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OpenStack DBaaS: Press Release

Tesora Collaborates with Red Hat to Deliver Certified OpenStack-based Database as a Service Platform

Makes widest array of databases accessible via OpenStack public and private clouds

Tesora has announced a collaboration with Red Hat to offer a certified, highly-scalable and open database as a service with robust security functionality (DBaaS) for Red Hat OpenStack Platform. With support for popular SQL and NoSQL databases, a broad array of enterprise industry databases can now be managed through a single, unified and certified platform while still leveraging the best native capabilities of each database.

Through the combination of Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Tesora Database as a Service Platform, enterprises can use their existing knowledge and database investments, improve operational efficiency, and potentially lower their total cost of ownership for building and managing databases.

Organizations using Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Tesora can reduce their time to market for new applications by empowering developers with self-service database provisioning and management. Also, developers can choose the most suitable database for the task with a choice of 15 open source and commercial database management systems.

"Red Hat is a leader in the OpenStack ecosystem and this certified solution will bring the power of self-service databases to Red Hat OpenStack Platform clouds," said Ken Rugg, CEO of Tesora. "Tesora's implementation of OpenStack Trove is an advanced platform for database as a service, offering Red Hat users capabilities for managing backup and restores, increasing security with user permissions and automated patch management while enabling compliance with corporate standards, as well as regulations for privacy, security, and data sovereignty."

Since Tesora DBaaS is based on OpenStack Trove, it integrates easily with other core OpenStack services. Tesora is the leading contributor to the Trove project, alongside Red Hat and others.

"Now, Red Hat OpenStack Platform users can easily add database as a service to their private and public clouds that include many databases they're already using," said Radhesh Balakrishnan, general manager, OpenStack, Red Hat. "By collaborating with Tesora, we're enabling customers to realize the potential of OpenStack combined with a myriad of supported databases, enabling them to increase flexibility, and their ability to provision single instances, replicas, and clusters through a single API."

Tesora Database as a Service Platform is certified with and can be used as a component of any Red Hat OpenStack Platform installation. Benefits of the offering include:

- Support for SQL and NoSQL databases certified by Tesora including Oracle, MySQL Enterprise, DataStax Enterprise, MongoDB Enterprise, Cassandra, EnterpriseDB, PostgreSQL Enterprise, and MariaDB;

- Rigorous testing of OpenStack DBaaS capabilities to certify Tesora with Red Hat OpenStack Platform;

Availability
The Tesora DBaaS Platform is available immediately, with support for Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8 and forward.

About OpenStack Trove
OpenStack Trove database as a service is transforming the way databases are provisioned and managed, to make database capacity that can be consumed on-demand. Tesora's Database as a Service Platform, an enterprise-hardened version of OpenStack Trove, offers secure, private cloud access to the most popular open source and commercial databases through a single consistent interface. The result is that routine tasks like provisioning, and managing regular administrative tasks like clustering, replication, backup and restore are handled in a simple, unified way.

About Tesora

As organizations embrace cloud-based IT models, Tesora is fulfilling the promise of truly open database as a service (DBaaS) from any public, private or hybrid cloud computing platform. With its deep database expertise, Tesora is the number one contributor to the Trove project and proud OpenStack supporter. The company's open source software is powering database as a service for many of the world's leading OpenStack users. To learn more about Tesora visit www.tesora.com.

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.