PALO ALTO, CA and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2014) - MongoDB today announced it is the only vendor, out of 25 vendors evaluated, to be positioned by Gartner Inc. in the "Challengers" quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems* report. MongoDB has been recognized in the report for two consecutive years for its "ability to execute" and "completeness of vision." A complimentary copy of the full report can be downloaded here:

"Enterprises are increasingly turning to MongoDB to build new data-driven applications that are transforming businesses and driving new revenue opportunities," said Dev Ittycheria, President and CEO of MongoDB. "We feel MongoDB's move into Gartner's challengers quadrant is a testament to the new product features, customer service and tools that our team has developed over the past year for creating applications never before possible."

More than 1,000 customers, from startups to enterprise organizations, rely on MongoDB to build applications never before possible. MongoDB is the fastest-growing community in Big Data, with a large user base and meteoric trajectory position. Recently, major enhancements were announced for the company's popular cloud service, MongoDB Management Service (MMS). MMS dramatically simplifies operations for MongoDB deployments of any size, reducing operational overhead by 95 percent for many operations.

Gartner defines the operational DBMS market by relational and non-relational database management products that are suitable for a broad range of enterprise-level, transactional applications. The Gartner Operational Database Management Systems Magic Quadrant evaluated 25 different vendors on 15 criteria.


*Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian and Nick Heudecker, October 16, 2014.

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About MongoDB Inc.
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