SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Sept. 14, 2010 — MarkLogic Corporation, the company revolutionizing the way organizations leverage unstructured information, and Flatirons Solutions, a systems integrator recognized for applying leading edge content technology to address critical business issues, today announced that Flatirons has been named the first North American reseller for MarkLogic’s award winning database. The agreement signals a move by MarkLogic to enlist trusted reseller partners as part of its aggressive growth strategy.
“Flatirons Solutions is a natural choice for inaugurating a reseller model in North America,” said Mark Tice, executive vice president, worldwide sales, MarkLogic. “Flatirons Solutions has been a trusted services partner since our company’s inception, and has implemented MarkLogic in some of the most demanding customer environments.”
As part of the reseller agreement, Flatirons Solutions will focus its reselling efforts on aerospace opportunities in the North American market. In its nine years of operations, Flatirons Solutions has gained extensive experience with a wide array of aerospace clients, including passenger airlines, airframe manufacturers, and cargo carriers. The firm has also been at the vanguard of efforts to leverage XML server technology and to facilitate the dynamic assembly of content in commercial publishing environments.
“This agreement is the latest chapter in what has been a very close partnership between our two organizations,” said Danny O’Neill, vice president of corporate marketing and content technology sales, Flatirons. “Our sales team is thrilled to have this validation from one of our closest technology partners, and we look forward to applying the additional resources that this partnership brings to solving our customer’s toughest content challenges.”
MarkLogic and Flatirons Solutions will begin executing their joint go-to-market strategy with a webcast to showcase how the two companies are helping publishers better assemble and leverage critical rights clearance information.
The webcast titled “Rights Management: Navigating Risks and Opportunities” is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 8 a.m. (PT)/11 a.m. (ET) and will focus on digital rights management in today’s competitive publishing market. Bill Rosenblatt, principal, Giant Steps Media and a leading voice in the ongoing rights management debate will be joined by Lee Fife, vice president of solutions delivery, Flatirons Solutions, and Matt Turner, principal consultant, MarkLogic. Attendees will learn how standards like ODRL can be leveraged to effectively repurpose content and gain visibility into cleared rights.
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Flatirons Solutions provides expert consulting, systems integration, systems & software engineering, and program management services to both commercial and government clients. Flatirons Solutions is a leading content technology solutions provider specializing in XML-based publishing, digital asset management, and business process automation. Flatirons also engineers mission-critical systems for federal government and defense agencies. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, and with offices in the Washington, DC metro area and Texas, Flatirons Solutions delivers its services to clients worldwide. For more information visit Flatirons Solutions on the web at www.FlatironsSolutions.com.
MarkLogic helps customers create value from complex data faster. Our platform ingests data from any source, creating and refining metadata to support powerful models. Customers use these models for deep search and query, building enterprise applications and bringing unique insights to analytics and machine learning.
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