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GoGrid Provides the Cloud Infrastructure for ScaleArc iDB

New Database Solution for MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server Deployments Now Available on the GoGrid Exchange

San Francisco, Calif. - January 16, 2013 - GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, and ScaleArc, the pioneer of database infrastructure software that simplifies the way database environments are deployed and managed, today announced the availability of ScaleArc iDB in the GoGrid cloud. By transparently deploying ScaleArc iDB with their cloud or hybrid cloud infrastructure, GoGrid’s customers can take advantage of real-time visibility and analytics to solve problems in minutes, instant horizontal scaling, up to 24x faster query response times, and the ability to change database architecture on-the-fly without modifying applications.

ScaleArc iDB is a Layer 7 SQL Traffic Engine that inserts transparently between applications and databases and provides SQL-aware load balancing and high availability, transparent query caching and acceleration, real-time logging and analytics of all SQL queries, and additional SQL security. ScaleArc iDB requires no modifications to applications or databases and can be used for MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server instances hosted on GoGrid’s cloud or hybrid cloud infrastructure.

"Combined with GoGrid’s cloud infrastructure, ScaleArc iDB can solve relational database issues that have plagued the industry for decades,” said Varun Singh, founder and CEO of ScaleArc. “GoGrid customers can now take their MySQL or MS SQL Server environments to the next level of performance combined with the flexibility and scalability of the GoGrid cloud."

“Our partnership with ScaleArc further broadens the GoGrid Exchange community,” said John Keagy, GoGrid’s CEO. “By offering specialized solutions that extend our customers’ cloud and hybrid cloud infrastructures, our partners continue to demonstrate how to leverage the cloud in new and innovative ways."

GoGrid will make ScaleArc iDB images available immediately on the GoGrid Exchange as part of its Community GoGrid Server Image (CGSI) partner program. ScaleArc iDB is deployed as a cloud server that sits between application servers and database servers and acts as the point of control for query distribution, optimization, and analytics.

For more information on the ScaleArc iDB for GoGrid solution, please visit the company’s listing on the GoGrid Exchange: http://exchange.gogrid.com/partnergsi/scalearc-idb

About ScaleArc
ScaleArc is the pioneer in a new category of database infrastructure software that simplifies the way database environments are deployed and managed, and lowers costs without any changes to applications or databases. Visit us at www.ScaleArc.com.

About GoGrid
GoGrid is the #1 pure-play Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider specializing in Public Cloud and Private Cloud Infrastructure solutions. Currently powering thousands of customers globally, GoGrid makes complex infrastructure easy by enabling businesses to revolutionize their IT environments with the cloud. In just minutes, GoGrid customers can deploy and begin managing existing or new applications and workloads on our proven, secure and reliable hosted public cloud platform. With GoGrid's Public Cloud and Private Cloud offerings, sysadmins, developers, and IT professionals create, deploy, and control cloud environments and complex virtual and physical server networks with full administrative control; with GoGrid's Private Cloud customers utilize a private, hosted and managed, single-tenant environment with zero capital expenditure. To further leverage the GoGrid cloud, the Partner Exchange provides users with an evolving ecosystem of cloud solutions from GoGrid's partner community. GoGrid is proud to have been recognized as a "Champion" by Info-Tech Research Group in 2011 and 2012. For more information, please visit www.gogrid.com

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PR publication date: 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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