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FoundationDB Recognized by CRN as a 2014 Emerging Vendor

List Highlights Hottest Tech Startups Impacting the IT Channel, Technology Industry

VIENNA, VA--(Marketwired - July 23, 2014) - FoundationDB, the company behind next generation database software that uniquely combines scalability and consistency, announced today it has been recognized as one of 2014's hottest emerging technology vendors by CRN, the top news source for solution providers and the IT channel. The annual Emerging Vendors list identifies up-and-coming technology vendors that have introduced innovative new products, creating opportunities for channel partners in North America to create high-margin, cutting-edge solutions for their customers.

FoundationDB's technology provides the benefits of ACID transactions with the scalability and operational benefits of NoSQL. Founded in 2009 by the team responsible for Visual Sciences' market-leading data analytics technology (now Adobe Insight), FoundationDB's vision is to build the ideal storage engine for modern distributed applications. It sets itself apart from other NoSQL solutions by efficiently supporting multiple data models (graph, document, key-value, SQL, etc.) via a growing collection of open-source layers. Applications and libraries built as layers on FoundationDB inherit the same exceptional performance, data consistency and operational resilience as FoundationDB itself.

Through its growing network of channel partners and resellers, FoundationDB is helping free engineers and companies of the operational challenges posed by the new reality of data getting bigger and moving faster than ever before. FoundationDB's leading technical capabilities and layered architecture provide an ideal opportunity for partners to build meaningful value with the FoundationDB platform. FoundationDB's channel partners are experts in storage, infrastructure and data management technologies that span various industries.

"Solution providers are always on the hunt for the next big technology trend so that they can bring new solutions to their customers before they even know they need them. These vendors are on the forefront of IT innovation and are offering products and services that channel partners can use to stay ahead of the competition," said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company, publisher of CRN. "We congratulate 2014's Emerging Vendors for creating the next wave of technology that will drive the IT industry forward and for opening the door to new, unique solutions from the IT channel."

"We're thrilled to be named a CRN Emerging Technology vendor and acknowledged for our ability to execute on a solid NoSQL system that is fundamentally ahead of the pack with its transactional guarantees," said Dave Rosenthal, CEO of FoundationDB. "It's an honor to be recognized in this crowded and rapidly-evolving space, and we look forward to building on this momentum and continue to grow our partner ecosystem."

Companies included in CRN's 2014 Emerging Vendors list were founded in 2008 or later and are actively working with channel partners in North America. The list, along with information about each vendor, will be published in CRN's August 2014 issue and will also be available online at www.crn.com.

About FoundationDB
Headquartered in Vienna, VA with additional staff in its Boston and San Francisco offices, FoundationDB was started in 2009 to address the lack of transactional NoSQL database systems. The founding team draws on its experience at Visual Sciences (NASDAQ: VSCN) (now part of Adobe) in building breakthrough data processing technologies. Further details about the company and its technology are available at www.foundationdb.com. FoundationDB is a trademark of FoundationDB, LLC. All previously cited trademarks and registered trademarks are hereby recognized and acknowledged.

About The Channel Company
The Channel Company is the channel community's trusted authority for growth and innovation, with established brands including CRN, XChange Events, IPED, and SharedVue. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

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