ScaleArc Acquires Assets of ScaleBase, Furthers its Industry Leadership in Database Load Balancing

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ScaleArc today announces the acquisition of ScaleBase assets, focused on database sharding technology, to augment its database load balancing solutions. As companies are migrating enterprise workloads into the cloud or to new relational databases, many are looking to transparent sharding capabilities to facilitate the process. This acquisition broadens ScaleArc's offerings around application availability and zero downtime for enterprise application by incorporating ScaleBase's technology and Intellectual Property. Several ScaleBase employees and customers that include several Fortune 500 companies will transition to ScaleArc. Financial terms of the deal are not disclosed.

"ScaleArc's inclusion of the ScaleBase technology is a perfect fit to broaden our portfolio of capabilities to capitalize on the continuing market momentum around cloud migration and growth in relational data," said ScaleArc CEO Justin Barney. "ScaleBase is the only company in the world that successfully built and deployed transparent sharding technology. Following on the heels of the Gartner Hype Cycle for IT Service Continuity report inclusion, this acquisition demonstrates ScaleArc's continued drive to help enterprises scale and achieve a zero downtime environment. Our software enables an agile data tier that speeds development, increases flexibility and improves organizational uptime while driving down costs."

The asset acquisition also broadens ScaleArc's patent portfolio. ScaleBase's patents and patent applications cover database sharding and analysis. This Intellectual Property adds to ScaleArc's four granted patents that cover transparent query queuing, transparent caching and routing, and transparent user authentication offload for database load balancing.

About ScaleArc

Recently named a Gartner "Cool Vendor," ScaleArc is the leading provider of database load balancing software that provides continuous availability for all applications. The ScaleArc software enables an agile data tier, enhancing database performance, scalability, and security while providing new levels of real-time visibility for application environments, whether on premise or in the cloud. Learn more about ScaleArc, its customers, and partners at

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