Smartlogic’s Semaphore Cloud and MarkLogic’s Next-Gen Database Turn Information Assets into Actionable Intelligence on Microsoft® Azure®

Bringing together three leading technologies, Semaphore Cloud provides an efficient and economical platform for customers to address security, scale and on-demand requirements – Jeremy Bentley, CEO, Smartlogic

Smartlogic Semaphore Inc., makers of the world-class semantic platform Semaphore Cloud, and MarkLogic today announce an expanded partnership. The partnership provides enterprise customers with the benefits of Smartlogic’s world-class semantic platform, Semaphore Cloud, running on Microsoft Azure and integrated with the next-generation MarkLogic® Enterprise NoSQL database platform. Together, Smartlogic and MarkLogic are helping global organizations across all industries enrich information with context and meaning to create new revenue streams, improve operational effectiveness and mitigate risk.

“Smartlogic’s semantic platform Semaphore, enables organizations to automate knowledge-based tasks using AI and accelerate decision-making by revealing enterprise information that allows the business to take intelligent action. Bringing together three leading technologies, Semaphore Cloud provides an efficient and economical platform for customers and partners to address security, scale and on-demand requirements,” Jeremy Bentley, CEO, Smartlogic.

Bentley added, “Smartlogic is committed to a platform built upon Microsoft Azure and MarkLogic for their enterprise scale and ease of adoption for our customers. As consumerization forces enterprises to rethink the way they procure and manage IT services, organizations, business units and departments alike are turning to cloud-based software as a service offerings like Semaphore Cloud to address their business needs. The Semaphore Cloud platform brings together a set of best-of-breed technologies that improve speed to market for their customers.”

Microsoft Azure is the most trusted, compliant cloud services provider and MarkLogic is the most secure NoSQL database on the market. MarkLogic’s industry-leading security features, such as high availability, advanced encryption and ACID level transactions, ensures customer data integrity and security requirements are met.

“Simply put – gone are the days when enterprises can wait three, six, twelve months to get actionable insights from their data. In today’s always-on, data-driven marketplace, consumers now demand a faster, more intuitive user experience – making it essential that enterprises can leverage all of their customer data, both structured and unstructured, quickly and seamlessly to meet consumer demand and remain competitive. MarkLogic’s NoSQL database platform is the only next-generation database solution that provides businesses with a unique combination of NoSQL’s flexibility and high availability together with advanced search and semantic features and industry-leading data security – allowing them to drive real, meaningful digital transformation and solve one of today’s most difficult challenges facing the modern enterprise – integrating data from silos,” said Ken Krupa, CTO, MarkLogic.

“Partnerships with companies like Smartlogic are critical in that they have the deep expertise and experience in designing next-generation enterprise information management solutions tailored to an organization, enabling them to comprehensively address each of their unique data management needs to drive better business results for our customers,” added Krupa.

About Smartlogic

Smartlogic’s Semaphore is an enterprise grade semantic platform that allows organizations to realize the business value of their information. By leveraging a common vocabulary and sophisticated semantic techniques Semaphore:


  •     Enriches information assets with precise, complete and consistent metadata
  •     Extracts facts, entities and relationships to drive analytics and workflows
  •     Harmonizes all information sources to gain business insight

Semaphore brings structure to the unstructured, scales to manage organizational volumes and supports industry-standard semantic vocabularies.

Semaphore’s model-driven, rule-based semantic approach solves complex business problems that traditional technologies cannot. It integrates into and enhances the capabilities of existing technology to improve time to value for new opportunities.

Global organizations in the energy, healthcare, life sciences, financial services, government & intelligence, media and publishing and high tech manufacturing industries use Semaphore every day to enrich enterprise information with context and meaning. Semaphore extracts critical facts, entities and relationships to power case management, workflows and advanced analytics. It harmonizes different data types from disparate sources to create logical data warehouses with a true semantic layer.

About MarkLogic

For over a decade, organizations around the world have come to rely on MarkLogic to power their innovative information applications. As the world’s experts at integrating data from silos, MarkLogic’s operational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database platform empowers our customers to build next generation applications on a unified, 360-degree view of their data. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, MarkLogic has offices throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, and Australia. For more information, please visit http://www.marklogic.com.

© 2017 MarkLogic Corporation. MarkLogic and the MarkLogic logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of MarkLogic Corporation in the United States and other countries. Smartlogic and Semaphore Cloud are trademarks of Smartlogic Semaphore Inc. Microsoft and Azure are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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