SOURCE: New Relic

New Relic

January 25, 2012 15:40 ET

New White Paper From New Relic Details How Enterprise IT Teams Risk Falling Behind in Managing App Performance

In the Cloud Era, Application Sprawl Can Lead to Reduced Visibility Into Performance and Availability

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 25, 2012) - New Relic, Inc., the SaaS-based cloud application performance management provider, introduced a new white paper today that details how factors like cloud computing, the explosion of mobile devices and the rise of rapid, do-it-yourself application development and deployment are creating application sprawl and new pressures on app performance for enterprises. According to the paper, a new way forward in web application management is needed if organizations are to keep pace with development and maintain their competitive advantage.

"Small teams today can build, manage, and deploy a large-scale web application, sometimes with little or no support from their corporate IT department," said Chris Cook, president and COO at New Relic. "But it's hard to get visibility into performance when apps are constantly changing, being written across multiple languages and frameworks, and are deployed across physical, virtualized, and cloud environments. The old traditional on-premise performance management solutions just don't work in this new era."

According to the paper, studies have shown that rapid application deployment can have sustaining benefits such as improved employee morale and productivity. Additionally, today's business landscape demands agile responses to changing market conditions in order to stay competitive. The paper discusses how next-generation, SaaS application performance management (APM) tools can help large organizations collaboratively manage application performance and meet stringent goals for application health and availability without sacrificing the speed and advantages of agile development.

New Offering Speeds Adoption of SaaS APM for Enterprises

A new offering from New Relic is designed to help enterprises leverage the benefits of rapid application development while gaining visibility into availability and performance. The New Relic Extended Enterprise Trial is a structured program that will guide organizations through a thorough evaluation of New Relic SaaS application performance management (APM).

Program highlights include:

  • Free trial of up to 100 managed servers (or more upon request)
  • Dedicated technical expert
  • Detailed installation planning session
  • In-depth technical training
  • End-of-trial performance review

Certain minimum qualifications are required; organizations wishing to take advantage of this program can learn more and start the qualification process immediately. It takes only minutes to install New Relic's agent and get started monitoring and managing web application performance.

About New Relic
New Relic, Inc. is the all-in-one web application performance management provider for the cloud and the datacenter. Its SaaS solution, which combines real user monitoring, application monitoring, and availability monitoring in a single solution built from the ground up, changes the way developers and operations teams manage web application performance in real-time. More than 15,000 organizations use New Relic to optimize over 6 billion transactions in production each day. New Relic also partners with leading cloud management, platform and hosting vendors to provide their customers with instant visibility into the performance of deployed applications. New Relic is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, Ca. New Relic is a registered trademark of New Relic, Inc. To learn more, visit www.newrelic.com.

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