Press Releases

AWS re:Invent - VividCortex New Releases Make It Even Easier to See and Share Database Monitoring Insights

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – November 21, 2019 – VividCortex, the premier provider of database performance monitoring, announced today that it will showcase a series of new product releases during AWS re:Invent  (December 2-5; Las Vegas, NV). These releases include coverage of a new database, integrations with complementary platforms, and dynamic new capabilities within VividCortex. Together, they give more people access to vital database monitoring information and help them work together to put that knowledge to use – deploying code with confidence, troubleshooting outages, understanding database health and more.

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VividCortex Wins No. 172 on Deloitte's 2019 Technology Fast 500

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA − November 7, 2019:  Deloitte has announced that VividCortex, premier provider of database performance monitoring, is number 172 on its 2019 Technology Fast 500 list for North America. In this 25th annual edition of its Fast 500, Deloitte is once again honoring companies -- large, small, public and private -- from a variety of industries, including hardware, software, telecom, semiconductors, life sciences, and energy tech.  As a leader in the software-as-a-service (SaaS) sector, VividCortex is being recognized for achieving 650% annual growth between 2015 and 2018.

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PatientPing Drives Better Healthcare with a Healthy Database

Engineers Take Ownership of Their Code with Database Monitoring 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – September 19, 2019 VividCortex, the premier provider of database performance monitoring, announced today that it has published a new case study that shows how PatientPing, a leader in healthcare information technology, is providing its engineers with deep visibility into the way their application and database work together in order to continually strengthen the company’s support for patients and providers.

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VividCortex Ranks No. 673 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA  August 16th, 2019 Inc. magazine has just announced that VividCortex, premier provider of database performance monitoring, is No. 673 on its 38th annual Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. Each year, this renowned list ranks the 5000 most successful companies in America’s dynamic independent small business sector. VividCortex is being honored for achieving 650% annual growth between 2015 and 2018.

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Percona Live - VividCortex Spotlights Value of DevOps for the Database

CTO Baron Schwartz: Database DevOps Leaders Work Faster, Better, Cheaper

AUSTIN, TX – May 28, 2019.  VividCortex, the leading provider of database performance monitoring, has been advocating DevOps best practices since the company was established in 2012.  At Percona Live in Austin, founder and CTO Baron Schwartz will provide a timely update on advances in bringing a holistic DevOps approach to one aspect of software development where challenges are most common and consequential: the database.

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VividCortex CEO Selected for MindShare's 2019 Class of Innovative, Fast-Growing Companies

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA  March 13, 2019 − VividCortex, the premier provider of database performance monitoring, is proud to announce that our CEO, Amena Ali, is now included in MindShare, an exclusive organization designed especially for CEOs of the most promising high-tech companies in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

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Okta Enhances Customer Experience with Database Performance Monitoring

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA  March 6, 2019 − VividCortex, the premier provider of database performance monitoring, announced today that it is sharing a presentation by technology industry leader Okta, that explains how the firm is enhancing its customers’ experience by optimizing database query response and resource utilization. After receiving multiple inquiries, VividCortex posted the video of this presentation, which was given at the recent “Engineering Your Data Tier: Lessons from Leaders” event in San Francisco.

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Greater Database Monitoring Simplicity and Power for Engineering Teams

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA  November 15, 2018 − VividCortex, the leading provider of database performance monitoring, announced today that its cloud-based platform now provides engineering teams with increased visibility and control over the way they monitor database behavior and workload. Three new features – Explorer, Notebooks and Charts Dashboards – allow developers and technical operations engineers to use VividCortex to meet their respective needs as well as supporting workflows within the application.

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VividCortex Ranks No. 244 on the 2018 Inc. 500 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA  August 16th, 2018  Inc. magazine revealed yesterday, that VividCortex is No. 244 on its 37th annual Inc. 500, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This list represents the top 500 firms from the broader Inc. 5000 index of the most successful companies in the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

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VividCortex Appoints Amena Ali as Chief Executive Officer

Charlottesville, Virginia, July 10th, 2018 – VividCortexthe leading SaaS database performance monitoring software company, today announced that it has appointed Amena Ali as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors to accelerate company growth and expansion.

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Expanded PostgreSQL Performance Management Capabilities

The latest release includes support for PostgreSQL 10 and new features such as SQL query analysis and best practice guidance

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – September 5, 2017 – VividCortex, the leader in database performance management, today announced expanded capabilities that provide users greater insight into their PostgreSQL workload and query performance, resulting in improved engineering productivity and better application performance, reliability, and uptime.  This latest release for PostgreSQL includes full support for PostgreSQL 10 — the open source database's newest release — and brand new performance management features, such as expanded best practice guidance and SQL query analysis. VividCortex is leading the charge in empowering businesses who need a reliable powerful, efficient way to manage performance and get the most from their PostgreSQL systems.

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Comprehensive Database Performance Management Solution for MongoDB

VividCortex's latest release provides enhanced performance visibility, best practice guidance, and automated security checks

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – August 22, 2017 – VividCortex, the leader in database performance management, today announced expanded capabilities that provide MongoDB users greater insight into their MongoDB workload and query performance, resulting in faster issue resolution and better application performance, reliability, and uptime.  VividCortex's new MongoDB best practice guidance and index analysis help engineering teams avoid common pitfalls in performance and scalability; and automated configuration security checks proactively help reduce the risk of cyberattacks targeting the database. VividCortex is leading the charge in empowering businesses who need a powerful, efficient way to monitor performance and get the most from their MongoDB systems.

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VividCortex Raises $8.5M for Cloud-Based, Database Performance Management

The funding round included investments from Osage Venture Partners, Bull City Venture Partners, New Enterprise Associates, and Battery Ventures

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – August 15, 2017 – VividCortex, the database performance management company that helps businesses improve application performance, reliability, and uptime, today announced that it has closed an $8.5 million Series A-1 round led by Osage Venture Partners (OVP). Bull City Venture Partners also participated in the round, as did all existing investors, including New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Battery Ventures.  As part of the financing, OVP Partner David Drahms has been appointed to the VividCortex Board of Directors. To date, VividCortex has raised $15 million.

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VividCortex CEO to Speak at MongoDB World 2017

Baron Schwartz to discuss best practices to optimize MongoDB performance; VividCortex to unveil innovative MongoDB product features

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – June 15, 2017 – VividCortex, the database monitoring company that helps businesses improve performance, availability, and uptime, today announced that Baron Schwartz, VividCortex founder and CEO, will present at MongoDB World 2017, June 20 – 21 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on the topic “MongoDB Performance in Theory and Practice.” VividCortex is the most comprehensive monitoring solution for MongoDB, providing complete visibility into the execution and performance of all MongoDB queries. As a Silver Sponsor at MongoDB World, the company will be exhibiting at booth #17, where conference attendees will be able to see new and innovative capabilities that VividCortex is building into its MongoDB solution.

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VividCortex CEO Receives Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Baron Schwartz Recognized for Exceptional Technology Entrepreneurship in the CBIC Awards

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – May 23, 2017 – VividCortex, the database monitoring company that helps businesses improve performance, availability, and uptime, today announced that the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) has named Baron Schwartz, VividCortex founder and CEO, Entrepreneur of the Year at the 19th Annual CBIC Awards Gala last week.

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VividCortex Named a Finalist in Two Categories for the 2017 CBIC Awards

Shortlisted for "Business of the Year" and "Entrepreneur of the Year"

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – May 16, 2017 – VividCortex, the database monitoring company that helps businesses improve performance, availability, and uptime, today announced it has been named a finalist by the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC) in two categories for the 19th Annual CBIC Awards. VividCortex, as an organization, has been shortlisted in the Business of the Year category; and Baron Schwartz, VividCortex's founder and CEO, has been individually tapped as a finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year.

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VividCortex CEO to Present Keynote at Percona Live 2017

Baron Schwartz to share insights on preparing for a future of highly distributed systems and how database monitoring must evolve

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – April 20, 2017 – VividCortex, the database monitoring company that helps businesses improve performance, availability, and uptime, today announced its significant presence at Percona Live 2017, April 24-27 in Santa Clara, CA, featuring a keynote address by Baron Schwartz, VividCortex founder and CEO. In his presentation, “The Future of Monitoring is Distributed,” Schwartz will discuss how the technology shift to diverse environments in the cloud is creating new performance challenges. He’ll explore what this future will look like, the challenges involved in mastering it, and the implications such a future presents for database monitoring and management.

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VividCortex Further Strengthens Leadership Team

Veteran Executives Bring Depth of Experience and Expertise to Lead VividCortex in its Next Stage of Growth

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – April 6, 2017 – VividCortex, the database monitoring company that helps businesses improve performance, availability, and uptime, today announced the expansion of its executive team with seasoned leaders at the helms of sales, marketing, product development, and product management. Anuj Kumar joins as Executive Vice President of Sales, Andrew Grygiel as Chief Marketing Officer, Jay Ennis as Vice President of Product Development, and Lou Nardo as Vice President of Product Management. In addition, Richard L. Harris, GVP of the Oracle Data Cloud, has joined the VividCortex Board of Directors.

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More Data, Not Enough Administrators

New VividCortex Survey Reveals the Costs of Data Management in Today’s Complex Engineering Environments

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - VividCortex, the database monitoring company that helps businesses improve performance, availability and uptime, today announced the results of a survey analyzing how organizations are managing increasing volumes of critical data.

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VividCortex Introduces Role-Based Access Control and Single Sign-on

Scale Production Database Visibility Securely

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - VividCortex, the database monitoring company that helps businesses save money on their datacenter footprints by improving availability and performance, announced today that it has introduced Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and Single Sign-On (SSO) to its cloud-hosted monitoring platform. These enterprise-class security features give organizations the ability to grow and scale their usage of VividCortex, while instilling confidence in their user management security and compliance. VividCortex's intuitive, point-and-click interface makes RBAC and SSO easy for engineering and application teams to setup and use.

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