Man Group selects Percona for MongoDB support


Raleigh, NC, USA:

Percona, a leading provider of open source database software and services, today announced that Man Group, a global, technology-enabled active investment manager with $151.4 billion in assets under management[1], has selected Percona for 24/7/365 support for its critical applications that depend on MongoDB. Percona will provide premium support for Man Group’s Alpha technology division and guarantee uptime for their key research and commercial data applications.


Man Alpha Technology, responsible for the infrastructure and systems that facilitate investment decisions at Man Group, will have access to Percona’s MongoDB subject matter experts to ask questions through consultative support. The Man Group also uses Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM), an open-source database observation, monitoring, and management tool.


Tim Mace, Head of Data Engineering, Man Alpha Technology said: “We look forward to working with Percona and having access to the expertise and quality service of the technical team. We saw a need to support our business processes that depend on MongoDB, while maintaining our approach to how we design and scale our infrastructure to meet the needs of our business. Percona has demonstrated a long track record of expertise in this space, with deep domain knowledge and open source tools that meet the demanding needs we have today.”


Martin James, Vice President Sales EMEA & APAC, Percona added: “Businesses want to use the best technologies to run their operations, and they need the best support and expertise to get the most value from those technologies. Percona’s independent approach and expertise in open source database software means companies can count on us to meet their goals over time. With Percona, organizations can get the insight and support expertise they need, with the confidence that any recommendations are truly what is best for them and their needs.


MongoDB is according to one of the world’s most popular databases DB engines, used by millions of developers to help them build and run applications. Percona offers a number of products based on MongoDB Community Edition, including:


  • Percona Distribution for MongoDB – this is a complete solution that is a full-featured drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition. It brings together the best and most important enterprise components from the open source community, developed and tested to work together, and market-leading support from Percona.
  • Percona Server for MongoDB – a free, source-available, drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition that includes enterprise-class features such as Memory Engine in-memory storage engine, HashiCorp Vault integration, data-at-rest encryption, Audit logging and external LDAP includes authentication with SASL and hot backups
  • Percona Backup for MongoDB – A fully supported open source community backup tool for performing consistent hot backups in MongoDB

This functionality is all part of the Percona Platform, the company’s recently announced product for multiple open source database distributions, support and automated recommendation engines. The Percona platform provides the software and services to unify the database experience on any infrastructure, helping organizations gain access to the best open source solutions, support, services, and insights to keep their database environments running at peak performance in the cloud or to run on-site without a license restrictions or escalating costs.




About Percona


Databases run better with Percona. Percona is the only company to provide enterprise-class products, support and services for a range of open source databases including MySQL®, MariaDB®, MongoDB® and PostgreSQL for traditional deployments, cloud-based platforms and hybrid IT Environments provides. The company is committed to supporting open source as an approach to software licensing, development and delivery – its database management tools are used by millions of application developers, database administrators and IT professionals worldwide.


Percona empowers organizations with the freedom to choose, the freedom to create, and the freedom to make a difference – helping them scale quickly as they grow. The company supports global brands such as PayPal, Vimeo, RockStar Games, Duolingo, Fiserv, Slack, Cisco Systems and Rent the Runway, as well as smaller businesses looking to maximize application performance while optimizing database efficiency. Learn more at


About Mangroup


Man Group is a global, technology-enabled active investment management firm focused on providing clients with alpha and portfolio solutions. Headquartered in London, we manage $151.4 billion* and operate from multiple offices around the world.


We invest across a variety of strategies and asset classes, with a mix of long-only and alternative strategies operated on a discretionary and quantitative basis in liquid and private markets. Our investment teams work within Man Group’s single operating platform, which allows them to invest with a high level of ownership while benefiting from the collaboration, strength and resources of the entire firm. Our platform is built on advanced technology that supports our investment teams at every stage of their process, including alpha generation, portfolio management, trade execution and 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 create customized solutions to meet their unique needs. We recognize that responsible investing is intrinsic to our fiduciary duty to our customers, and we integrate this approach across the business.


We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where differences are celebrated and everyone has equal opportunities to thrive, as well as giving back and making a positive contribution to our communities. For more information about Man Group’s global charitable activities and our diversity and inclusion initiatives, visit:


Man Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker EMG.LN and is a constituent of the FTSE 250 Index. For more information, see


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


[1] As of March 31, 2022




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