MemSQL Named One of the Most Important Companies in Data

Leader in Real-Time Analytics Recognized Among Top 100 Companies that Matter in Data

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, June 4, 2013 - MemSQL, the leader in real-time analytics, today announced it has been featured among the top 100 Companies that Matter in Data. The recognition comes from leading data news publication, Database Trends and Applications (DBTA), as part of its inaugural list highlighting companies that matter most in data. Compiled by the editors at DBTA, the list spotlights companies that provide a product or service related to data management and includes established leaders as well as new companies pioneering innovative approaches.

"Data management within enterprise organizations is key to success, but even more critical is the ability to access your organization’s big data in a timely manner to make real business decisions. With MemSQL’s real-time analytics platform and distributed in-memory database, capturing, storing and analyzing data in real-time is finally possible," said Eric Frenkiel, CEO, MemSQL. "To be included among Database Trends and Applications’ 100 Companies that Matter in Data is a true testament to the value our technology delivers."

"Organizations are increasingly interested in deriving value from the data they are storing—and continue to amass—and turn to new technologies and solutions to harness their big data. We compiled this list of data management companies to provide our readers with a resource of unique and innovative technological solutions to meet the data needs of a variety of enterprises," said Thomas Hogan, Publisher, Database Trends and Applications. "MemSQL’s real-time analytics platform certainly fits this description, and we’re pleased to recognize them as a company that matters in data."

MemSQL’s real-time analytics platform is built on the world's fastest, most scalable in-memory database, capable of simultaneously handling real-time transactions and analytic workloads. The company recently released a distributed version of its database that combines in-memory speed and a horizontally scalable relational DBMS, enabling customers to take full advantage of real-time data to make informed decisions, better engage customers, and identify competitive advantages.

To view the full Database Trends and Applications’ List of 100 Companies that Matter in Data, please visit http://www.dbta.com/Articles/Editorial/Trends-and-Applications/DBTA-100-The-Companies-That-Matter-Most-in-Data-89876.aspx.

About MemSQL

MemSQL is the leader in real-time Big Data analytics, empowering organizations to make data­-driven decisions, better engage customers, and gain competitive advantage. The in-memory distributed database at the heart of MemSQL's real-time analytics platform is proven in production environments across hundreds of nodes in the most high-velocity Big Data environments in the world. Based in San Francisco, MemSQL is a Y Combinator company funded by prominent venture capitalists and angel investors, including First Round Capital and New Enterprise Associates. For more information, please visit www.memsql.com.

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