VSTECS Philippines, one of the country’s largest IT distribution firms, introduced its partnership with Yugabyte, an open source distributed SQL database provider, to accelerate the adoption of YugabyteDB in the Philippines. YugabyteDB is a 100% open source, enterprise-grade relational database management system (RDBMS) that is built to run across all cloud environments.
The combination of channels support, professional services and educational approach are the factors that drive the formation of VSTECS-Yugabyte partnership. Yugabyte helps businesses improve customer experience through a scalable and resilient database; achieves savings by allowing database to run on any infrastructure, and improves speed to market by automation and built-in security.
“We believe the VSTECS-Yugabyte partnership will accelerate the adoption of YugabyteDB amongst the Philippines channel community to help support customers in the execution of one of the most crucial pieces of enterprise technology stack,” said Dennis Sze, head of sales, South Asia at Yugabyte. He also said that they are looking forward to help Philippines customers and partners modernize the traditional style in their transformation journey.
“We are happy to partner with Yugabyte to bring the next-generation cloud-native database to the Philippine market. I am confident that this partnership will allow us to unlock the full potential of digital execution of enterprises and startups in the Philippines and drive more business impact for our partners in creating value for their customers,” says Jimmy Go, president and CEO at VSTECS Philippines.
Sze notes that they wanted YugabyteDB to be the modern database type for customers who are trying to embrace digital executions with simplicity and they do it by removing some of the biggest challenges around digital execution that are available 24/7.
Adoption of Yugabyte open source database technology is easy without any migration challenges. Developers, startups, SMEs and enterprises can embrace it with the choice to run it in any infrastructure, whether it is on-premise, on cloud, or across cloud. They can also build the technology around common APIs, or common database. YugabyteDB is being adopted by enterprises as it delivers better customer experiences through cloud-native applications that geographically distribute data for resilience, low latency access, and compliance reasons.
A survey conducted across global executives showed that digital transformation has been accelerating by years. Adoption has gone up by four years where billion US dollars worth of transactions are going through digital and is increasing by 26.6% over 2020. This shows how important embracing digital has become in terms of the survival of every single business.
Database powers the customer experience in every single transactions and in every single interactions as reflected in the Androit Market Research where the cloud database and the Dbaas market is expected to reach US$26-billion by 2025 and it is growing at 46.78% CAGR year-on-year.
For customers and endusers, Yugabyte provided three different labels on open source version that they can use. They have a 100% open source product. Another version is where they provide enterprise support to enterprise customers together with a GUI for them to signify their adoption, and the cloud version.
“This allows us to address the full spectrum of different users from the community to the enterprise to the top companies who have joined the power of Yugabyte,” said Sze.