YugabyteDB Partners with Japan Firm Authlete To Bolster Digital Identity and API Security


Yugabyte, the leading PostgreSQL-compatible distributed SQL database company, today announced a new strategic partnership with Japan-based Authlete. Authlete, an independent software vendor (ISV) of choice providing an Identity Component as a Service solution for customers around the globe, selected YugabyteDB as one of their certified database options. Authlete is Yugabyte’s first ISV in Japan.

This partnership will enable Authlete to offer its solution to organizations of all sizes that require high availability and unlimited scalability, by leveraging YugabyteDB.

Authlete provides Web APIs to implement OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect (OIDC), two industry standards that enable secure API authorization and identity federation. As part of the new partnership, clients who choose to run Authlete through their own infrastructure, on-premises, or in their private or hybrid cloud, will now be able to leverage the power of YugabyteDB.

Together, the companies are fulfilling a market need for scalable and highly-available OAuth/OIDC infrastructure in the Japan region.

“As the premier cloud-native database of choice for modern business-critical applications, we are proud to partner with Authlete, a pioneer in OAuth/OIDC functionality,” said Karthik Ranganathan, co-founder and CTO, Yugabyte. “This relationship will allow Authlete customers to expand and scale their OAuth/OIDC infrastructures, regardless of where their data lives or which cloud provider they choose. We look forward to growing our partnership with Authlete and to helping companies in the region achieve business success.”

As a highly available distributed database, YugabyteDB ensures uninterrupted availability and reliability for applications, minimizing downtime risks. This production-ready solution ensures partners of all sizes can leverage YugabyteDB to effortlessly scale their business critical applications. YugabyteDB is geo-distributed, PostgreSQL-compatible, and 100% open source, offering enterprises the flexibility to choose from multiple clouds, or adopt a hybrid approach, and easily migrate applications across different cloud environments.

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