SAN CARLOS, Calif. / LONDON, UK — November 15, 2011 — MarkLogic® Corporation, the company empowering organizations to make high stakes decisions on Big Data in real time, has been named the “Business IT Innovation of the Year” by the judges of of The BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards 2011. The UK IT Industry Awards is a platform for the entire IT profession to celebrate best practices, innovation, and excellence. The Business IT Innovation of the Year is awarded to a new product or service that has delivered measurable benefit for business users or customers in areas such as e-commerce, hosting, web performance, communications, or web-based services. MarkLogic was selected as the winner for its innovative technology that helps organizations manage unstructured information and leverage Big Data.
“Companies across all industry sectors are experiencing the rapid growth in unstructured data that is driving the Big Data movement. That’s where we come in, helping companies unlock the potential of all this data,” said John Pomeroy, vice president, MarkLogic Europe. “MarkLogic helps its customers address the complexity, velocity, and variety of their data for strategic insight and better business decisions. As organizations begin to embrace this new data paradigm, they begin to experience increased agility, can offer new services and products, and can positively impact the bottom line.”
MarkLogic enables applications that solve the challenges associated with Big Data. These applications can allow organizations to take advantage of unstructured information at a fraction of the time and cost compared to traditional technologies. With enterprise class features, MarkLogic gives customers the ability to manage complexity with confidence at scale to power mission-critical, Big Data applications.
“On behalf of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, I’d like to congratulate all our winners, medalists and finalists. The awards are very rigorously judged so to be a winner or medalist means that you really are the best of the best,” said David Clarke, MBE, chief executive officer of BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. “The variety of organizations from across different sectors that collected awards this year reinforce the fact that today the IT profession is integrated into the business and is increasingly being seen as a partner that can help deliver real value, benefit and success. It also highlights the extent to which IT is embedded in our society, from our healthcare, the high street and car production, to the stage; IT is the enabler behind so many businesses in the UK.”
The BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards provide a platform for the entire profession to celebrate best practice, innovation and excellence. In total, this year’s Awards featured 23 categories which covered: project, organization, technology and individual excellence. The categories were open to organizations and individuals involved in IT across the public, not for profit and commercial sectors.
The MarkLogic semantic data platform gives Global 2000 and public sector organizations a faster, trusted way to unlock value from complex data and achieve data agility. The unified platform lets organizations securely connect data and metadata, create and interpret meaning, and consume high-quality contextualized data across the enterprise.