Percona Named to 2013 San Francisco Business Times' 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies List

Percona Named to 2013 San Francisco Business Times' 100 Fastest-Growing Private 
Companies List 
Percona Ranked No. 70 With 118.2 Percent Revenue Growth From 2010 to
PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/23/13 --  Percona, the company
that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, today announced it has
been ranked No. 70 on San Francisco Business Times' "Fast 100" list
of the fastest-growing private companies in the Bay Area. The annual
list recognizes companies for financial and performance growth over
the past three years.  
Founded in 2006, Percona delivers breakthrough products and services
to help companies meet their greatest data challenges without any
compromise in performance through the cost-effective, reliable
scaling of open source software databases including MySQL, Percona
Server, and MariaDB. Through September 2013, Percona surpassed 2,000
total customers; experienced over 100 percent year-over-year growth
in bookings for its Support for MySQL business; surpassed 700,000
downloads of its Percona Server open source software alternative to
MySQL; and, grew to over 100 employees.  
Additional Highlights 

--  Percona ranked 1,566 on the 2013 Inc. 5000 list.
--  Percona was recognized as The Top Innovator in the SQL Technologies
    category of the 2013 DeveloperWeek Best of Tech Awards. Award winners
    are determined by a combination of peer voting and a review from an
    independent panel of judges.
--  Percona was named to the inaugural DBTA 100 list of the companies that
    matter most in data. The directory was compiled by the editorial staff
    of Database Trends and Applications (DBTA), and the 100 companies on
    the list were selected based on their presence, execution, vision, and
    innovation in delivering products and services to the data management

Peter Zaitsev, Co-founder and CEO of Percona
 "We are honored to be
among this year's list of the fastest growing private companies in
the Bay Area. We pride ourselves in our ability to deliver the
software innovations and technical expertise our customers require to
power their growing and ever-complex database infrastructures. I am
extremely proud of the work the Percona team delivers on a daily
basis and look forward to a continuation of
 our outstanding growth." 
About Percona 
Percona has made MySQL faster and more reliable for over 2,000
consulting and support customers worldwide since 2006. Percona
provides enterprise-grade MySQL support, Consulting, Training, Remote
DBA, and Server Development services to companies such as Cisco
Systems, Alcatel-Lucent, Groupon, and the BBC. Percona's founders
authored the definitive book High Performance MySQL from O'Reilly
Press and the widely read MySQL Performance Blog. Percona also
develops software for MySQL users, including Percona Server, Percona
XtraBackup, Percona XtraDB Cluster, and Percona Toolkit. The popular
Percona Live conferences draw attendees and acclaimed speakers from
around the world. For more information, visit 
Percona(R) and XtraBackup(R) are registered trademarks of the Percona
LLC or its subsidiaries. All other registered and unregistered
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Percona, Inc.
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