. Unlike relational databases, you can build all of these new products off of a single repository.”

Detailed information about Smart Litigator New Jersey and a 30-day free trial for new subscribers are available at A 30-day free trial for new subscribers to Smart Litigator New York can be found at To register for the upcoming webinar “Turning Data into Dollars” on Thursday, July 14, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. (ET), please visit

About ALM

ALM, an integrated media company, is a leading provider of specialized business news and information, focused primarily on the legal and commercial real estate sectors. ALM’s market-leading brands include The American Lawyer, Corporate Counsel,,, Law Journal Press, LegalTech, The National Law Journal and Real Estate Forum. Headquartered in New York City, ALM was formed in 1997. For more information, visit