TechValidate Research on Neo4j

9 Case Studies


Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Fortune 500 Computer Hardware Company

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Reliability
    • Performance
    • Pure Java, ACID transactions

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • Recommendation System
    • Master Data Management
    • Fraud Detection
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • OrientDB
    • Titan, Infinite Graph

Results

  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Improved the efficiency of a business process
    • Enabled the creation of new products and/or services
  • Paid back their investment in Neo4j in >24 months.
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Testimonials

“Neo4j created an opportunity for a new product.”

Source:

TechValidate survey of a Fortune 500 Computer Hardware Company



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Zephyr Health Inc.

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Graph model was inherently useful to our use case.

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • As a graph based query index for disparate data integration
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • MongoDB
    • Cassandra
    • Redis

Results

  • Was able to deploy Neo4j in 3-6 months.
  • Estimates that Neo4j increased the productivity of their staff/organization by up to 10%.
  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Enabled the creation of new products and/or services
    • Improved ability to adapt to changing business needs
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Testimonials

“Neo4j enabled us to expand beyond our initial limited use cases to address a much broader set of problems.”

Source:

Sven Junkergard, Chief Information Officer, Zephyr Health Inc.



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: M800 Limited

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Performance

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • Recommendation System
    • Social Network
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • MongoDB
    • Cassandra

Results

  • Was able to deploy Neo4j in 3-6 months.
  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Delivered faster performance
    • Improved the efficiency of a business process
    • Enabled the creation of new products and/or services
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Source:

Dima Gutzeit, Chief Technology Officer, M800 Limited



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Zephyr Health Inc.

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Reliability
    • Performance
    • Faster time to market
    • Ease of use

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • Life Science Data
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • MySQL
    • MongoDB
    • OrientDB

Results

  • Was able to deploy Neo4j in 3-6 months.
  • Compared to their legacy solution, their query time with Neo4j is 101-500x faster at pulling data for real time applications.
  • Estimates that Neo4j increased the productivity of their staff/organization by 25-49%.
  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Delivered faster performance
    • Accelerated application development
    • Improved ability to adapt to changing business needs
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Testimonials

“Ease and speed to production.”

Source:

Mahesh Chaudhari, IT Architect, Zephyr Health Inc.



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Decibel Music Systems

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Reliability
    • Performance

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • Master Data Management
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • PostgreSQL
    • MongoDB

Results

  • Was able to deploy Neo4j in 6-9 months.
  • Compared to their legacy solution, their query time with Neo4j is 0-100x faster at pulling data for real time applications.
  • Estimates that Neo4j increased the productivity of their staff/organization by > 75%.
  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Delivered faster performance
    • Improved the efficiency of a business process
    • Enabled the creation of new products and/or services
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Testimonials

“Neo4j has allowed us to provide more accurate and detailed data to our clients.”

Source:

Mark Wainwright, Engineer, Decibel Music Systems



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Performance

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • Identity and Access Control Management
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • Oracle
    • Sybase

Results

  • Compared to their legacy solution, their query time with Neo4j is 501-750x faster at pulling data for real time applications.
  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Delivered faster performance
    • Improved the efficiency of a business process
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Source:

TechValidate survey of a Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Performance
    • Faster time to market

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • Recommendation System
    • Social Network
    • Broadcast Metadata, Feeds Management
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • MySQL
    • Cassandra

Results

  • Was able to deploy Neo4j in 0-3 months.
  • Compared to their legacy solution, their query time with Neo4j is > 1000x faster at pulling data for real time applications.
  • Estimates that Neo4j increased the productivity of their staff/organization by 50-74%.
  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Delivered faster performance
    • Accelerated application development
    • Enabled the creation of new products and/or services
  • Paid back their investment in Neo4j in 12-18 months.
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Testimonials

“Neo4j enabled the business to explore solutions and potential features that previously would have been deemed too complex or expensive to implement.”

Source:

TechValidate survey of a Medium Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: InnovoCommerce LLC

Challenges

  • Purchased Neo4j for the following reasons:
    • Performance
    • Ease of use
    • Commercial support

Use Case

  • Uses Neo4j for the following:
    • Document Distribution Calculation
  • Considered the following database solutions when planning their technological stack:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Cassandra
    • OrientDB
    • TitanDB

Results

  • Was able to deploy Neo4j in 9-12 months.
  • Achieved the following business benefits with Neo4j:
    • Delivered faster performance
    • Accelerated application development
  • Is likely to continue to use Neo4j next year.

Testimonials

“Neo4j has allowed us to model the complexities of the business domain of our customers in a much more natural manner while delivering superior performance for the types of queries that we encounter.”

Source:

Daniel OConnor, IT Director, InnovoCommerce LLC



Research by TechValidate

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company

Challenges

  • Chose a graph database for the application for the following reasons:
    • Naturally graphy data
    • Whiteboard friendliness

Use Case

  • Applies Neo4j in the following ways:
    • Production
    • Development
  • Uses Neo4j for the following use cases:
    • SaaS
    • CRM
  • Evaluated the following databases before choosing Neo4j:
    • PostgreSQL
    • MongoDB
    • OrientDB

Results

  • Rated the likelihood of recommending Neo4j to a colleague as 6 out of 10.
  • Rated the following Neo4j capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to the competition:
    • Ease of use: differentiated
  • Chose Neo4j over other NoSQL databases due to the following:
    • Sustainability for use case

Testimonials

“Modeling of the data was smooth with Neo4j.”

Source:

TechValidate Survey of a Small Business Computer Software Company





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