10 Coolest Virtualization Startups Of 2012 (So Far)


8. ParElastic

CEO: Ken Rugg

ParElastic, a Waltham, Mass.-based database virtualization startup, last month launched its ParElastic Database Virtualization Engine, technology that expands the capacity of traditional relational database servers such as MySQL.

By allowing multiple database servers to function as a single virtual database, ParElastic's Database Virtualization Engine can handle massive workloads that previously would have necessitated the deployment of additional IT infrastructure.