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Ilmenau University of Technology Partners With Objectivity to Leverage the Power of the InfiniteGraph Distributed Graph Database in Its Technology Courses and Research

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Objectivity, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with Ilmenau University of Technology, to bring the power of InfiniteGraph, the only distributed graph database (DGDB), into its courses and research. For more than 20 years, Objectivity has been companies from the Department of Defense to Ericsson and CUNA Mutual tackle the hurdles of Big Data. InfiniteGraph is the only commercial graph database that can process billions of edges and nodes in a distributed environment. Through this partnership Ilmenau will teach students about cutting edge uses for the graph database and how to build applications and research that leverage its real-time analysis.

"At Ilmenau our goal is to introduce students from around the world to the very cutting edge of technology and skill them in its practical uses. Understanding and discovering the information within Big Data is something that every institution struggles with from research to course curriculum. InfiniteGraph brings a new level or research and teaching capabilities that expand our ability to explore the reaches of current technologies and methodologies in graph data management and analysis," said Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Sattler Database & Information Systems Group, Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany.

Professor Sattler is working with the Objectivity team on a graph project that will allow users to traverse a Big Data visualization and explore its relationships using Microsoft Kinect. Ilmenau hosts more than 7000 students of which more than 1500 are Internationals. The University of Technology is one of the campuses highlights and key programs that brings students, professors and professionals from all over the world.

"When companies and organizations are looking to truly analyze Big Data, they need proven and tested technologies that can be scaled to meet their diverse environments," said Jay Jarell, President and CEO of Objectivity. "Partnering with a world-renowned technology University allows us to introduce the next generation of entrepreneurs, data scientist, researchers and visionaries to the importance of identifying, analyzing and managing the connections between data."

About Ilmenau University

The Ilmenau University of Technology is a German public research university located in Ilmenau, Thuringia, Germany. It was founded in 1894, it contains a total of 5 academic departments (faculties) and has about 7,200 undergraduate students. Research and education at Ilmenau University of Technology is focused on engineering with strong links to economics and natural sciences. It is the only university in the federal state of Thüringen with the title "Technische Universität." Today's university began life in 1894 as the "Thüringisches Technikum," a private training college. This took on the status of Hochschule für Elektrotechnik (HfE) before becoming the Technische Hochschule (TH) and 1992 being accorded the title of Technische Universität (TU).

About Objectivity, Inc.

Since 1988 Objectivity, Inc. has been the Enterprise NoSQL leader, helping customers harness the power of Big Data. Our leading edge technologies: InfiniteGraph, The Distributed Graph Database™ and Objectivity/DB, a distributed and scalable object management database, enable organizations to discover hidden relationships for improved Big Data analytics and develop applications with significant time-to-market advantages and technical cost savings, achieving greater return on data related investments.

Objectivity, Inc. is committed to our customers' success, with representatives worldwide. Our clients include: AWD Financial, CUNA Mutual, Draeger Medical, Ericsson, McKesson, IPL, Siemens and the US Department of Defense. Visit Objectivity for more information: www.objectivity.com

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