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

RPM will help Brightbox customers ensure application health and availability

San Francisco - September 1, 2009

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 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 Lastminute.com.

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