MarkLogic Corporation has announced the acquisition of Smartlogic, a leading metadata management solutions provider and leader in semantic artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Jeremy Bentley, the creator, and CEO of Smartlogic, as well as other senior management team members, will join the MarkLogic executive team as part of the deal.

The CEO of Smartlogic, Jeremy Bentley, said, “This is an exciting next step for Smartlogic, and I want to thank our entire team for their contributions in reaching this achievement. As part of the MarkLogic family, we will be better positioned to scale our robust AI platform, invest in our market-leading technology, and provide an even greater number of customers with a unified data solution that can help solve their most complex business data problems.”

Smartlogic has helped many of the world’s largest corporations manage their complicated data problems by deciphering, filtering, and connecting data. Smartlogic’s metadata and AI platform are used on a daily basis by global companies in the energy, healthcare, life sciences, financial services, government and intelligence, media and publishing, and high-tech manufacturing. Smartlogic has been named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Metadata Management Solutions for the previous four years, as well as the dominant leader in Info-Metadata Tech’s Management Solutions.

Jeff Casale, Chief Executive Officer of MarkLogic, said, “Enterprises are facing significantly more complex data challenges than ever before. By acquiring and integrating with Smartlogic, best-in-class metadata and AI platform, we provide our customers with the tools to more easily unlock the enormous value embedded in human-generated content. We’re very excited to work with Jeremy and his talented team as we grow the business and deliver better outcomes for our customers.”