ScaleArc Named One of the Top 10 Hot Big Data Startups to Watch by CIO.com

Scalearc Selected Based on Public Voting, Level of Funding, Pedigree of Management Team, and Viability of Product Roadmap

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With solid funding, a great management team, a compelling product roadmap, and a long string of customer wins, ScaleArc deserves its place on the list.

Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013

ScaleArc, the leader in database infrastructure software that optimizes relational database scalability, performance and availability, today announced that it has been named to the list of “Top 10 Hot Big Data Startups to Watch” by CIO.com.

“ScaleArc iDB was built to solve a key Big Data challenge facing high-growth database environments by accelerating database performance and improving uptime, without requiring changes to the infrastructure,” said Varun Singh, founder and chief executive officer of ScaleArc. “We are pleased to be recognized as one of the Top 10 Hot Big Data Startups, especially since over 11,000 voters helped ScaleArc earn this recognition.”

“Big Data startups are building viable products that target real-world pain points,” said Jeff Vance, a contributing writer for CIO.com and Editor-in-Chief of Startup50. “ScaleArc, and the rest of the companies in the Top 10, represent the best in a field of very strong Big Data startups. With solid funding, a great management team, a compelling product roadmap, and a long string of customer wins, ScaleArc deserves its place on the list.”

To determine the Top 10 Hot Big Data Startups to Watch, nominees were solicited through the Story Source Newsletter, Twitter, and other channels, and more than 100 recommendations were received. Of these, a list of 42 nominees was compiled on Startup50.com. Readers were invited to vote for their favorites.

More than 11,000 readers voted for their favorite Big Data startups. This vote was given a weight of 30 percent in determining the list of the Top 10 Hot Big Data Startups to Watch. Other factors used in determining the Top 10 include funding, the pedigree of the management team, and the viability of the startup’s roadmap. Voting is now open to rank the top 10 and crown an overall winner.

About ScaleArc iDB
ScaleArc iDB is database traffic management software that simplifies the way database environments are deployed and managed, and optimizes database performance and availability. ScaleArc iDB’s patented technology delivers the following benefits:

  •     enables instant scalability and higher availability for databases with dynamic clustering, load balancing, surge protection, and sharding capabilities
  •     provides instant visibility into all database traffic with granular real-time SQL analytics
  •     delivers the world’s first transparent SQL-NoSQL hybrid caching engine which lets any application use a NoSQL cache without any code changes or drivers

ScaleArc iDB inserts transparently between applications and databases, requiring no modifications to applications or databases to deploy. Customers who deploy ScaleArc iDB are able to reduce troubleshooting times from days or hours to minutes, realize significantly higher uptime, achieve instant vertical and horizontal scaling of their existing database infrastructure, experience up to 60x faster query performance, and strengthen the overall security of their databases.

ScaleArc iDB software is available for MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database environments, and is also available as a virtual appliance. ScaleArc iDB is cloud-ready and available from the top cloud service providers including Amazon AWS/EC2, GoGrid, Joyent, Liquid Web Hosting, Microsoft Azure and NephoScale.

About ScaleArc
ScaleArc is the leader in a new category of database infrastructure software that simplifies the way database environments are deployed and managed, optimizes database performance and availability, and lowers costs without any changes to applications or databases. Customers include Coupons.com, Demand Media, Disney UTV, Flipkart, KIXEYE, Sazze (dealspl.us), Weather Decision Technologies and others, with a typical ROI of three months or less. ScaleArc is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley and is backed by Accel Partners, Trinity Ventures and Nexus Venture Partners. Learn more at http://www.ScaleArc.com.

ScaleArc, ScaleArc iDB, and the ScaleArc logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of ScaleArc in the United States and other countries. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.


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