Couchbase Simplifies the Journey to the Cloud with the Launch of Couchbase Managed Cloud
May 10, 2018
New Managed Service Enables Customers To Focus On Delivering Exceptional Customer Experiences
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 10, 2018 -- Couchbase, Inc., creator of the world’s first Engagement Database, today announced the launch of Couchbase Managed Cloud. Offered in partnership with Rackspace, the solution is a fully-managed database service that allows IT teams to solve cloud and database infrastructure challenges and reallocate resources towards business initiatives that drive growth. With Couchbase Managed Cloud, Couchbase combines the world’s most powerful NoSQL technology with the capabilities and expertise of Rackspace, which provides true transformation as a service across applications, data, security, and infrastructure, to deliver a single solution for a unified customer experience.
Enterprises today are experiencing an explosion of data, and maintaining and managing that data in the cloud is no small feat. Couchbase Managed Cloud is designed to eliminate the tedious, time-consuming processes of managing database infrastructure in the cloud, enabling IT teams to focus on driving innovation. With Rackspace, Couchbase Managed Cloud delivers the database infrastructure that is backed by the leader in managed cloud services, along with its application services expertise and results-obsessed customer service known as Fanatical Support®.
Available this Spring, Couchbase Managed Cloud can be deployed directly within an organization’s public cloud environment alongside their other mission-critical applications--versus within a vendor’s public cloud environment--which will lead to reduced latency, increased performance and enhanced security. In addition, Couchbase Managed Cloud will deliver a unified data platform across multicloud architectures using Couchbase's cross datacenter replication technology.
Key benefits include:
- Free up resources to drive innovation and accelerate time to market: Outsourcing the administration of database infrastructure frees up resources to drive business initiatives.
- Mitigate risks: Improve reliability with proactive maintenance, optimizations, and on-demand scaling of resources as needed; eliminate downtime with a single point of contact and 24/7/365 support model.
- Reduce costs: Reduce DevOps/DBA staffing while still getting access to cloud and DB experts. Scale out when needed and avoid idle infrastructure.
"Very commonly, software vendors offer managed services within their own cloud environments. Couchbase Managed Cloud is different in that it is deployed alongside an organization's mission-critical applications in a public cloud. This approach provides businesses with greater control over how they use their data and where it resides; a key element as sensitivities around data security and privacy are heightened, especially with the looming GDPR deadline."
--Carl Olofson, Research Vice President, Data Management, IDC
“Rackspace is excited to partner with Couchbase to bring Engagement Database technology to enterprises looking to streamline operations and focus on driving exceptional experiences for customers and employees. By combining Couchbase’s powerful NoSQL technology with Rackspace’s managed cloud and application services expertise, we’re able to deliver significantly greater value to customers.”
--Brannon Lacey, Vice President Product, Enterprise Applications Services, Rackspace
“We developed Couchbase Managed Cloud to alleviate the time and cost burdens associated with cloud database infrastructure, and instead help organizations focus on developing the applications and experiences core to their business. With this offering, organizations can outsource the administration of their database infrastructure so they can free up resources and drive key business initiatives.”
--Scott Anderson, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Business Operations, Couchbase
Unlike other NoSQL databases, Couchbase provides an enterprise-class, multicloud to edge database that offers the robust capabilities required for business-critical applications on a highly scalable and available platform. As a distributed cloud-native database, Couchbase runs in modern dynamic environments and on any cloud, either customer-managed or fully managed as-a-service. Couchbase is built on open standards, combining the best of NoSQL with the power and familiarity of SQL, to simplify the transition from mainframe and relational databases.
Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, American Express, Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast/Sky, Disney, eBay, LinkedIn, Marriott, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit www.couchbase.com.
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