Hostway Corporation Launches Cloud Based Database Administration

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Hostway launches NetDBAs – Enterprise-class database automation software in the cloud

We are excited to team with Hostway to launch the industry’s first database administration as a service offering on the cloud.

Hostway Corporation, a global leader in infrastructure and web application hosting, announced today that it has partnered with Stratavia, a market leader in IT automation, to launch NetDBAs; a revolutionary, enterprise-class database automation solution that simplifies the management of corporate databases and can be consumed cost effectively as a service.

NetDBAs is a unique database automation tool meant to simplify and automate routine, time consuming tasks such as installing new databases, administering users, applying patches, and managing backups. Through a simple and intuitive web-interface, NetDBAs turns complex work flows into point and click operations that can be performed by any member of an IT organization. NetDBAs is distinctive in that it can be accessed by any business, anywhere from the Hostway cloud. Database servers may be located in one of Hostway’s global data centers, on-site in the customer’s corporate offices, or in any third party data center. The initial release will manage editions of Microsoft SQL Server database; future versions will add support for databases from other manufacturers.

“We are excited to team with Hostway to launch the industry’s first database administration as a service offering on the cloud,” said Thor Culverhouse, President and CEO, Stratavia. “With Stratavia’s Data Palette driving the automation behind NetDBAs, IT administrators can better manage the full lifecycle of database operations, thereby enabling companies to realize economies of scale and better return on investment from the cloud.”

“We are excited to launch this value added solution that will automate and simplify the most time consuming and repetitive tasks typically performed by database administrators,” says Todd Benjamin, vice president of Enterprise Hosting, Hostway.” With assistance from Stratavia we have harnessed high-end enterprise-class automation technology, simplified it, and deployed it in the cloud to be cost effective and versatile, solving a prevailing challenge for today’s efficiency minded corporations.”

About Stratavia
Stratavia is the leader in application stack automation for physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure. Stratavia automates the full operational lifecycle of enterprise database and application server technology including planning, provisioning, patching, recurring maintenance, incident response, and common change requests from a self-service console. Fortune 1,000 companies rely on the Data Palette Automation Platform and pluggable Data Palette Apps to automate their database and application operations across both internal clouds and physical infrastructure. Founded in 2001, Stratavia is headquartered in Denver, Colorado and is privately held and venture funded. For more information, go to http://www.stratavia.com.

About Hostway Corporation
Hostway Corporation provides dedicated hosting, shared hosting, colocation, domain name registration, ecommerce solutions and other Web-based services to over 1.4 million Web sites and 600,000 customers worldwide. The company operates more than 250,000 square feet of state-of-the-art data center space that reduces the complexity and cost of Web-based technologies for small businesses and large enterprises. Founded in 1998, Hostway is one of the world’s largest Web hosting companies with a direct presence in 14 countries, 17 worldwide operation centers and more than 700 employees. http://www.hostway.com

For more information:

Alisha Smith
Hostway Corporation
1-888-277-0000 ext. 137
alisha.smith(at)hostway(dot)ca

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