MarkLogic Wins DOD AI Contract
March 30, 2022
has won part of the new $240 million Department of Defense (DoD)
Joint Artificial Intelligence Center’s (JAIC) Data Readiness AI
The Basic Ordering Agreement, secured by MarkLogic’s public
sector team, centers on providing support to the DoD to
accelerate artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact across
the DoD with the goal of transforming DoD through AI.
MarkLogic will work with JAIC to help identify appropriate AI
use cases, develop capabilities, and scale data impact across
the defense AI marketplace. Specifically, MarkLogic’s
industry-leading technology will help the DoD prepare data for
use in AI applications by providing an easily accessible path to
solve complex technical challenges involved in preparing data
“With this contract, the government has recognized MarkLogic’s
significant capabilities and offerings to solve the nation’s
most critical national security complex data challenges,” said
Jeffrey Casale, MarkLogic CEO. “We look forward to supporting
DoD on its AI journey by improving data readiness and
accelerating the delivery of AI and ML enabled capabilities to
expand DoD’s Joint Force advantage.”
The prime contract will enable MarkLogic to tackle
and preparing AI data in accordance with DoD or government
specified AI data and metadata standards.
Securing and encrypting AI data at rest in accordance with DoD
or government specified security mechanisms and standards.
Conducting data curation and data preparation support activities
and providing access to curated data sets on new or existing DoD
or government platforms in support of third-party AI data
science and AI development activities.
MarkLogic is built on knowing that data is key to
understanding. Its platform ingests data from any source,
creating and refining metadata to support powerful models.
MarkLogic’s mission is to enable data owners and users to
manage, exploit and secure their data effectively and
efficiently in the performance of their mission and data
Added Casale, “We are very proud to have won the recognition of
JAIC to support their data readiness efforts and look forward to
continuing our commitment to supporting the ethical principles
for AI. DOD’s award makes MarkLogic a strategic partner with