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MarkLogic, a provider of an enterprise-grade NoSQL database with operational and transactional features, recently announced an expanded partnership with systems integrator NTT Data, which includes an undisclosed equity investment. MarkLogic is now the preferred NoSQL database for NTT Data deployments.


  • NTT Data’s recent strategic investment in MarkLogic extends the existing partnership between the two firms, which dates back to 2012.
  • With NTT Data’s newly announced strategic investment in MarkLogic, the goal is to expand the reach of this partnership globally, particularly to reach organizations with large, complex data management needs.
  • The announcement of the NTT Data funding and strategic partnership deal came on the heels of the MarkLogic 9 release, which focused heavily on data security and manageability.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the nature of the NTT Data and MarkLogic partnership and benefits that it will have for the companies.
  • Identifies some of the recent security and governance features that were added to the MarkLogic 9 product release.
  • Identifies the opportunities that the partnership will offer MarkLogic in reaching large enterprise customers.
  • Analyzes the potential impact of GDPR and similar regional regulations on the need for a secure NoSQL environment.
  • Assesses the current landscape of the NoSQL market and MarkLogic's competitors.

Key questions answered

  • How is the new enhanced NTT Data and MarkLogic partnership different from the existing partnership between the companies, which dates back to 2012?
  • Why does MarkLogic, as a NoSQL database, frequently compete against relational databases in its sales process?
  • How does MarkLogic position itself relative to other NoSQL providers in the market, and how will the partnership help advance MarkLogic's presence?
  • What are the major challenges being faced by NTT Data and MarkLogic's joint customer base?
  • What new security and governance features have been added to the most recent edition of the MarkLogic product?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • MarkLogic becomes the NoSQL database of choice for NTT Data
  • Partnership focuses on enterprise-grade features and security
  • SI backing strengthens MarkLogic offering in global markets


  • Further reading
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