New Relic and Brightbox Team to Provide On-Demand Rails Application Management

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RPM will help Brightbox customers ensure application health and availability.

As more and more organizations make the decision to deploy their Rails applications on the Brightbox platform, it's important that we give them every advantage to achieve their goals

New Relic, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management solutions, today announced that it has reached agreement with Brightbox, a leading provider of hosting services for Rails applications, in which customers of Brightbox's 512 and above offerings will be provided subscriptions to RPM Bronze level service.

Brightbox provides a scalable, high performance Ruby on Rails hosting platform with simple gem-based deployment. The addition of New Relic RPM to Brightbox's hosted Rails environments will help their customers monitor their Rails applications 24x7 to maintain superior performance and meet customer expectations.

"As more and more organizations make the decision to deploy their Rails applications on the Brightbox platform, it's important that we give them every advantage to achieve their goals," said Brightbox's Jeremy Jarvis. "Teaming with New Relic will make it easier for customers to gain a deep insight into application performance and deliver superior service to their end users."

"RPM's essential monitoring and diagnostic capabilities and Brightbox's simple, scalable, and robust hosting environment is a perfect combination," said Bill Lapcevic, vice president of business development for New Relic. "Not only does this partnership give organizations the services and tools they need to deliver exceptional web application performance, but it also demonstrates a shared commitment between our companies to customer success."

About RPMā„¢
New Relic RPM is an on-demand application performance management solution that provides developers and IT operations teams with cost effective, proven capabilities for monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning production web applications. In a single view, RPM provides deep, transaction-level visibility into production applications including such powerful features as transaction tracing, error detection, scalability analysis, capacity analysis, Apdex scoring, collaboration workspaces, and more. It deploys in minutes without consultants, lengthy commitments, and confusing licensing schemes.

About Brightbox
Brightbox provides simple, scalable, out-of-the-box hosting services for Rails applications. A robust alternative to traditional dedicated servers, Brightbox offers low TCO, easy deployment, and a high-performance cloud infrastructure. Additional products and services include load balancing, content delivery network, and fully managed pro-active support. High profile customers include BBC, MTV Networks, Amnesty International, ASDA Walmart and

About New Relic
New Relic, Inc. is a leading 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 2,000 organizations use New Relic RPM to monitor and optimize more than 20,000 production application instances, including customers 37signals, Getty Images, Gilt Groupe, GitHub, Hot Topic Stores, Juniper Networks, Intuit, Liz Claiborne, Ourstage, Rakuten USA, Shopify, and Starwood Hotels; and partners Blue Box Group, Brightbox, Engine Yard, RightScale and Sun. Funded by Benchmark Capital and Trinity Ventures, New Relic is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA. To learn more about New Relic, visit

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