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MongoDB Innovation Award Winners Unveiled at MongoDB World

Community Members, Customers and Partners Honored for Groundbreaking MongoDB Innovations

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/14 -- MongoDB, the database for modern applications, announced the winners of the inaugural MongoDB Innovation Awards yesterday at MongoDB World, the premier global event for developers, IT professionals and executives taking place this week in New York City.

The MongoDB Innovation Awards recognize modern applications that are transforming businesses, enabling organizations to actualize trends like Big Data and the Internet of Things and attain impressive scale and business agility. MongoDB customers, community members and partners nominated organizations for the award.

"The MongoDB Innovation Awards recognize the engineers and organizations with the most impressive MongoDB applications that are driving business value and enhancing people's daily lives," said Max Schireson, CEO of MongoDB. "We were overwhelmed with entries and impressed with the caliber of the applications for our inaugural competition. It's truly an honor that many of the award winners are sharing their best practices at MongoDB World, fostering the collaboration and knowledge-exchange that make the community so vibrant and powerful."

Congratulations to the following Award Winners, listed by category:

Analytics: eBay
Analytics: Genentech
Big Apple: SumAll
Cool Data: Met Office
Data Science: eHarmony
Education: LinkedIn
Gaming: EA
Internet of Things: Bosch Software Innovations
MongoDB + Hadoop: UnitedHealth Group c/o OptumInsight
Open Source: 3D Repo
Scale: Adobe
Scale: Lockheed Martin
Startup: Twine Health
Tools: Meteor
Tools: JSON Studio

Winners were presented with the Innovation Award in a ceremony at MongoDB World. Each received a $2,500 prize to accept or contribute to the charity of their choice. The conference concludes today, following more than 80 in-depth sessions and keynotes provided by Cloudera, Amazon, Facebook/Parse and IBM.

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About MongoDB, Inc.
MongoDB makes development simple and beautiful. Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, hospitals, governments and organizations of all kinds use MongoDB because it is the best database for modern applications. MongoDB gives tens of thousands of organizations the tools to be agile and the freedom to innovate. Through simplicity, MongoDB changes what it means to build and run applications. Through openness, MongoDB elevates what it means to work with a software company. Please visit www.MongoDB.com to learn more.

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