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New Relic Launches Affiliate Program

Rails organizations can generate revenue for recommending popular RPM™ application management tools; nine organizations sign up as charter members.

San Francisco - November 20, 2008

New Relic, Inc., the leading provider of Ruby on Rails application performance management solutions, today announced it has created the New Relic Affiliate Program. Under the program, Rails development companies, hosting services and Rails user groups can receive cash fees for referring new users of RPM, the leading Rails application performance management tool.

Eight companies and one Rails community user group have already joined the program as charter affiliates. The charter affiliate companies are Atlantic Dominion SolutionsCarbonFiveCore ContinuumDesignkitchenForaker DesignNew LeadersRailsware LLC, and Relevance. The Utah Ruby Users Group has also joined the program.

"New Relic’s monitoring tool is revolutionary," said Robert Bousquet, Founder and Partner, New Leaders. "We now keep extremely close tabs on dozens of internal and customer applications through one centralized interface."

"We used the other tools out there, and were not happy until we switched to New Relic," said Yaroslav Lazor, General Manager, Railsware. "I was amazed how much we found in just a few hours of monitoring. We got the real-time picture we had been dreaming about. With two clicks you can find it and very often - fix it in just 5 minutes."

"The Affiliate Program will benefit organizations who work with Rails applications. When they recommend RPM to their customers or members affiliates get compensated for their assistance," said Bill Lapcevic, vice president of business development of New Relic. "This will both generate value for the affiliates and provide the leading Rails performance solution to their customers or members. It’s a win-win scenario."

The New Relic Affiliate Program is designed for application development firms, systems integrators, VAR’s, Rails user groups, application hosting services and any other organization with contacts within the Rails community. Once approved and enrolled in the program, the affiliate can promote RPM to their customers or members. Affiliates are paid a fee equal to a portion of the subscription fees paid to New Relic by those who become subscribers as a result of the affiliate’s participation. The affiliate can retain the fee or rebate it to the end customer. Affiliates will be able to provide free 30-day subscriptions of RPM Gold to their customers during their customer engagements to facilitate the optimization of the customers’ Rails applications. Affiliates will also be eligible to use RPM Gold for use on their own internal applications.

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