RDX Continues Strategic Expansion with ClearDB Acquisition

Pittsburgh, Pa.  February 27 , 2019 – RDX, one of the largest independent providers of managed database and cloud services, today announced it has acquired ClearDB. Based in Plano, Texas, ClearDB is a database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that has deployed and managed more than 1 million cloud-based databases worldwide through it’s software platform, and is the world’s largest private MySQL-as-a-Service provider. This announcement comes on the heels of RDX’s acquisition of clckwrk, and is part of an aggressive strategic expansion of the RDX service portfolio.  

“RDX is well on its way to becoming the single source for companies that wish to benefit from outsourced managed services for databases and applications, deployed in any environment – on premise, in the cloud, or hybrid,” said RDX CEO Buddy Flerl. “ClearDB’s DBaaS platform and services are the perfect complement to RDX’s managed services. Together, we can now provide a turnkey outsourced solution for companies seeking to benefit from the scalability, performance and efficiency of the DBaaS platform model.”

ClearDB is a pioneer of cloud-based technologies and solutions that optimize the computing efficiency and utility of database applications. Its G5 software platform delivers high availability and high performance by combining cloud automation, orchestration and monitoring, with multi-cloud and multi-database support. In addition to MySQL, ClearDB provides G5-based DBaaS services for Oracle, PostgreSQL and Microsoft SQL Server.

“IT services are evolving out of being a pure outsourcing play, and into a new world of delivering  business outcomes as a service, using intelligent platforms,” said William Fellows, founder and research director of The 451 Group. “Adding ClearDB’s DBaaS offerings to its service portfolio will strengthen RDX’s value proposition as more enterprises adopt this approach to IT.”

“Today, ClearDB takes the next step into a bright future with RDX,” said ClearDB Chief Technology Officer and Founder Cashton Coleman. “As one company, we will be able to operationally standardize, support and increase the value delivered to our customers who are interested in running their open source and enterprise database workloads in the Microsoft Azure and AWS clouds.”