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September 19, 2013 14:59 ET

Neo4j Graph Database Wins 2013 InfoWorld Bossie Award for Second Consecutive Year

Leading Graph Database Takes the Big Data and Open Source Categories

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 19, 2013) - Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world's leading graph database, today announced that Neo4j is a winner of the prestigious IDG InfoWorld Bossie award in the 'Big Data tools' and 'Data Center and Cloud Software' categories. The annual awards recognize the best open source software for business in a variety of areas with winners selected by IDG test center editors and reviewers.

"Neo4j is an agile and blazing-fast graph database, and can be used in a variety of different ways, including social applications, recommendation engines, fraud detection, resource authorization, and data center network management," said Michael Scarlet, contributor to InfoWorld. "Neo4j has continued its steady progress with both performance improvements, like streaming of query results, and improved clustering and HA support."

For over a decade, Neo4j has enabled companies to harness the power of the graph to make the most of their connected data to generate insight and competitive advantage. Whether it's the relationships between customers, elements in a telephone or data center network, entertainment, or genes and proteins, the ability to understand and analyze vast graphs within Big Data is quickly becoming a business imperative.

"Neo4j's recognition from a leading publication like InfoWorld is an recognition of the power of the graph databases to solve today's most pressing data challenges," said Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology. "Winning these awards is a testament to the wide relevance of graph databases and Neo4j's leadership in the field. As enterprises continue to grapple with making the most of their Big Data, graph databases will continue to see increasing adoption."

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Graphs are everywhere. From websites adding social capabilities to Telco's 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 have pioneered graph databases since 2000 and have been instrumental in bringing the power of the graph to numerous organizations worldwide, including 25 Global 2000 customers, such as Cisco, Accenture, Deutsche Telekom, and Telenor. 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 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, and Malaysia. For more information, please visit

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