Redis Labs Announces Strategic Agreement with Microsoft to Deliver Redis Enterprise as an Integrated Managed Service on Microsoft Azure Cache

Managed service combines the performance and reliability of Redis Enterprise with the breadth and simplicity of consumption Azure offers to serve a variety of enterprise use cases

Mountain View, May 12, 2020—Today at RedisConf 2020 Takeaway, Redis Labs announced a new strategic agreement with Microsoft to deliver Redis Enterprise as new, fully integrated tiers of Azure Cache for Redis. The new service offering, available today in Private Preview, will unlock the power of Redis for Azure customers’ mission-critical workloads through advanced, enterprise-grade functionality, including Redis on Flash, modules, and, in the future, the ability to create an active geo-redundant cache for hybrid-cloud architectures.  

“We are excited to partner with Microsoft to bring Redis Enterprise to Azure as a fully integrated service,” said Ofer Bengal, CEO and co-founder at Redis Labs. “The new enterprise tiers of Azure Cache for Redis fulfills the desire we hear from customers for a fully managed cloud data store that provides significant cost savings for large datasets and the greatest simplicity to consume Redis Enterprise with the confidence and resilience they need from their data layer as they move to Azure.”

“The integration with Redis Labs underscores Microsoft’s vision for a successful cloud and open source collaboration that serves the needs of developers and supports the open source ecosystem for continued innovation,” said Julia Liuson, Corporate Vice President, Developer Division at Microsoft. “We believe the new enterprise tiers of Azure Cache for Redis will help companies deliver their most critical applications with scale, high availability, and low latency.”

Accelerating the move to Azure with confidence

The new enterprise offering on Azure Cache for Redis will improve developer productivity, offer greater operational resilience, and increase peace of mind for companies migrating their databases from on-premise infrastructure to operating fully in the public cloud. Specifically, customers will benefit from:

Improved developer productivity

Greater resiliency, security, and compliance

Simplified procurement and billing 

Additional Resources

For additional insights on the integration and new service, please visit the Redis Labs and Microsoft blogs. The new enterprise tiers of Azure Cache for Redis are expected to be in public preview in the second half of calendar 2020. Further details are available here.

Watch the RedisConf 2020 Takeaway keynote presentation on Tuesday, May 12, at 9:00 am PT announcing  the new offering.

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