Couchbase Named to GigaOM Structure 50 List
May 19, 2011
Selected by GigaOM editors, the 50 companies in the inaugural Structure 50 list are the leading innovators in cloud computing and infrastructure – from young startups to the biggest tech titans
Mountain View, Calif. – May 19, 2011 – Couchbase, the NoSQL database company created through the recent merger of CouchOne and Membase, today announced that it has been named to GigaOM’s inaugural Structure 50 list, honoring leading cloud computing and infrastructure companies. Selected in a rigorous review by GigaOM editors, the Structure 50 list encompasses a wide range of recent entrants and established industry leaders.
“The Structure 50 companies are changing the face of computing. The editors at GigaOM reviewed hundreds of companies to identify the leaders in cloud computing based on product innovation, market impact, technology development and visionary leadership,” said Derrick Harris, GigaOM Structure Editor and Conference Chair. “The inaugural Structure 50 list recognizes the enormous contribution these companies are making to business, technology and society.”
“We are excited to be among the leading cloud computing and infrastructure companies selected by GigaOM, an organization that has been at the forefront of the cloud computing industry since its inception and in a position to recognize true innovation,” said Bob Wiederhold, Couchbase CEO. “This recognition highlights the momentum of the NoSQL database market and validates Couchbase’s unique approach, which combines cloud and mobile database technologies – including transparent data synchronization across the entire Couchbase family of products – to meet customers’ rapidly growing need to harness the potential of cloud and mobile computing for competitive advantage.”
The Structure 50 companies will be recognized at the GigaOM Structure 2011 conference, June 22-23, in San Francisco. In its fourth year, Structure 2011 is a must-attend cloud computing and Internet infrastructure industry event for executives, investors, entrepreneurs, and technology decision makers. For more information on Structure 2011 and a complete list of the 2011 Structure 50 companies, visit http://event.gigaom.com/structure.
Couchbase is the name of the new NoSQL database company and product family created through the merger of CouchOne and Membase. Couchbase products, which are built on Apache CouchDB, Membase, and Memcached open source software, represent the most comprehensive family of database solutions for building scalable web and mobile applications, with indexing, flexible querying and ease of use that developers love; and elastic clustering, robust storage management and consistently high performance relied on by system administrators and operators. Couchbase is a privately held company funded by Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund, North Bridge Venture Partners and Redpoint Ventures. www.couchbase.com
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Couchbase's mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world's first Engagement Database to help deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer and employee experiences. Built with the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform was architected on top of an open source foundation for the massively interactive enterprise. Our geo-distributed Engagement Database provides unmatched developer agility and manageability, as well as unparalleled performance at any scale, from any cloud to the edge.
Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit www.couchbase.com.
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