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MarkLogic Secures Finalist Spot for Seventh Year Running

SAN CARLOS, Calif. — April 21, 2011 — MarkLogic Corporation, the company revolutionizing the way organizations leverage unstructured information, has been named a finalist for the Software & Information Industry Association’s CODiE awards in the “Best Database Solution” category. MarkLogic has won the “Best Database Management” category for the past two years.

MarkLogic Server is a database that allows organizations to fully leverage the 80% of data that is classified as unstructured information and to address issues associated with big data. This can included anything from documents and PDFs, to emails and tweets. The “Best Database Solution” category recognizes the best solution for the storage, organization, management, search, and retrieval of large quantities of data in a business environment for any range or combination of activities, including financial, contacts, records management, research, documents, and other sources. Finalists are also eligible for the “Best Operations Management Solution” and “Best Information Management Solution” super-categories.

“The CODiE Awards represent some of the best technology solutions on the market,” said Ken Bado, president and CEO, MarkLogic. “As organizations start to look at the opportunities unstructured information and big data present, the advantages of having a solution like MarkLogic are clear. Throwing old technology at a new problem doesn’t work, and these awards represent truly innovative solutions, such as MarkLogic, which can enable organizations to leverage the 80 percent of their data that’s unstructured and give them a significant competitive advantage.”

The CODiE Awards represent excellence and rewards innovation in the business software, digital content, and education industries. Created in 1986 by the Software Publishers Association (SPA), now the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the awards showcase the software and information industry’s finest products and services. CODiE Award finalists in the 26 Software categories were selected from nearly 400 nominated solutions. These products underwent an intensive review by subject matter experts, analysts, journalists, and others with deep experience in the field to determine the finalists. The full list of finalists is available at The winners of the award will be announced on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at the All About the Cloud 2011 Conference in San Francisco, CA.

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About the Software & Information Industry Association

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 500 leading software and information companies. For more information, visit