Interest in GraphConnect Conference Maps to Significant Company Momentum and Demand for Neo4j Graph Database
SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2014) - Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today kicked off its annual GraphConnect conference in San Francisco, expecting to draw a record 700 graph thought leaders, researchers and developers from around the globe. This sold out conference will feature presenters from Neo Technology, eBay, CrunchBase, Pitney Bowes and others, representing a variety of verticals, industries and use cases. Growing interest in GraphConnect directly maps to Neo Technology's significant momentum and increasing demand for high performance databases that can scale to meet the needs of today's enterprise applications.
Continued Product Innovation and Domination
"Over the past year we've experienced tremendous growth in all aspects of our business -- both in the US and internationally," said Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology. "We continue to enhance our Neo4j product, add new enterprise customers to our client roster, and grow our community with record number of downloads and deeper engagement. Our strong momentum -- and record turnout for GraphConnect 2014 -- speaks to the explosive demand for Neo4j as the use cases for graph databases continues to broaden and accelerate."
Neo4j, a robust, flexible and scalable graph database, is the industry's only database capable of solving the complex, connected data challenges that enterprise application developers face today. Neo4j is also designed to ease graph database adoption for organizations with massive amounts of data in relational databases. The technology makes it easier than ever for enterprises to unlock the hidden value of their data with the ability to leverage millions of connections.
According to leading analyst firm Gartner, "Graph analysis is possibly the single most effective competitive differentiator for organizations pursuing data-driven operations and decisions after the design of data capture."1
Today Neo Technology clients comprise more than 50 global 2000 companies including an impressive list of enterprise companies such as Accenture, Cisco, HP, Advent Software, Serena Software, Pitney Bowes, Tre, Telenor, CenturyLink, UBS, Nomura Holdings, ADP, Thomson Reuters, eBay, Walmart, Scripps Networks, Leo Burnett, CrunchBase, Gamesys, Polyvore, Medium, Elementum and FiftyThree. These customers demonstrate that as the world of data explodes in volume and complexity, more and more companies are bringing on trusted, "enterprise ready" tools like Neo4j to handle their complex, ever-changing data.
"Neo4j helps us to understand our online shoppers' behavior and the relationship between our customers and products, providing a perfect tool for real-time product recommendations. As the current market leader in graph databases, and with enterprise features for scalability and availability, Neo4j is the right choice to meet our demands," said Marcos Wada, Software Developer at Walmart.
Growth metrics over the past year include:
About Neo Technology
Graphs are everywhere. From websites adding social capabilities to Telcos providing personalized customer services, to innovative bioinformatics research, organizations are adopting graph databases as the best way to model and query connected data. Neo Technology researchers pioneered the first graph database back in 2000, and have been instrumental in bringing the power of the graph to numerous organizations worldwide, including more than 40 Global 2000 customers, such as Cisco, Accenture, Telenor, eBay and Walmart. Serving customers in production for over a decade, Neo4j is the world's leading graph database with the largest ecosystem of partners and tens of thousands of successful deployments.
Neo Technology, the company behind Neo4j, is a privately held company funded by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners, and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices in Sweden, UK, Germany, France, and Malaysia. For more information, please visit www.neo4j.com.
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1 Gartner, 'IT Market Clock for Database Management Systems, 2014,' by Donald Feinberg and Nick Heudecker, September 22, 2014.
2 Gartner 'Cool Vendors in DBMS, 2014' by Nick Heudecker and Merv Adrian, April 10, 2014.
3 Gartner, 'Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems,' by Donald Feinberg, Merv Adrian, Nick Heudecker, October 16, 2014.
Kulesa Faul for Neo Technology