SAN CARLOS, Calif. — July 28, 2011 — MarkLogic Corporation, the company revolutionizing the way organizations leverage Big Data, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. MarkLogic was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz.
MarkLogic and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s ninth annual Innovation Summit at Santa Clara University on July 28th, 2011, at the Louis B. Mayer Theatre at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. This two-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political, and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit’s goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 are companies driven by the biggest mega-trends, including the accelerating growth of mobile users, cloud computing, and SaaS offerings, globalization, and the socialization of commerce and basically everything online,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s winners clearly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities we’ve seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the global Silicon Valley.”
MarkLogic enables its customers to leverage the massive amounts of information that is making up the Big Data movement. This information includes user-generated content, machine-generated content, aggregation of highly structured heterogeneous sources (patient records, insurance claims, etc.), raw data, social media, log files, and sensor data among others. MarkLogic allows organizations to make sense and understand the value of their data.
“We are thrilled to be selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner,” said Joe Dalton, CMO, MarkLogic. “Organizations worldwide are struggling to manage the proliferation of Big Data. As data grows, the variety, velocity, volume, and complexity of it is causing a lot of problem for companies that aren’t prepared to deal with it. MarkLogic enables those companies to build applications for real-time analytics on that data, which is a real game changer.”
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2011 list.
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2011-AlwaysOn-Global-250.
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand networking the Global Silicon Valley. AlwaysOn helped ignite the social media revolution in early 2003 when it launched the AlwaysOn network. In 2004, it became the first media brand to socially network its online readers and event attendees. AlwaysOn’s preeminent executive event series includes the Innovation Summit, OnMedia, OnHollywood, Venture Summit Mid-Atlantic / IMPACT 2011, OnDemand, Venture Summit Silicon Valley, Venture Summit East, GoingGreen Silicon Valley, and GoingGreen East. The AlwaysOn network and live event series continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, and advertisers like no other media brand.
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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