|Clustrix CEO Mike Azevedo, right, and Rockplace CEO Seo Dong-sik pose after signing a partnership at the latter’s office in Seoul, Thursday. Courtesy of Emerson K Partners|
By Kang Seung-woo
Clustrix, a San Francisco-based database company, formed a consulting and reseller partnership for its flagship database product with Rockplace, a Korean open source software company, Thursday.
Under the partnership, Rockplace will have the exclusive rights to sell ClustrixDB in Korea and the U.S. company will provide technical support. ClustrixDB is a relational database optimized to meet the needs of fast growing e-commerce sites. It is available in software that runs on commodity hardware and on any cloud.
Rockplace is consulting on and maintaining open source software including database management, operating systems and middleware. It has 80 expert engineers for open source software in Korea.
“We are thrilled about our expansion into the Korea database market with the partnership of Rockplace’s highly trusted consulting with more than 500 references in telecommunications, manufacturing, finance and public with high security requirements,” Clustrix CEO Mike Azevedo said.
“We are committed to continuing to find partners with outstanding consulting experience and technical support for business synergy in various industrial areas in Korea.”
Rockplace CEO Seo Dong-sik, said, “It is very impressive that ClustrixDB boasts of advanced scalability and compatibility. With this partnership, we can meet particular database requirements from various customers in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.”
Clustrix has high-profile customers including AOL, Nielsen, Rakuten and Symantec.