Georgetown University Selects Objectivity for Global Big Data Research

Objectivity to Provide Cutting-Edge Educational Research With Distributed Big Data Analytics to Address Socio-Technical Challenges in Health, Security and Sustainability

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SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 29, 2013) - Objectivity, Inc., the provider of the leading object and graph databases, today announced that Georgetown University has selected Objectivity technologies to power big data analytics for addressing socio-technical challenges in health, security, and sustainability. By leveraging the Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph products as core functions for predictive modeling, Georgetown will seek to add new research capabilities to tackle complex societal problems of a global nature.

"We selected Objectivity because of its scalability in representing large global knowledge graphs in a distributed environment. It provides a solution that will enable us to deliver capabilities very quickly," said Dr. Spiros Dimolitsas, Senior VP for Research and CTO, Georgetown University. "In addition, our research requires collaboration and partnerships across a number of organizations so we need a company that is nimble and capable of enabling our research over institutional boundaries."

Georgetown will initially leverage Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph to enable research in collaboration with government, national laboratories and industry. Moving forward, Georgetown expects to leverage these and other technologies to develop transformative capabilities for tackling problems that involve complex, global-scale systems.

"Some of the world's largest organizations are already leveraging Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph to gather, analyze, and visualize the connections between complex data in order to make critical business decisions," said Jay Jarrell, President and CEO, Objectivity. "As the only proven distributed graph database to scale to petabytes of data, InfiniteGraph is a natural fit for research organizations like Georgetown University that require graph technology that can help uncover new discoveries and meaning in big data."

About Georgetown University

Georgetown University, the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university, is one of the world's leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. Students receive a world-class learning experience focused on educating the whole person through exposure to different faiths, cultures and beliefs.

About Objectivity, Inc.

Objectivity, Inc. is the Enterprise NOSQL leader, helping customers harness the power of Big Data. Our leading edge technologies: InfiniteGraph, The Distributed Graph Database™ and Objectivity/DB, a distributed and scalable object management database, enable organizations to discover hidden relationships for improved Big Data analytics and develop applications with significant time-to-market advantages and technical cost savings, achieving greater return on data related investments.

Objectivity, Inc. is committed to our customers' success, with representatives worldwide. Our clients include: AWD Financial, CUNA Mutual, Draeger Medical, Ericsson, McKesson, IPL, Siemens and the US Department of Defense. Visit http://www.objectivity.com.

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