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Sessions to Spotlight Big Data Applications for the Department of Transportation, Department of Defense, and Fairfax County, VA

SAN CARLOS, Calif. / Washington, D.C. — November 9, 2011 — MarkLogic® Corporation, the company empowering organizations to make high stakes decisions on Big Data in real time, today announced that public sector customers will discuss the benefits of leveraging Big Data for mission critical applications at the 2011 MarkLogic Government Summit. Sessions will detail how the Department of Transportation implemented a solution for the real time analysis of suspicious activity reports, how the Department of Defense improved the search and discovery of unstructured information, and how Fairfax County, VA is improving efficiencies for stakeholders and attracting new businesses and residents. The 2011 MarkLogic Government Summit will take place on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Registration is complimentary for public sector professionals.

“The public sector was the first entity to face a true Big Data challenge, with technology requirements that range from catching the most dangerous people in the world to preserving some of the most important documents in history,” said Randall Jackson, vice president, MarkLogic Public Sector. “These requirements can only be fulfilled by cutting-edge technology that doesn’t compromise. You can’t force fit information into older technology or rely on summaries of data, and maintain confidence that you have the all the tools at your disposal to succeed at the mission. At the 2011 MarkLogic Government Summit, you’ll see firsthand how government organizations are addressing these issues and successfully implementing technology solutions that help them make the best decisions possible.”

The MarkLogic Government Summit consists of three public sector focused tracks addressing solutions, thought leadership, and MarkLogic technology.

  • Solutions Track – During the Solutions Track, MarkLogic Public Sector customers will provide valuable insight into how their organizations are using Big Data solutions to exploit massive volumes of mission-critical information. The track will include presentations on solutions for the Department of Defense, the Department of Transportation, and Fairfax County.
  • Thought Leadership Track – The Thought Leadership Track will provide technically-oriented overviews of important trends, best practices, and innovations in the public sector. In these sessions, technology experts will share their insights on issues pertaining to the growing volume and complexity of government-created information.
  • Technology Track – The Technology Track is designed for technology decision makers. During these sessions, MarkLogic engineers will take you “under the hood” of MarkLogic 5 and attendees will get a look inside MarkLogic technology and learn how it addresses Big Data challenges.

The summit sponsors include platinum sponsor BAE Systems; gold sponsors Avalon Consulting, LLC., and Layer 7 Technologies; silver sponsors Sub-MOA, Inc., ENSCO, Inc., Carahsoft, Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc., and Search Technologies.

The MarkLogic Government Summit is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. For more information on speakers and sessions or complimentary registration, please visit the MarkLogic Government Summit website.