SOURCE: Engine Yard

Engine Yard

May 12, 2014 09:00 ET

Engine Yard Announces Support for eBay Magento Ecommerce Applications

Company Launches Magento Optimized Cloud Platform With Certified Support at Imagine 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA and LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 12, 2014) - Engine Yard, the leading cloud application management platform, today announced support for applications built with Magento, an eBay Inc. company that offers a leading ecommerce solution. Engine Yard also provides 24/7 support with a team of Magento-certified support engineers who have many years of experience deploying thousands of production ecommerce applications. With this new Magento-optimized cloud platform and hosting solution, Engine Yard is simplifying ecommerce application deployment in the cloud and delivering higher performance, reliability and scalability, as well as unmatched DevOps support.

"Engine Yard has extensive experience deploying and supporting high-performance ecommerce applications in the cloud," said Rob Walters, CTO of Engine Yard. "By offering a Magento-optimized cloud platform and certified support, we're enabling ecommerce companies to get to market faster. They can focus on shopper experience, engagement and loyalty, while we ensure they have the high-performance platform and support to meet the demands of their growing businesses."

With high-touch support from Magento-certified experts, customers can rely on Engine Yard to cover all of their needs from the virtual machine up through the complete Magento-optimized stack, ensuring the best performance and uptime. Customers can get help with deployments, migrations, upgrades and management of their Magento environments. The Engine Yard support engineers also will work with customers to architect their Magento applications for the cloud, optimize databases and build custom crisis response plans that fit the unique needs of each business.

"We value Engine Yard for the quality and expertise of its DevOps support team, and we count on them 24/7," said Patrick Ezell, CEO of Copious. "By bringing its high caliber service offering and cloud platform to the Magento world, Engine Yard is providing a unique combination that was unavailable to ecommerce companies. As we build next-generation ecommerce sites to drive rapid revenue growth for our clients, we look forward to relying on the scalability and reliability of the Engine Yard platform to handle peak traffic and deliver an exceptional shopping experience."

As a strategic Magento cloud partner, Engine Yard enables ecommerce customers to set up flexible cloud environments instantly for Magento Community Edition. Through the use of blueprints, customers can configure their environments automatically, including databases, application, web and caching servers, which makes it easier and faster to deploy new online store features. These environments are specifically tuned for Magento by experts to ensure top performance, so merchants can offer a highly responsive user experience especially during peak traffic.

Customers can take advantage of a limited offer that includes a free one-year Magento Enterprise license, plus free benchmarking and migration of existing Magento applications to Engine Yard.

To learn more about the Engine Yard Magento-optimized cloud platform and support, please visit You also can see Engine Yard in Booth # 49 at the 2014 Imagine eCommerce Worldwide Conference, May 12-14 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

About Engine Yard
Engine Yard is the leading cloud application management platform empowering developers and DevOps to provision, manage and monitor applications in the cloud. Providing unmatched control and choice, Engine Yard delivers a broad and trusted application cloud and expert support that enables organizations to focus on creating great applications, instead of managing their infrastructure. Thousands of customers in 58 countries, from explosive-growth Web startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, run on Engine Yard. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark, New Enterprise Associates, Oracle and Amazon.

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