Engine Yard offers RPM Bronze to its customers free of charge

engineyard-newrelicWe’ve got some really great news for folks with apps deployed on Engine Yard! Today Engine Yard announced that New Relic RPM Bronze is now available free of charge to all Engine Yard customers. Now, organizations deploying business-critical Ruby on Rails web applications on Engine Yard AppCloud and xCloud can use RPM Bronze at no charge to monitor app performance 24×7 and proactively troubleshoot potential issues. Additionally, RPM Silver and Gold subscriptions are available to Engine Yard customers at special discounted pricing. This is a significant extension of New Relic’s and Engine Yard’s existing partnership and we are thrilled that Engine Yard has made this outstanding offer to it customers.

The Engine Yard platform-as-a-service offerings provide a curated and optimized Ruby on Rails stack, a set of best-of-breed deployment and management tools, and access to Engine Yard support and professional services. New Relic RPM is the leading on-demand application performance management service for Ruby on Rails. It allows teams to monitor applications in production, proactively identify performance issues, and drill down for root-cause diagnosis.

Matt Greer, CEO of Armadealo, a leading provider of location-based marketing services, talked about the combined advantages of the Engine yard and New Relic solutions. “Our customers are shoppers who want instant access to discount and coupon information on their iPhones, so we need to deliver quick service and 100% uptime. We rely on Engine Yard because they are experts in deploying Ruby on Rails applications, and we have confidence that we can scale quickly to respond to large traffic spikes, up to 300%, on weekends and holidays. We chose New Relic because we can optimize our application response times during development and then monitor performance after we deploy to make sure we’re providing the best user experience. Using the combination of Engine Yard AppCloud and New Relic RPM frees me to focus on growing my business and serving customers.”

Tom Mornini, Engine Yard co-founder and CIO said today that “Over 1,800 Engine Yard customers have chosen to build their mission-critical applications in Ruby on Rails and deploy to the cloud. As fast-growing web companies and enterprises continue to build innovative products and services, they want to provide maximum uptime and the best user experience for their customers. New Relic and Engine Yard are delivering an enterprise-class platform and service that allows companies to easily deploy their apps and get a critical view into production application performance.”

Engine Yard customers get started with RPM today!

New Relic RPM installs in about 2 minutes and is easy to get up and running. Engine Yard AppCloud and xCloud customers can easily start using RPM Bronze by contacting their Engine Yard sales representative for details. Additionally, RPM Silver and Gold subscriptions are available to Engine Yard customers at special discounted pricing. For more information about using New Relic RPM on Engine Yard, please visit http://pages.engineyard.com/NewRelicOffer.html.


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