SOURCE: Metatomix

March 27, 2007 09:19 ET

Metatomix Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

Vendors Selected for the "Cool Vendor Report" Are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing

WALTHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 27, 2007 -- Metatomix, Inc. today announced it has been included in the list of "Cool vendors" in the data management and integration report by Gartner, Inc. (1) The report, published on March 14, highlights companies that offer "innovative approaches and technology for searching structured data assets, integrating structured and unstructured data, improving the scalability of data warehouses and facilitating data governance activities."

"We're honored to be named a Gartner 'Cool Vendor,' which we believe has long been a noteworthy distinction in the industry," said Jeff Dickerson, president and CEO. "We share Gartner's view that '...organizations seeking to solve data integration problems that extend across data silos and across the breadth of the content continuum must wrestle with complex semantic models.' Metatomix semantically reconciles data silos into one common model of consistent meaning, enabling integration, correlation and insights not achievable with non semantic approaches."

About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process

Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose.

Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months.

About Metatomix, Inc.

Founded in 2000, Metatomix ( is the leading provider of semantic customer data integration (CDI) solutions to law enforcement, courts, financial services and other customers. Metatomix solutions intelligently link customer data from existing disparate systems to create a common semantic understanding of your customer across the enterprise. Using this contextual understanding, Metatomix solutions enable real-time analysis and insights, orchestrating coordinated responses amongst existing systems to optimize customer response and relationships. For more information, visit the Metatomix Web site:

(1) Gartner, Inc. "Cool Vendors in Data Management and Integration, 2007," by T. Friedman, D. Newman, D. Feinberg and W. Andrews, March 14, 2007

Metatomix is a trademark of Metatomix, Inc. Other brand names or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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