Continuul is a startup software company in the Boston area. Continuul brings all the advantages of the microservices world, such as redundancy and high availability, to your database by managing databases in Docker containers and leveraging technologies such as Kubernetes and Consul along side your database of choice. So, whether it’s PostgreSQL or MySQL, simply bring your own database, and deploy and manage your DB instances as microservices just as you would your application services.
CTO & Co-Founder
Bob co-founded CONTINUUL after holding key technical and executive positions at Object Design, VeriSign, NuoDB, and DeepIS. His long tenure as the go-to guy for making customers successful, combined with his nuanced understanding of database market forces, and his expertise in designing and selling DBMS, make him ideally suited to help shape the future of CONTINUUL and the DBaaS industry.
Bob is a technology innovator with over 25 years of database and telecommunications experience. His success stems from his customer-centric approach to product strategy and positioning, which drives customer adoption and business velocity. Prior to co-founding CONTINUUL, Bob was integral at building sales and pre-sales organizations at NuoDB and DeepIS, where his responsibilities spanned engineering, marketing, and sales. He has been integral in establishing cross-functional organizational initiatives, bringing representative experts together to solve fundamental issues of scale, performance and concurrency in the database, cloud and telecommunications industries. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University.
CEO & Co-Founder
Jack Fotino has been working with data management technology for over thirty years. He graduated from Boston College with a BA in Computer Science. In his first job at CAD/CAM pioneer Applicon, Jack led a team responsible for the proprietary CODASYL database. He was an early, pre-IPO employee at Object Design, makers of the object database, ObjectStore, where he held various roles as consultant, sales engineer, account manager, regional manager, and business development manager. He has also held positions at eXcelon, creators of the first XML database; at the relational database vendor Progress Software; the data platform vendor Informatica; and new-SQL database company - NuoDB.
Jack's exposure to data management on both the technical and business sides allows him to bring a practical, non-theoretical perspective to Continuul that balances the need for innovation with cost effectiveness.
He lives in North Andover, Massachusetts with his wife of 27 years and two daughters.
According to 451 Research, a leading analyst firm, 90 percent of information technology database managers and executives say their selection of database technologies relates to cloud strategy. DBaaS is a way to streamline operations, get the right service levels, and save budget.
With our extensive experience in database management systems, Continuual is here to guide you to the best DBaaS solutions. Contact us for more information.