Man Group chose Percona for MongoDB Support

Global active investment management firm selects Percona to support its database infrastructure for mission -critical applications

RALEIGH, North Carolina, June 02, 2022-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Percona, a leader in open source database software and services, announced today that Man Group, a global, technology-based active investment management company, has $ 151.4 billion in investments. assets under management[1], selected Percona for 24/7/365 support for its mission -critical applications that rely on MongoDB. Percona will provide premium support to Man Group’s Alpha Technology division, ensuring time for its core research and trade data applications.

Man Alpha Technology, the infrastructure and systems manager that facilitates investment decision making at Man Group, will have access to Percona’s MongoDB experts to ask questions as part of the consulting assistance. Man Group also uses Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), an open source database monitoring, control and management tool.

Tim Mace, Director of Data Engineering at Man Alpha Technology said: We look forward to working with Percona and benefiting from the expertise and high quality of service provided by its technical team. We see the need for support in our MongoDB-dependent business processes, while at the same time we want to maintain our approach to designing and scaling our infrastructure to meet our business needs. . Percona has demonstrated its longstanding experience in the field, with in -depth specialist knowledge and open source tools that meet our demanding needs today. »

Martin James, Vice President of Sales EMEA and APAC added: “ Businesses want to use the best technologies to run their operations, and they need the best support and expertise to get the most out of those technologies. Percona’s independent approach, and expertise in open source database software, means companies can rely on us to achieve their goals over time. At Percona, businesses get the information and expertise support they need, because they know all the recommendations will be best for them and their needs. »

MongoDB is one of the most popular databases in the world according to DB-Engines, and millions of developers use it to help them build and run applications. Percona offers a range of products based on MongoDB Community Edition, including:

  • Percona Distribution for MongoDB – this is a global solution that is a direct and complete replacement for MongoDB Community Edition. It brings together the most mature and critical components of the enterprise from the open source community, designed and tested to work together, with market-leading Percona support.

  • Percona Server for MongoDB-a free, off-the-shelf replacement for MongoDB Community Edition, which includes professional grade features such as Memory Engine in-memory storage engine, HashiCorp Vault integration, data-and-rest encryption, audit logging, external LDAP authentication using SASL, and hot backups

  • Percona Backup for MongoDB-a fully supported, open-source, community-based backup tool for performing consistent hot backups on MongoDB

These features are all included in the Percona Platform, the company’s recently announced product, which offers multiple open source database distribution, support and automated recommendation engines. The Percona Platform provides software and services to integrate the database experience across all infrastructures, enabling businesses to benefit from the most mature open source solutions, support, services, and intelligence to run their database environments at maximum performance, in the cloud or in places. , without licensing restrictions or increasing costs.


About Percona

Percona databases work better. Percona is the only company to offer enterprise-level products, support, and services for a range of open source databases, including MySQL®, MariaDB®, MongoDB®, and PostgreSQL, for traditional deployment, cloud-based platforms and hybrid computing environments. The company is committed to supporting open source as a strategy in software licensing, development, and deployment; and its database management tools are used by millions of application developers, database administrators and IT professionals around the world.

Percona gives businesses freedom of choice, freedom to create, and freedom to make change, while helping them grow quickly. The company supports many global brands such as PayPal, Vimeo, RockStar Games, Duolingo, Fiserv, Slack, Cisco Systems, and Rent the Runway, as well as smaller companies looking to maximize application performance while running streamline efficiencies from their databases. Learn more at

About the Man Group

Man Group is a global active technology -based investment management company dedicated to delivering alpha portfolios and solutions to its clients. Based in London, we manage $ 151.4 billion* and operate from multiple offices around the world.

We invest in a wide range of strategies and asset classes, combining only long-term strategies and alternative strategies managed on a discretionary and quantitative basis, in liquid and private markets. Our investment teams work on Man Group’s unique operating platform, allowing them to invest independently while benefiting from the collaboration, power and resources of the entire company. Our platform is built on innovative technology and supports our investment teams at every step, be it alpha generation, portfolio management, trade execution or risk management.

Our customers, and the millions of retirees and savers they represent, are at the heart of everything we do. We build deep and lasting relationships and we create tailored solutions to meet their unique needs. We recognize that responsible investing is inherently associated with our stewardship role with our clients, and we apply this approach extensively throughout the business.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, where difference is celebrated and everyone has an equal opportunity to thrive, by giving and making a positive contribution to our communities. To learn more about Man Group’s global charitable efforts as well as its diversity and inclusion, please visit:

Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol EMG.LN, and is included in the FTSE 250 Index. For more information, visit

*Beginning March 31, 2022. All investment advisory and management services are offered through the investment “engines” of Man AHL, Man Numeric, Man GLG, Man Solutions/FRM and Man GPM.

[1] Since March 31, 2022

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