MongoDB Delivers Flexible Data Store for Lombard Odier & Cie “E-MERGING” Social Network

Professional service support provided by MongoDB advanced Partner Hortis

London, January 22, 2014 – MongoDB today announced that Lombard Odier & Cie, the oldest firm of private bankers in Geneva and one of the largest in Switzerland and Europe, selected MongoDB as the data store for its E-MERGING social network. With MongoDB, the firm’s software engineers are able to respond quickly and confidently to everyday changing customer demands. In addition, business complaints due to technology constraints have been greatly reduced.

In 2009, Lombard Odier created the first business to business social network dedicated to independent financial experts: E-MERGING. Free of charge and represented in over 40 countries, the network is open to the main strategic professions involved in wealth management, including independent portfolio managers and asset managers, lawyers, IT solution providers and HR consultants.

Founded on values of open-mindedness, sharing and independence, E- MERGING supports these professionals on a daily basis in order to help them to establish alliances, recruit new talents, stay up to date with their profession and complete their continuous professional development.

MongoDB grants enough freedom for constructing the following E-MERGING business services and supporting their agile evolution: Information broadcasting services – deliver news, articles, events, or other important and customisable content in timely manner to interested parties; Bi-directional messaging service – facilitates members’ interactions; E-learning service – provides online educational framework; Online shopping service – offers free and paid products; Search & browse services – simplify the way participants find information; and Customer-tailored, knowledge-sharing services – help professionals’ profile and knowledge description

All of the aforementioned business services need a well-suited data representation and a robust technical backbone. Combined with professional services from MongoDB Advanced Partner Hortis, MongoDB’s engineers and the vibrant open-source community make MongoDB a reliable answer to the majority of Lombard Odier & Cie’s storage needs.

“Technologies like MongoDB which embody agility allow us to build robust and innovative solutions,” said Frédéric Mareschal, Director at Hortis.

MongoDB has a thriving global community with over 5 million downloads of its open-source database, 100,000 online education registrations, 20,000 user group members and 20,000 MongoDB Days attendees.

All over the world, thousands of organisations use MongoDB for its agile and scalable approach to data management. Common use cases include operational and analytical big data, content management and delivery, mobile and social infrastructure, user data management and data hub.

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