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New Relic and Engine Yard Expand Partnership to Help Customers Ensure Superior Performance of Rails Applications in the Cloud

Expanded partnership provides New Relic RPM Silver capabilities to select Engine Yard customers at no cost

San Francisco - September 16, 2009

New Relic, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management solutions, today announced an expanded partnership with Engine Yard, the leader in Ruby on Rails automation and management technologies. Under the terms of the expanded agreement, select customers of Engine Yard’s private Cloud are eligible to receive RPM Silver at no cost, allowing them to take advantage of RPM’s comprehensive diagnostic data for fast remediation of performance issues.

"Engine Yard is committed to helping our customers ensure the very highest levels of performance and availability for their Cloud-based Rails applications," said Tom Mornini, Engine Yard’s founder and chief technology officer. "Combining New Relic’s application performance management solution with our robust, managed private Cloud platform will make it easier for these organizations to deploy applications that meet or exceed business and performance goals."

"Having worked together now for well over a year, New Relic and Engine Yard have helped hundreds of companies ensure high-performing application deployments," said Bill Lapcevic, New Relic’s vice president of business development. "Our expanded partnership will continue this successful track record by enabling Engine Yard’s private cloud customers to proactively manage application performance and deliver the superior service that today’s Internet users expect."

Engine Yard Fractional Cluster and Dedicated Cluster customers are eligible to receive New Relic RPM Silver at no cost under the expanded partnership agreement between Engine Yard and New Relic. These customers should contact their local Engine Yard sales representative for details about how to take advantage of this offer.

About Engine Yard

Engine Yard provides automation technologies and services for Ruby on Rails, including Engine Yard Cloud, an application services platform for web developers and web teams. It provides easy-to-use, automated Rails application deployment and management, with a design philosophy that allows easy migration of existing applications. Engine Yard employs top industry experts and sponsors or contributes to many Open Source projects and efforts such as Ruby on Rails, Passenger and Rubinius. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and Amazon.com.

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