SOURCE: New Relic

New Relic

August 31, 2010 11:09 ET

New Relic Joins VMware vCloud™ Express Partner Ecosystem to Offer Web Application Management in the Cloud

New Relic RPM Supports Monitoring, Troubleshooting, and Tuning of Java and Ruby Web Apps Deployed on Terremark's vCloud Express Service

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - August 31, 2010) -  VMworld 2010 -- New Relic, Inc., a leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management (APM) solutions, today announced that it has joined the VMware vCloud™ Express Partner Ecosystem and that New Relic RPM can now be used to monitor and manage Java and Ruby web applications deployed on Terremark's vCloud Express Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offering. Additionally, as a member of this ecosystem, New Relic provides its leading SaaS application management solution to VMware vCloud customers and partners, enabling them to work collaboratively to monitor, troubleshoot, and tune Java and Ruby web applications deployed on the VMware vCloud Express Service as well as any cloud service based on VMware vCloud Director. 

News Highlights

  • New Relic joins VMware vCloud™ Express ecosystem. vCloud Express provides reliable, on-demand, pay-as-you-go infrastructure. It enables IT to reduce the costs and challenges associated with fluctuating infrastructure requirements. The VMware vCloud Partner Ecosystem includes organizations in the ISV and open source communities who are providing integrated solutions for VMware vCloud Director.
  • New Relic RPM now supports monitoring and management of Java and Ruby web apps deployed on Terremark's VMware vCloud Express offering. Customers of this service now have a tool they can use to monitor, manage and tune their Java or Ruby web apps deployed in VMware-based clouds.
  • VMware vCloud-powered service provider support teams can also use New Relic RPM to work collaboratively with customers to troubleshoot issues and ensure superior service delivery. This saves time and money for both service providers and their customers as they reduce downtime and mean time to repair (MTTR) for business-critical web applications.

About New Relic RPM

  • New Relic RPM is an on-demand, SaaS performance management solution for web applications developed in Ruby, Java or JRuby, currently used by more than 5,000 customers to manage more than 50,000 app instances.
  • It 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.

Supporting Quotes

  • Jian Zhen, director, cloud computing solutions, VMware
    "We are pleased to see New Relic deliver support for VMware vCloud™ Director-based clouds and the VMware vCloud Express ecosystem. The addition of the company's application management tool to the VMware vCloud ecosystem offers opportunities for organizations to effectively manage the performance of business-critical web applications deployed on VMware vCloud Director, delivering IT as a service. Additionally, VMware vCloud service provider support teams can use New Relic RPM to work collaboratively with customers to rapidly remediate potential issues and ensure superior service delivery."
  • Bill Lapcevic, vice-president of business development, New Relic, Inc.
    "We are excited to be participating in the VMware vCloud™ initiative and are looking forward to working with VMware and its partners to help organizations take advantage of the cloud. The combination of RPM's real-time visibility with the robust VMware vCloud Director infrastructure and the other exceptional tools available in the partner ecosystem will make it easier to speed migration and deliver exceptional service for their cloud-based apps."

Relevant Resources

VMware vCloud Express
http://www.vmware.com/appliances/services/vcloud-express.html

Terremark's vCloud Express IaaS
http://vcloudexpress.terremark.com/

New Relic RPM
http://www.newrelic.com/features.html

New Relic Blog
http://blog.newrelic.com/2010/08/31/newrelic-vcloud-express/

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 5,000 organizations use New Relic RPM to monitor and optimize more than 50,000 production application instances, including customers 37signals, AT&T Interactive, Atlassian, CSC, Gilt Groupe, Intuit, REA Group, Sears, Shopify, and Simon and Schuster; and partners Amazon AWS, Blue Box Group, Brightbox, Engine Yard, Eucalyptus, GigaSpaces, GoGrid, Grid Gain, Heroku, Microsoft Windows Azure, Red Hat, RightScale, SpeedyRails, 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;" by Always-On Networks as one of the "Top 100 On-Demand Companies;" and by ThinkStrategies as a "Best of SaaS" award winner. 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.

VMware, VMware vCloud and VMworld are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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