10gen Selected by AlwaysOn as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner

SAN FRANCISCO– 10gen, which sponsors leading open source non-relational database MongoDB, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and likelihood of a technology to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. 10gen was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts on the basis of innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value, and media buzz. The vetting process involved a three-month rigorous review of thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders.

“This year’s AlwaysOn Global 250 are companies driven by the biggest mega-trends, including the accelerating growth of mobile users, cloud computing, and SaaS offerings, globalization, and the socialization of commerce and basically everything online,” says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. “This year’s winners clearly represent some of the highest-growth opportunities we’ve seen in the private company marketplace in the history of the global Silicon Valley.”

10gen and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn’s ninth annual Innovation Summit at Santa Clara University on July 28th, 2011, at the Louis B. Mayer Theatre at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA.

“It is an honor to be selected by AlwaysOn for this esteemed award,” said Max Schireson, president at 10gen. “This award clearly showcases that 10gen is emerging as the leading NoSQL database choice. We are thrilled to see the continuous adoption of MongoDB within the Big Data market.”

A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://www.aonetwork.com/AOStory/Announcing-2011-AlwaysOn-Global-250