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GoGrid Customers Can Now Use New Relic’s RPM for Java/Ruby Web Apps

RPM product supports GoGrid Cloud Hosting Infrastructure

New Relic announced that their RPM product supports GoGrid Cloud Hosting Infrastructure and is available for a limited time with preferential pricing. RPM is an on-demand tool that companies can use to optimize, monitor and troubleshoot their Java, Ruby and JRuby applications within a variety of environments, which now includes the GoGrid cloud.

With New Relic’s RPM running on GoGrid, users can monitor many aspects of a Ruby, Java or JRuby application, detect performance problems and eventually drill down to uncover root causes of any performance issues. RPM also cleanly integrates with other development tools.

There are several RPM Service Plans available for GoGrid customers to choose from including:

  • RPM Lite
  • RPM Bronze
  • RPM Silver
  • RPM Gold
  • RPM Enterprise

The graphic below clearly depicts the differences between each tier:

RPM_Service_Tiers

Do note that pricing varies based on the billing plan that you choose: Annual, Monthly or On Demand, as well as the number of hosts you choose to monitor. The pricing does NOT include the cost of using the GoGrid Cloud infrastructure. According to New Relic’s FAQs, installing of the RPM agent takes only a few minutes.

The RPM dashboard shows a wide range of data points including a snapshot of the health and availability of a customer’s managed applications including response time, errors and throughput. For a full overview of the RPM feature set, I recommend reading through their Feature Page.

The following Press Release was delivered today regarding the availability of the New Relic RPM application on GoGrid:

New Relic Teams with GoGrid to Deliver Superior-Performing Web Apps in the Cloud, on Dedicated Servers, or in Hybrid Environments

Customers taking advantage of GoGrid’s robust cloud infrastructure can use RPM to monitor, troubleshoot and tune Java and Ruby web applications.

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2010 — New Relic, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management solutions, and GoGrid, the Cloud Infrastructure Hosting service from ServePath Dedicated Hosting, today announced that New Relic RPM supports monitoring, troubleshooting and tuning of Java and Ruby web application deployed on GoGrid’s leading platform. Additionally, the companies announced that customers who select New Relic RPM to manage their GoGrid-hosted applications are eligible for preferential pricing.

With more than ten years of experience in enterprise-level data center hosting, GoGrid applies a unique understanding of uptime, security, and service level agreements to its public cloud offering. GoGrid goes beyond existing public cloud offerings by providing Hybrid hosting solutions that privately connect cloud front-ends with dedicated back-end infrastructures, as well as the ability to create and store customer images (MyGSIs). New Relic RPM is a leading on-demand application performance management that operates seamlessly in both cloud and dedicated server environments, making it uniquely suited to monitor, troubleshoot and tune web applications deployed on GoGrid’s cloud or hybrid infrastructures.

“Organizations taking advantage of GoGrid’s multi-tier cloud-computing platform have high expectations for performance and reliability,” said John Keagy, Co-Founder and CEO of GoGrid. “Working with New Relic to add application performance management as a complement to our robust infrastructure provides our customers with the very best combined solution for deploying and managing applications that successfully meet business needs.”

“As more and more companies deploy their applications with GoGrid, it’s especially important that they have a single performance management solution that they can use on-premise, in the cloud, and in hybrid environments,” said Bill Lapcevic, New Relic’s vice president of business development. “New Relic RPM is the only enterprise-class application management tool delivered as a service, and that automatically offers the same monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities for web applications deployed on both virtual and dedicated servers. Its a perfect fit for GoGrid’s customers.”

As part of the partnership between GoGrid and New Relic, GoGrid customers are eligible for a preferred partner discount on RPM pricing and a complementary trial of RPM Gold premium service. To take advantage of preferred pricing, GoGrid customers can visit New Relic’s GoGrid partner page, select a subscription level, then sign up for RPM. Discounts will be applied automatically.

About GoGrid
GoGrid is a leading Cloud Infrastructure Hosting provider that delivers true “Control in the Cloud™”. GoGrid enables sysadmins, developers, IT professionals and SaaS vendors to create, deploy, and control free f5 load balanced cloud servers and complex hosted virtual server networks with full root access and administrative server control which includes personal server images (known as MyGSIs). GoGrid server instances maintain the industry standard specifications with no requirement to learn and adapt to proprietary standards. Bringing up servers and server networks takes minutes via a unique, award winning web control panel or GoGrid’s API. GoGrid delivers portal controlled servers for Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, SQL Server, and ASP.NET, as well as multiple Linux server operating systems like RHEL and CentOS. GoGrid gives users the control of a familiar datacenter environment with the flexibility and immediate scalability of the cloud, a “cloudcenter.” To learn more, visit www.gogrid.com.

About New Relic RPM™
New Relic RPM is an on-demand performance management solution for web applications developed in Ruby, Java or JRuby. New Relic RPM is fully implemented in minutes and provides deep, 24×7 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.

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 3,200 organizations use New Relic RPM to monitor and optimize more than 35,000 production application instances, including customers 37signals, CSC, Getty Images, GitHub, Hot Topic Stores, Juniper Networks, Intuit, Linked In, Liz Claiborne, OurStage, Shopify, and Simon and Schuster; and partners Amazon AWS, Blue Box Group, Brightbox, Engine Yard, GoGrid, Heroku, Red Hat, RightScale, Stax Networks and VMware. New Relic is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA. To learn more about New Relic, visit www.newrelic.com/get-RPM.html“>www.newrelic.com.

New Relic is also extending some Preferred Pricing for GoGrid customers. If you have questions about the signup or installation process, I recommend contacting New Relic directly. To sign up, simply choose the RPM level you want on the GoGrid/New Relic page and then fill out the form.

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Michael Sheehan is the Technology Evangelist for Cloud Computing Infrastructure provider GoGrid and ServePath and is an avid technology pundit. GoGrid is the cloud hosting division of ServePath Dedicated Hosting, a company with extensive expertise and experience in web hosting infrastructure. Follow him on Twitter.

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