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Georgetown University Selects Objectivity for Global Big Data Research

Objectivity to Provide Cutting-Edge Educational Research with Distributed Big Data Analytics to Address Socio-Technical Challenges in Health, Security and Sustainability

Sunnyvale, CA - April 29, 2013 — Objectivity, Inc., the provider of the leading object and graph databases, today announced that Georgetown University has selected Objectivity technologies to power  big data analytics for addressing socio-technical challenges in health, security, and sustainability.  By leveraging the Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph products as core functions for predictive modeling, Georgetown will seek to add new research capabilities to tackle complex societal problems of a global nature.

“We selected Objectivity because of its scalability in representing large global knowledge graphs in a distributed environment.  It provides a solution that will enable us to deliver capabilities very quickly,” said Dr. Spiros Dimolitsas, Senior VP for Research and CTO, Georgetown University.  “In addition, our research requires collaboration and partnerships across a number of organizations so we need a company that is nimble and capable of enabling our research over institutional boundaries.”

Georgetown will initially leverage Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph to enable research in collaboration with government, national laboratories and industry.   Moving forward, Georgetown expects to leverage these and other technologies to develop transformative capabilities for tackling problems that involve complex, global-scale systems.

“Some of the world’s largest organizations are already leveraging Objectivity/DB and InfiniteGraph to gather, analyze, and visualize the connections between complex data in order to make critical business decisions,” said Jay Jarrell, President and CEO, Objectivity.  “As the only proven distributed graph database to scale to petabytes of data, InfiniteGraph is a natural fit for research organizations like Georgetown University that require graph technology that can help uncover new discoveries and meaning in big data.”

About Objectivity

Objectivity, Inc. is a pioneer in high-performance distributed database platforms that power mission-critical applications for the most demanding and complex data sources in the enterprise. Objectivity delivers organizational agility at scale by enabling our customers to enrich Big Data with Fast Data.

With a rich history serving Global 1000 customer and partners, Objectivity holds deep domain expertise in fusing vital information from massive data volumes to capture new revenue opportunities, drive competitive advantages and deliver better business value. Objectivity is privately held with headquarters in San Jose, California. Visit to learn more.

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