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Couchbase Named Winner in InfoWorld's 2013 Bossie Awards

September 19, 2013
Leading NoSQL Provider Recognized for Best Open Source Big Data Tool and Best Open Source Data Center and Cloud Software

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Sep 19, 2013 - Couchbase, a leader in NoSQL database technology and the company behind the Couchbase open source project, today announced it has received two of IDG's prestigious InfoWorld 2013 Bossie Awards. Couchbase was recognized as having one of "the best open source big data tools" and being one of "the best of open source data center and cloud software" products.


The InfoWorld Bossie Awards honor the best open source software for business by identifying the most promising and cost-effective products available to IT organizations. The awards are selected each year by InfoWorld editors and reviewers.


"It's great to see Couchbase recognized by InfoWorld for our work in the database, cloud and open source communities," said Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold. "From seeing 400 percent growth year-over-year in sales, to the recent launch of the first NoSQL database for mobile and the 2.2 server release, the Couchbase team is dedicated to delivering leadership in scalability, performance and reliability to enterprises for their most demanding web and mobile applications."


At its annual user conference, held on Friday, September 13, 2013, Couchbase received major industry support for its breakthrough mobile strategy, JSON Anywhere, offering the first and only NoSQL database specifically designed to meet the data management needs of the booming mobile application market.


Couchbase also announced the release of Couchbase Server 2.2 at the conference. Couchbase Server 2.2 is the latest release of its NoSQL document-oriented database for which it was recognized in the InfoWorld Bossie Awards. The 2.2 release further extends the scalability and performance advantages for enterprises both within and across data centers.



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About Couchbase

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


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