MySQL Scalability Company’s Growth and Market Opportunity Attracts Accomplished Software Veteran
ScaleBase announced today that David Valovcin, a proven and extremely successful software industry veteran, has joined the company as executive vice president of field operations. ScaleBase develops a distributed database management system architected for the cloud. It is a simple, reliable and powerful solution built on MySQL which deploys in minutes and enables businesses to scale out to an unlimited number of users, data and transactions.
As part of the leadership team, Valovcin will manage day-to-day operations and share responsibility for driving ScaleBase’s aggressive growth and top-line revenue. Valovcin brings more than 30 years of public and private technology company experience from sales to executive management. He has held various roles with worldwide responsibility in organizations from innovative startups to one of the largest software companies in the world including IBM [NYSE: IBM], Guardium, Courion and Pegasystems.
“David is a tremendous leader with a strong track record of success in accelerating sales, and achieving operational excellence,” said Ram Metser, CEO of ScaleBase. “This is an exciting company and opportunity for all of us, and I’m delighted to have David on board to help drive this next phase in ScaleBase’s growth.”
Today’s applications are pushing the scalability limitations of a single MySQL instance, and require a distributed database to accommodate growth and avoid downtime. ScaleBase enables companies to scale out to an unlimited number of users and transactions by quickly creating a data distribution policy customized for the application. The solution combines scale with continuous availability and installs without requiring any code changes to the application or disruption to the MySQL infrastructure.
“Businesses around the world are struggling to successfully scale their MySQL databases,” said Valovcin. “ScaleBase is a powerful solution which customers deploy in minutes, making it the fastest, most effective way to solve this problem. I am extremely excited to join this company, and its leadership team.”
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