SOURCE: New Relic

New Relic

April 14, 2010 11:11 ET

New Relic Announces Support for Management of Applications Deployed on Microsoft's Windows Azure Platform

Leading SaaS APM Tool Is Available on Demand to Provide Critical Visibility to Developers With Production Web Applications Deployed in Microsoft's Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - April 14, 2010) -  New Relic, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management (APM) solutions, today announced that its flagship product, RPM, has been proven ready to manage Java- and Ruby-based web applications deployed on the Microsoft Windows Azure platform. This means that development, deployment and operations teams have a cloud-ready solution they can use to monitor, tune and optimize their critical web applications deployed in Microsoft's cloud services platform. 

The Windows Azure platform is an internet-scale cloud services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers. It provides robust functionality that allows organizations to build any kind of web application -- from consumer sites to enterprise class business applications. The Windows Azure platform includes Windows Azure, a cloud operating system, Microsoft SQL Azure, and the Windows Azure platform AppFabric, a set of developer cloud services. Organizations with applications built and deployed on the Windows Azure platform can use New Relic RPM to track application performance and proactively identify the cause of bottlenecks.

"The Windows Azure platform provides scalability and reliability that enables our partners and customers to efficiently manage their businesses and respond rapidly to their users' needs," said Prashant Ketkar, Sr. Director of Product Management, Windows Azure. "New Relic RPM is a key enabler for successful deployment of Java or Ruby on Rails in the Windows Azure platform because it provides the visibility organizations need to ensure superior service delivery for their for business-critical applications."

"Microsoft and New Relic share a firm commitment to helping organizations realize the compelling benefits of cloud computing," said Bill Lapcevic, New Relic's vice president of business development. "The combination of New Relic RPM, which is already used by more than 1500 organizations for monitoring their applications deployed in both public and private cloud computing environments, and the Windows Azure platform makes it easier to deploy and manage web applications that meet high standards for performance and availability."

About New Relic RPM
New Relic RPM is an on-demand performance management solution for web applications developed in Ruby, Java or JRuby. New Relic RPM is fully implemented in minutes and provides deep, 24x7 visibility and code-level diagnostics for web applications deployed on traditional, dedicated infrastructures, private and public clouds, or any combination thereof. RPM's real-time metrics enable application owners, developers and operations teams to quickly and cost effectively monitor, troubleshoot, and tune application performance. To learn more about RPM and to subscribe, visit www.newrelic.com/get-RPM.html.

About New Relic®
New Relic, Inc. is the leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management solutions that enable developers and operations teams to quickly and cost effectively monitor, troubleshoot, and tune application performance in real time. More than 3,500 organizations use New Relic RPM to monitor and optimize more than 35,000 production application instances, including customers 37signals, AT&T Interactive, CSC, Gilt Groupe, Juniper Networks, Intuit, Linked In, REA Group, Sears, Shopify, and Simon and Schuster; and partners Amazon AWS, Blue Box Group, Brightbox, Engine Yard, GigaSpaces, GoGrid, Heroku, Red Hat, RightScale, Stax Networks and VMware. New Relic has been named by Gartner as one of the "Cool Vendors in IT Operations and Virtualization," by CRN as one of the "100 Top Cloud Computing Companies," and by Always-On Network as one of the "Top 100 On-Demand Companies." New Relic is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA. New Relic is a registered trademark of New Relic, Inc. To learn more, visit www.newrelic.com.

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