Couchbase, Rackspace Team on Cloud-Managed Database Service

It allows IT teams to solve cloud and database infrastructure challenges and reallocate resources toward business initiatives that drive growth.

May 10, 2018

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Cloud Computing

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PRESS RELEASE — MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 10, 2018 — Couchbase, Inc., creator of the world’s first Engagement Database, today announced the launch of Couchbase Managed Cloud. Offered in partnership with Rackspace, the solution is a fully-managed database service that allows IT teams to solve cloud and database infrastructure challenges and reallocate resources towards business initiatives that drive growth. With Couchbase Managed Cloud, Couchbase combines the world’s most powerful NoSQL technology with the capabilities and expertise of Rackspace, which provides true transformation as a service across applications, data, security, and infrastructure, to deliver a single solution for a unified customer experience.

Enterprises today are experiencing an explosion of data, and maintaining and managing that data in the cloud is no small feat. Couchbase Managed Cloud is designed to eliminate the tedious, time-consuming processes of managing database infrastructure in the cloud, enabling IT teams to focus on driving innovation. With Rackspace, Couchbase Managed Cloud delivers the database infrastructure that is backed by the leader in managed cloud services, along with its application services expertise and results-obsessed customer service known as Fanatical Support®.

Available this Spring, Couchbase Managed Cloud can be deployed directly within an organization’s public cloud environment alongside their other mission-critical applications–versus within a vendor’s public cloud environment–which will lead to reduced latency, increased performance and enhanced security. In addition, Couchbase Managed Cloud will deliver a unified data platform across multi-cloud architectures using Couchbase’s cross datacenter replication technology.

Key benefits include:

  • Free up resources to drive innovation and accelerate time to market: Outsourcing the administration of database infrastructure frees up resources to drive business initiatives.

  • Mitigate risks: Improve reliability with proactive maintenance, optimizations, and on-demand scaling of resources as needed; eliminate downtime with a single point of contact and 24/7/365 support model.

  • Reduce costs:Reduce DevOps/DBA staffing while still getting access to cloud and DB experts. Scale out when needed and avoid idle infrastructure.

“Very commonly, software vendors offer managed services within their own cloud environments.  Couchbase Managed Cloud is different in that it is deployed alongside an organization’s mission-critical applications in a public cloudThis approach provides businesses with greater control over how they use their data and where it resides; a key element as sensitivities around data security and privacy are heightened, especially with the looming GDPR deadline.”
–Carl Olofson, Research Vice President, Data Management, IDC

“Rackspace is excited to partner with Couchbase to bring Engagement Database technology to enterprises looking to streamline operations and focus on driving exceptional experiences for customers and employees. By combining Couchbase’s powerful NoSQL technology with Rackspace’s managed cloud and application services expertise, we’re able to deliver significantly greater value to customers.”
–Brannon Lacey, Vice President Product, Enterprise Applications Services, Rackspace

“We developed Couchbase Managed Cloud to alleviate the time and cost burdens associated with cloud database infrastructure, and instead help organizations focus on developing the applications and experiences core to their business. With this offering, organizations can outsource the administration of their database infrastructure so they can free up resources and drive key business initiatives.”
–Scott Anderson, Senior Vice President of Product Management and Business Operations, Couchbase

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About Couchbase
Couchbase’s mission is to be the data platform that revolutionizes digital innovation. To make this possible, Couchbase created the world’s first Engagement Database to help deliver ever-richer and ever more personalized customer and employee experiences. Built with the most powerful NoSQL technology, the Couchbase Data Platform was architected on top of an open source foundation for the massively interactive enterprise. Our geo-distributed Engagement Database provides unmatched developer agility and manageability, as well as unparalleled performance at any scale, from any cloud to the edge.

Couchbase has become pervasive in our everyday lives; our customers include industry leaders Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney, DreamWorks Animation, eBay, Marriott, Neiman Marcus, Tesco, Tommy Hilfiger, United, Verizon, Wells Fargo, as well as hundreds of other household names. For more information, visit

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