SOURCE: Xeround


June 19, 2012 06:00 ET

Xeround Announces Availability of Free Edition of Popular Cloud Database on Joyent Cloud

A Free, Zero-Management, Highly Available Cloud Database for MySQL Applications Now Available to Joyent Cloud Users

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - Jun 19, 2012) - Xeround, the Cloud Database company, today announced that their cloud database for MySQL applications is now available on Joyent Cloud, the public cloud designed for real-time, high-performance applications. Joyent Cloud provides public and private cloud computing software and services to popular Web applications including LinkedIn, Voxer, Gilt Groupe and TaskRabbit.

When signing up for Xeround, users can now choose to create their cloud database on Joyent Cloud's data center. Initially, Xeround offers its Xeround FREE edition on the Joyent Cloud, with additional plans, which would also include Xeround's industry-first auto-scaling capabilities, scheduled to launch in the coming months.

Xeround Cloud Database is the only free relational database offered to Joyent customers, providing zero-management experience and seamless high-availability for MySQL in the cloud -- all in a simple database-as-a-service.

"We are more than pleased to be joining forces with Joyent," said Razi Sharir, CEO of Xeround. "With the same core focuses on scalability and reliability as Joyent, our integration with them takes us further to bringing a simple and truly elastic cloud database to more and more users worldwide."

"At Joyent, our entire focus is on providing customers the performance, scalability, and reliability that their applications demand," said Joyent Cloud General Manager Steve Tuck. "With the help of Xeround, our customers can spend more time differentiating their applications while enjoying the benefits of Xeround's highly-available and zero-maintenance cloud database."

About Xeround

Xeround enables a truly scalable cloud computing infrastructure by providing elastic and highly available database software for public and private clouds. Xeround's cloud database for MySQL-based applications allows service providers, ISVs and customers to easily run their applications in the cloud and automatically scale up or down, all while ensuring availability in the event of failure or schema changes. The product is well-geared to IaaS, PaaS and SaaS providers, and is available either as a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) or as a virtual appliance. The company is based in Bellevue, Wash. with research and development in Israel. Investors include Benchmark Capital, Giza Venture Capital, Ignition Partners and Trilogy Partnership. For more information visit and follow Xeround on Twitter:

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