Jul 13, 2021

OVHcloud partners with Aiven to enhance DBaaS offer

This wide range of solutions will enable organizations to accelerate their innovation, ensure their data protection (GDPR) while retaining their technological sovereignty.

HELSINKI, Finland — July 13, 2021- OVHcloud is accelerating the development of its Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offer by partnering with Aiven, a European software company that combines the best open-source technologies with cloud infrastructure. This new offer will provide professionals with fully managed database solutions based on a trusted cloud.

According to Gartner, by 2022, 75% of databases will be deployed or migrated to a cloud platform [1].

This partnership will enable OVHcloud to offer an extensive catalog of DBaaS solutions such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, Apache Kafka, OpenSearch, M3, and Apache Cassandra. This wide range of database management systems will suit a variety of uses, from legacy applications to AI applications, web applications, and e-commerce websites.

Database-as-a-Service solutions based on OVHcloud trusted infrastructure will give organizations security, confidentiality, and reversibility guarantees for their data. Companies will retain exclusive control over their data and focus on the added value of their applications, as they will no longer have to worry about the configuration, installation, and maintenance of the database software, the backups, and hardware infrastructure needed to run the service securely. Moreover, companies will get the best price/performance ratio, predictable costs, as well as the power of the open source to accelerate their innovation.

“This partnership with Aiven allows us to accelerate the delivery of a full catalog of Database-as-a-Service. Offering OVHcloud customers a wide range of choices to develop and run their applications in the cloud while retaining full control over their data,” commented Sylvain Rouri, Chief Sales Officer at OVHcloud. “We share with Aiven, a European company, the values of transparency and reversibility enabled by open-source technologies, offering companies the ability to accelerate their innovation while protecting themselves from technological lock-in.”

“We are proud to partner with Europe’s leading cloud services provider to enable more organizations to leverage best-of-breed data technologies. Our joint services enable customers to focus on their core business while we manage their infrastructure in an open and trusted cloud environment,” said Oskari Saarenmaa, CEO at Aiven.

[1] Source: Gartner, The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud.

About OVHcloud

OVHcloud is a global player and the leading European cloud provider operating 400,000 servers within over 30 data centres across 4 continents. For 20 years, the Group has been leveraging an integrated model that provides full control of our value chain, from designing our servers to managing our data centres through to orchestrating our fibre-optic network. This unique approach enables OVHcloud to cover, independently, the full spectrum of use cases for our 1.6 million customers across 140 countries. OVHcloud now offers customers latest-generation solutions that combine high performance, predictable pricing and full data sovereignty to support their unfettered growth.

About Aiven

Headquartered in Helsinki with hubs in Berlin, Boston, Toronto and Sydney, 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, Aiven does what they do best; manage cloud data infrastructure. Aiven enables customers to drive business results from open source that trigger true transformations far beyond their own backyard. To learn more about Aiven, visit aiven.io and follow @aiven_io on Twitter.