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New Relic Opens Public Beta for Industry’s First SaaS Java Web Application Management Solution

Latest version of RPM is designed to manage Java web apps in the cloud or the datacenter

San Francisco - August 18, 2009

New Relic, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of application performance management solutions, today announced the opening of a public beta program for the latest version of its popular RPM product. The new version can be used to monitor, troubleshoot and tune Java web applications in addition to those developed on Ruby on Rails. RPM, used by more than 2,000 customers, is the industry’s first Application Performance Management (APM) product to be offered as a service, making it ideal for managing applications in the Cloud or in the datacenter.

"More than 600 of our customers use RPM in either public or private clouds," said Lewis Cirne, founder and CEO of New Relic. "As organizations migrate their critical Java applications to cloud computing environments, it’s more important than ever that they gain visibility where none currently exists. We are excited to offer the very first service that provides 24x7 visibility into Java application performance and deep diagnostic capabilities for fast remediation and recovery. Our service-based solution offers enterprise-class capabilities in a low TCO, on demand model."

"Since distributed web applications are particularly suited to cloud environments, we expect IT to find them an appealing solution over the next few years," said Amy Wohl, author and noted IT analyst with Wohl Associates. "The IT operations team will need to consider an on-demand application management strategy that gives them visibility inside the Cloud, allowing them to maintain IT governance and a degree of control over application performance and availability, in all types of cloud environments."

New Relic RPM is an 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 the New Relic Beta Program

The New Relic Beta Program for Java web application management is now open and continues until the new version is generally available. Beta program participants will work with a fully functioning version of RPM capable of providing 24x7 monitoring and troubleshooting of Java applications. The version will be supported and will be updated frequently throughout the program. Participation is free. Interested organizations may register for the program by visiting Space for the beta is limited and interested companies are advised to register early to insure participation in the program.

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