June 17, 2014

MemSQL and GoGrid Partner to Offer Analytics in the Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 17 — MemSQL, the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics based on a distributed in-memory database, today announced a partnership with GoGrid, the leader in Open Data Services (ODS), to provide fast and easy access to the MemSQL database in the only public cloud purpose-built for Big Data. With this new partnership, customers have a seamless path to the cloud through a 1-Button Deploy orchestration process that enables them to spin up a high-performance cluster for the MemSQL database any time on the GoGrid cloud. This partnership also allows companies to trial MemSQL at no cost and without acquiring any hardware.

“Enterprise customers today are looking for simplicity and high performance to power their most innovative business endeavors,” said Eric Frenkiel, CEO and co-founder at MemSQL. “Our partnership with GoGrid delivers on that goal by combining a high-performance cloud infrastructure with the world’s fastest in-memory database in a simple, easy to deploy and use environment. With the touch of a button, customers are ready to start capitalizing immediately on their Big Data assets.”

Cloud adoption is on the rise, and GoGrid is spearheading this growth by making it easier for organizations to leverage the cost savings and flexibility of cloud-based technology while also avoiding vendor lock-in and the expense and latency of legacy technology. GoGrid’s 1-Button Deploy technology makes starting a cloud trial and then transitioning Big Data applications to full-scale production effortless. With this partnership, enterprises can deploy a complete solution in a matter of minutes to evaluate MemSQL and GoGrid simultaneously, and can easily convert to a purchase at any time during the free trial.

“Our focus is on providing customers simple ways to evaluate and run their applications in the cloud, so we’re excited that we can now offer a scalable, real-time analytics database that will let them spin up a high-performance cluster in the GoGrid cloud,” said GoGrid CEO John Keagy. “Our 1-Button Deploy solutions provide a quick and easy way for customers to access MemSQL’s in-memory database without having to add hardware to their infrastructure.”