Database Scalability Start-Up Showcases Significant Leadership and Customer Momentum
BOSTON, MA, June 20, 2012 — Ram Metser, a software veteran with a proven record of growing emerging technology companies, has joined ScaleBase, the database scalability company, as Executive Chairman. Metser brings 25 years of leadership and business building experience – most recently as CEO of Guardium, where he led the company from start-up to market leader – and ultimately acquisition by IBM. At ScaleBase, Metser will be responsible for overall strategy execution, focusing on driving company growth.
“ScaleBase is delivering real value by enabling next generation apps and the transactional processing requirements associated with big data,” said Metser. “I am thrilled to work with the team, leveraging the company’s unique and innovative technology into a rapidly expanding market. I look forward to building out the organization and continuing its high growth trajectory.”
ScaleBase is experiencing significant growth and that speaks volumes to the value its solution delivers. ScaleBase reduces time to market for new apps from months to days. ScaleBase enables these apps to scale on demand and deliver high availability – all while significantly reducing the complexity of an organization’s overall application landscape. ScaleBase deploys its solution on the cloud or on premise.
“This is an exciting time at ScaleBase – until now the company has been focusing on developing a superior technology that addresses a tangible business problem,” said Motti Vaknin of Cedar Fund. “As the company continues to grow, adding experienced, tested industry leaders to the team is critical to its continued success. Ram has the proven ability to lead companies to market leadership.”
Within the past six months, the company has added 10 new customers and three new members to its executive team. Other additions to ScaleBase’s executive team include:
- Michael Castricone, Vice President of Finance and Administration who brings more than 25 years of experience and also served as a member of the Guardium leadership team.
- Paul Campaniello, Vice President of Global Marketing, who brings more than 25 years of experience working with start-up software companies, including Lumigent, Precise and Savantis.
- Rob Levine, Vice President of Worldwide Sales who brings more than 25 years of sales leadership experience with software solution companies, including Onaro, NetApp and e.piphany.
ScaleBase eliminates complexity from organization’s application and database infrastructure by enabling a fast and efficient response to dynamic business requirements. The company’s Data Traffic Manager provides an abstraction layer that delivers real-time scalability and availability – all without requiring any changes to the existing infrastructure.
ScaleBase enables next generation applications – and the massive transactional processing requirements of big data, without requiring changes to the existing infrastructure.
The ScaleBase Data Traffic Manager is middleware that dynamically manages and scales databases to meet changing business demands. ScaleBase provides an abstraction layer with a centralized point of management for a distributed database environment; removing complexity, delivering real-time elasticity and increasing availability – all without requiring any changes to the existing infrastructure. ScaleBase’s customers span a wide range of industries including SaaS companies, online gaming companies, digital media providers, social networks and enterprises. The company is venture-backed and is based in Newton, MA.
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