SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - Clustrix (www.clustrix.com) today announced it has joined the partner program of Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the service leader in cloud computing. Rackspace will host the Clustrix high-performance SQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) offering, also announced today.
"Our DBaaS customers need a solid and reliable cloud infrastructure on which to grow their businesses, and Rackspace is the service leader in cloud computing," said Sergei Tsarev, CTO and co-founder of Clustrix. "Rackspace's unparalleled managed hosting expertise, backed by its Fanatical Support®, provides the best of all worlds for our customers building Big Data applications at the intersection of Big Data, Cloud and Agile development."
The Clustrix DBaaS offering extends Clustrix's scalability, performance and availability to the cloud, and it introduces simple, transparent database pricing without limitations for Big Data applications in the cloud.
"Rackspace is proud to have Clustrix join our partner program and to serve as the hosting solution for Clustrix's first cloud-based offering," said Christopher Rajiah, vice president of worldwide channel sales at Rackspace. "We are pleased to provide Fanatical Support to our partners and their respective customers, and we look forward to ongoing collaboration with Clustrix."
Clustrix is the scale-out SQL database for Big Data applications. Clustrix provides a radically simple SQL database that enables applications to scale to unlimited users, transactions and data, while eliminating database sharding and automating fault tolerance. Customers include Symantec, AOL, MakeMyTrip, Photobox, and Massive Media.
Clustrix has its headquarters in San Francisco, with branch offices in Seattle and London. It was founded and is led by executives from companies such as Isilon, AOL, HP, Mercury Interactive and VERITAS, and it is backed by Sequoia Capital, U.S. Venture Partners (USVP) and ATA Ventures. To learn more about Clustrix, visit www.clustrix.com, www.facebook.com/clustrix or www.twitter.com/clustrix/.