Jun 23, 2021

Aiven partners up with Exoscale to drive DBaaS offerings

Aiven will provide its leading open-source DBaaS services to deliver a comprehensive data cloud service on Exoscale infrastructure.

HELSINKI, Finland — June 23, 2021Aiven, a software company that combines the best open source technologies with cloud infrastructure, today announced its partnership with Exoscale, a European cloud hosting alternative, to offer Exoscale customers Aiven’s managed database services.

Over the years, Exoscale has helped hundreds of European customers migrate, run and scale their production workloads - all while ensuring full GDPR compliance for all workloads it manages. Through this partnership, Aiven and Exoscale will be better positioned to serve the European market’s cloud services needs while ensuring full compliance.

DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) is the fastest growing domain in cloud services, according to Gartner, and market research predicts the global cloud database and DBaaS market size will reach $26B by 2025. The partnership enables Exoscale customers to instantly and seamlessly create relational and distributed databases in an integrated environment without any security compromise.

“European businesses face unique compliance challenges and requirements. Through our partnership with one of the world’s leading DBaaS providers, we’re better able to support our customers’ growing database services needs, all while doing what we do best - ensuring compliance,” said Mathias Nöbauer, CEO of Exoscale. “We’re excited to partner with Aiven and expand our cloud service offerings for our customers.”

Aiven’s managed services offered within the Exoscale public cloud include database instances, database storage and API services, enabling features like the ability to create, restore and manage different database stores, migrate database services without user disruption when upgrading software or migrating instances across cloud infrastructure, as well as statistics and monitoring information on the underlying operating system.

“As the DBaaS market continues its rapid expansion, it's important to Aiven to meet the data residency needs and challenges of businesses,” said Aiven CEO Oskari Saarenmaa.“ We are excited to work with Exoscale in offering DBaaS services to their customers.”

For more information about Exoscale’s DBaaS offering powered by Aiven, please visit

About Aiven

Headquartered in Helsinki with hubs in Berlin, Sydney, Toronto and Boston, Aiven provides managed open source data technologies, like PostgreSQL, Kafka, and M3, on all major clouds. Through Aiven, developers can do what they do best: create applications. Meanwhile, we do what we do best; manage cloud data infrastructure. We enable our customers to drive business results from open source that trigger true transformations far beyond their own backyards. Visit us at and follow @aiven_io on Twitter.

About Exoscale

Exoscale provides cloud hosting enabling teams and individuals to host applications, automate infrastructure, store data safely, and run heavy computations. Exoscale customers range from many SaaS companies to scientific labs, financial institutions, and other large-scale organisations. With virtual machines, object storage, advanced network functionality, and GPU-backed instances in addition to the highest level of data privacy, Exoscale is the right choice for security-conscious users worldwide. Exoscale is headquartered in Switzerland and operates datacenters in Geneva, Zurich and other European cities. For more information please visit