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NuoDB Named “Cool Vendor” by Gartner

NuoDB Only Database Solution Cited in the Cool Vendor Information Infrastructure Report

Cambridge, Massachusetts – May 1, 2013  — NuoDB, Inc., the pioneer in Cloud Data Management System (CDMS), announced today that it has been named as one of only five “Cool Vendors in Information Infrastructure and Big Data 2013″ by Gartner, Inc., the leading industry analyst firm.

Each year, Gartner identifies new Cool Vendors in key technology areas and publishes a series of research reports highlighting these innovative vendors and their products and services.

For this report, Gartner selected companies that offer “capabilities that enable information producers and consumers to describe, organize, share, integrate and govern any type of data and content, anytime, anywhere.” NuoDB was specifically recognized as the first of a new breed of database management system that combines the benefits of ACID SQL capabilities with the ability to scale elastically and easily.

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“In a market with dozens of new offerings our being named by Gartner as the single representative of next generation databases is extremely significant,” stated Barry Morris, CEO and Co-Founder of NuoDB, Inc.

Morris continued, “The Gartner report clearly documents that Big Data and scalable database infrastructure are complex and difficult problems for today’s IT departments to tackle.  Many vendors offer solutions for these challenges however NuoDB’s emergent architecture is the only way customers can build truly distributed database systems that scale to meet web-scale requirements.  We are honored to be the recognized by Gartner for our innovative and practical approach to solving these challenges.”

About the NuoDB Starlings release

The NuoDB Starlings cloud database delivers elastic scalability with high performance, SQL compliance and guaranteed ACID transactions. The release eliminates the need for the complex database actions such as clustering, performance tuning, sharding and replication that are typically associated with bringing applications to the cloud.

About NuoDB

NuoDB, Inc., is a Cambridge, MA-based technology leader that provides the industry’s patented, elastically scalable Cloud Data Management System (CDMS). Named a Gartner 2013 “Cool Vendor,” NuoDB is architected to scale out effortlessly in the cloud without compromising any of the features or guarantees of relational databases.

NuoDB customers include automotive after-market giant AutoZone, NorthPoint Solutions and other innovative companies.

NuoDB was launched in 2010 by industry-renowned database architect Jim Starkey and accomplished software CEO Barry Morris.