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Couchbase Named a Finalist in the 2018 CRN® Tech Innovator Awards

Couchbase Server 5.5 Recognized in the 2018 Data Management Category

SANTA CLARA, Calif., November 13, 2018–Couchbase, Inc., creator of the world’s first Engagement Database, today announced that CRN a brand of The Channel Company, has recognized Couchbase as a finalist in the 2018 CRN Tech Innovator Awards. These annual awards honor standout hardware, software, and services that are moving the IT industry forward. In compiling the 2018 Tech Innovator Award list, CRN editors evaluated 300 products across 34 technology categories using several criteria, including technological advancements, uniqueness of features and potential to help solution providers solve end users’ IT challenges. Couchbase Server 5.5 took top honors in the Data Management category.

The Couchbase Data Platform is a distributed, multicloud, and mobile NoSQL document database, based on a memory-first, async everywhere architecture. Couchbase Server 5.5 combines the power of SQL and the flexibility of JSON to offer simplified application management and operational agility. With features including ANSI joins and Eventing, enterprises can easily develop and deploy applications across multicloud environments to create exceptional experiences for customers and employees. Today, Couchbase powers customer and employee engagement for the world’s most innovative companies, including eight of the top 25 Forbes Global 2000 companies, six of the top 10 broadcast TV companies, all three of the major credit reporting bureaus, and six of the top 10 U.S. e-commerce companies.

“Couchbase is proud to be recognized as a finalist in the annual CRN Tech Innovator Awards,” said Matt McDonough, Vice President of Business Development at Couchbase. “We are dedicated to providing our partners with the products and tools necessary to meet the increasing data needs and complexity of a growing database market, and this recognition further confirms our strength in the space.”

“Each year, the CRN Tech Innovator Awards recognize technology vendor offerings that are reshaping the IT channel landscape by increasing worker productivity, reducing cost, and minimizing complexity for solution providers, IT departments, and end users,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “The winners in this year’s awards bring breakthrough ideas to the table for solution providers and their customers, in areas ranging from cloud to security to business intelligence to IoT. We congratulate all the winners and look forward to their future endeavors.”

The Tech Innovator Awards will be featured in the December issue of CRN and can be viewed online at

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