RDX Acquires ClearDB

RDX, an independent provider of managed database and cloud services, is acquiring ClearDB, further expanding RDX’s Database-as-a-Service platform capabilities.

Based in Plano, Texas, ClearDB is a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) provider that has deployed and managed more than one million cloud-based databases worldwide through its software platform, and is a private MySQL-as-a-Service provider. This announcement comes on the heels of RDX’s acquisition of clckwrk, and is part of an aggressive strategic expansion of the RDX service portfolio.  

ClearDB provides cloud-based technologies and solutions that optimize the computing efficiency and utility of database applications. Its G5 software platform delivers high availability and high performance by combining cloud automation, orchestration and monitoring, with multi-cloud and multi-database support. In addition to MySQL, ClearDB provides G5-based DBaaS services for Oracle, PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server.

“Today, ClearDB takes the next step into a bright future with RDX,” said Cashton Coleman, ClearDB Chief Technology Officer and Founder. “As one company, we will be able to operationally standardize, support, and increase the value delivered to our customers, who are interested in running their open source and enterprise database workloads in the Microsoft Azure and AWS clouds.”

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