MemSQL and GoGrid Partner to Offer Real-Time Analytics in the Cloud

Collaboration Delivers a Complete, Fast, and Cost-Efficient Big Data Analytics Solution

SAN FRANCISCO, June 17, 2014 - 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."

About MemSQL

MemSQL is the leader in real-time and historical Big Data analytics based on a distributed in-memory database. MemSQL is purpose built for instant access to real-time and historical data through a familiar SQL interface and uses a horizontally scalable distributed architecture that runs on commodity hardware. Innovative enterprises use MemSQL to accelerate time-to-value by extracting previously untapped value in their data that results in new revenue. MemSQL is proven in production environments across hundreds of nodes in high velocity Big Data environments. Based in San Francisco, MemSQL is a Y Combinator company funded by prominent venture capitalists and angel investors including Accel Partners, Khosla Ventures, First Round Capital and Data Collective. For more information, please visit www.memsql.com.

About GoGrid

GoGrid enables companies to evaluate and run multiple, on-demand Big Data solutions quickly, simply, reliably, securely, and cost-effectively. As the leader in Open Data Services (ODS), GoGrid is committed to delivering purpose-built Big Data solutions and services for the management and integration of open-source, commercial, and proprietary technologies across multiple platforms. With more than 15,000 customers and more than 600,000 VMs deployed, GoGrid has pioneered cloud infrastructure for more than a decade for companies including Condé Nast, Merkle, and Preventice. For more information, please visit www.GoGrid.com.

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