Neo4j Honored with 2021 Data Breakthrough Award for Graph DBS Solution of the Year

We are thrilled to announce that Neo4j has been recognized by the industry leading, independent market intelligence organization Tech Breakthrough as the winner of 2021 Data Breakthrough Award for “Graph DBS Solution of the Year.”

Graph DBS Solution of the Year

Neo4j – the graph data platform market leader – powers more than 2,000 startups, 800 enterprises, 75% of the Fortune 500, and 200K+ developers, all while delivering the definitive foundation for connected data at unlimited scale and developer velocity.

This year’s Data Breakthrough Awards received more than 1,500 entries, and we’re proud to win this highly competitive accolade. The 2021 Data Breakthrough Awards honor the excellence, hard work, and success of data companies, technologies, and products. All nominations are evaluated and scored by an expert panel of judges, representing a mix of technical, business, academic, and marketing expertise within the industry.

Neo4j has been selected as the winner of the “Graph DBS Solution of the Year” award by Data Breakthrough!

Neo4j Is Everywhere

Here at Neo4j, we believe that graphs are at the heart of building modern, intelligent applications, and are a high-fidelity way of representing what’s important in a customer’s business.

Neo4j is used by 7 of the world’s top 10 retailers, 3 of the top 5 aircraft manufacturers, 8 of the top 10 insurance companies, All of North America’s top 20 banks, 8 of the top 10 automakers, 3 of the world’s top 5 hotels, and 7 of the top 10 telcos.

Neo4j also boasts an equally vibrant and active developer community and has concluded 72,000+ meetups.

Graph databases are the fastest growing DBMS category, and Neo4j is ranked the #1 graph database by DB-Engines, recently claiming a spot on the all time Top #20 list in the DBMS category.

Neo4j has been downloaded 2 million times and Docker pulled 144 million times, making it the most adopted graph database by developers and enterprises, enabling developer velocity to build modern, intelligent applications at scale.

Winning awards for our technology is a reflection of our dedication to continually innovate and improve our product and help our customers understand the wider context of all foreseen and unforeseen forces impacting their business. We’re proud that our technology helps to solve real-world issues and uncover critical connections in fraud detection, medical research, and more.

Part of the Tech Breakthrough market intelligence organization, the Data Breakthrough Awards program is the premier recognition platform founded to recognize the data technology innovators, leaders, and visionaries from around the world in a range of categories, including data analytics, big data, business intelligence, data storage, and many more.


Our customers teach us every day how graphs can be used to solve mission-critical problems in ways never solved before. We are always amazed by the innovative use of our technology to solve life changing problems, whether it be curing diseases, making customers and their employees more productive, improving carbon footprint or sustainability, providing rich customer experience, or managing risks.

There are such exciting stories we hear everyday and it feels amazing to play a role in them. We see this award as a testimony to our customer obsession, and to solve real-world problems with our products at unlimited scale and developer velocity.

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