The Motley Fool, Xignite and Itslearning.com gain high performance, reduced downtime and dramatically improved operational simplicity with RLEC
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 29, 2015
Redis Labs, the home of Redis, today announced that numerous customers, including The Motley Fool, Xignite and Itslearning.com have adopted Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster (RLEC). RLEC is downloadable software that extends open source Redis with enterprise class high availability, real-time auto-failover, consistently stable high performance and automated linear scaling.
The Motley Fool
The Motley Fool, a multimedia financial services company, uses Redis extensively to cater to the millions of users who depend on it for financial advice. Redis accelerates the website’s user interactions and is a key linchpin of its responsiveness. Motley Fool chose RLEC primarily so that they could get enterprise-ready Redis without having to re-build their existing systems. The top notch expertise of dedicated Redis engineers at Redis Labs could get them a more robust system than they could build in-house with limited resources.
“With RLEC, we can enjoy the benefits of high performance and highly scalable Redis, without having to worry about high availability,” said Brandon Ragan, Lead Systems Engineer at Motley Fool. “Auto-failover and seamless clustering were the main reasons we chose RLEC – and the expertise provided by the Redis Labs team is a huge bonus.”
Xignite, Inc. a leading provider of market data cloud solutions, sources and integrates real-time and reference market data into apps and devices for its 1,000 financial services clients with an easier and more cost effective platform than alternative data feeds. High availability and reliability are critical to Xignite’s business, because any delay could equate to missed opportunities for clients. After implementing RLEC, Xignite found that the auto-failover features prevented prolonged periods of downtime and eradicated the manual, tedious process to get the system running again.
“Redis is a critical layer in our business and underpins crucial client interactions. We chose RLEC because it provides seamless auto-failover in the event of outages, as well as the best possible way to utilize our infrastructure. It ensures that our client satisfaction remains high and operational costs stay low,” said Qin Yu, director of architecture and engineering at Xignite.
Itslearning.com, a global digital learning platform with more than 4 million active users, relies on Redis to deliver a highly responsive and personalized user experience. “RLEC helps us create a multi-tenant Redis infrastructure that scales automatically with our platform,” says William Kazis, Global SaaS engineer at Itslearning.com. “With RLEC, we’ve achieved lower operational costs and a stable, reliable Redis deployment.”
“The technology behind RLEC has been proven with tens of thousands of free and 5300+ paid customers in our Redis Cloud offering,” said Ofer Bengal, CEO of Redis Labs. “Our team has spent over 100 person-years building enterprise-class scalability for Redis, and RLEC’s auto-failover and high availability features are purpose-built to ensure that any number of customers can withstand node failures and datacenter outages without losing data.”
“The rapid adoption of RLEC is a reflection of how widely used and enterprise-critical Redis has become in a few short years”, said Matt Aslett, 451 Research”Redis Labs is fast establishing itself as the primary provider of enterprise-class Redis.”
Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster delivers tangible operational benefits of high performance at lower costs through hassle-free automated scaling, clustering, multi-zone high availability, auto-failover, continuous monitoring and 24×7 support. With RLEC, developers can deploy enterprise grade Redis clusters on either their company’s own infrastructure, on RAM, on Flash memory used as a RAM extender, or as a remotely managed service.