Clustrix and Microsoft Azure Join Forces to Address the Evolving Demands of E-Commerce

New partnership with Microsoft Azure allows Magento merchants to successfully leverage the cloud for unprecedented scalability

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Apr 20, 2015 - Clustrix, provider of the first distributed relational database (RDBMS) optimized to meet the needs of fast growing e-commerce sites, today announced its partnership with Microsoft Azure, the cloud computing platform and service provider. Clustrix’s high performance scale-out database works in tandem with the Azure cloud to offer unprecedented scalability and reliability for Magento merchants.

“Our new partnership with Microsoft Azure represents a game-changing proposition that addresses some of the biggest concerns our customers face when leveraging the cloud,” said Mike Azevedo, CEO of Clustrix. “Clustrix was built for the cloud, and this unique collaboration helps us to better address the evolving demands of the e-commerce industry. With ClustrixDB and Azure, our customers can quickly scale up or down to match demand and rest assured they’ll have an always-on site.”

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform. It includes a growing collection of integrated services –compute, storage, data, networking and app – that help organizations move faster, do more and save money. The Clustrix database builds upon this cloud platform, offering high scalability and reliability for Magento users.

Magento is the leading e-commerce platform for fast growing retailers in the 2014 Internet Retailer 500. ClustrixDB is the first enterprise database Magento has recognized as a MySQL alternative for Magento customers. With ClustrixDB, e-commerce merchants never have to worry about scale or performance issues, regardless of changing customer demand, traffic spikes and increases in server requests.

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