GoGrid, a leading player in Open Data Services (ODS), has announced new partnerships with key Big Data technology providers –Clustrix and Couchbase – to provide companies with the fastest and easiest way to evaluate and run their applications in a cloud purpose-built for Big Data. The new partnerships continue to expand the ODS ecosystem GoGrid has built with its initial partnerships with Basho, DataStax, Hortonworks, and MongoDB. With these new partnerships, customers now have a frictionless path, featuring a 1-Button Deploy™ orchestration process that simplifies evaluation and deployment of the best Big Data technologies. In addition to the new partnerships, GoGrid is announcing agreements to produce a 1-Button Deploy™ of DataStax Enterprise Edition and of MongoDB production replica sets.
We’re excited to see the Open Data Services movement continue to gain momentum as more partners make their solutions easily available on the best infrastructure for Big Data,” said GoGrid CEO John Keagy. “Our initial 1-Button Deploy™ solutions have been a fantastic success for GoGrid and our partners, making best-of-breed Big Data technologies available without the time and expense usually associated with manually deploying these solutions across customers’ infrastructure.”
While the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) approach locks users into single-vendor commodity clouds, GoGrid’s ODS platform supports all leading Big Data technologies. With its 1-Button Deploy™ automated orchestration, GoGrid offers the speed and scalability of PaaS but avoids the downsides of vendor lock-in and the slow development cycles of proprietary technology. Instead of requiring weeks or months for research, configuration, and deployment, 1-Button Deploy™ gets enterprises up and running with a complete solution – including a development or production Big Data cluster plus the required infrastructure – in a matter of minutes. This approach gives companies the freedom to discover which technology – or combination of technologies – best suits their needs.
The new partnerships enable GoGrid to offer automatic deployment for another five innovative Big Data technologies: 1-Button Deploy™ of ClustrixDB, 1-Button Deploy™ of Couchbase, 1-Button Deploy™ of DataStax Enterprise Edition, and 1-Button Deploy™ of MongoDB production
replica sets. The ease of GoGrid’s 1-Button Deploy™ technology continues to play a key role in driving the adoption of partner technologies, especially for the growing number of customers that rely on multiple Big Data solutions.
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