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Heroku Selects New Relic to Provide Customers with Free 24x7 Web App Monitoring and Analysis on Heroku’s Java Platform

Dreamforce 2011, San Francisco, Calif. – August 30, 2011New Relic Inc.,the SaaS web application performance management provider, announced today that Heroku, a leading open Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider and a salesforce.com company, has selected New Relic as its application performance management (APM) tool of choice for monitoring web applications deployed on its new Java platform. New Relic Standard edition for Java will be available free of charge to Heroku’s Java customers through the add-on catalog just as it is available today for customers deploying business-critical Ruby web apps on Heroku’s robust, proven platform.

Earlier today, Heroku announced a solution for deploying Java applications to the cloud, making it a premier platform as a service for both Java and Ruby developers around the world. New Relic offers 24x7 real user and application monitoring and the industry’s first Java profiler for live web apps. It also delivers code-level diagnostics for proactive identification and troubleshooting of web application performance bottlenecks. With New Relic Standard edition available free of charge, Heroku customers deploying business-critical Java applications can monitor, troubleshoot and tune their apps, and deliver optimal application performance.

"As more and more organizations look to Heroku for help with enabling their cloud strategies, it’s important that we provide additional language support for and continue partnering with leading companies like New Relic to help our customers be successful," said Name, Title at Heroku. "With New Relic available to our Ruby and Java customers through the add-on catalog, it’s now easier than ever before for app teams to ensure their cloud-based apps are meeting and exceeding business goals and end-user expectations."

"New Relic and Heroku have worked closely together to deliver the tools, resources, and skills organizations needed to rapidly and successfully deploy business-critical apps in the cloud," said Lew Cirne, New Relic founder and CEO. "The addition of New Relic’s app production profiling and monitoring capabilities to Heroku’s new platform demonstrates very clearly our continued joint commitment to providing Java developers with the same scalability, simplicity, and reliability that Ruby programmers have enjoyed over the last two years."

To learn more about how New Relic and Heroku work together, visit New Relic at Kiosk #25 at Dreamforce 2011 CloudExpo and Kiosk #19 at DevZone (Moscone West) August 30-September 2 in San Francisco, CA. Dreamforce attendees can also see a live demonstration of New Relic and Heroku at our session "Instrumenting and Analyzing Web Apps Deployed on Heroku," Wednesday, August 31, 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

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Heroku is the leading Ruby platform as a service (PaaS) focused on ease of use, automation, and reliability. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Heroku is a passionate and active supporter of Ruby technologies and cloud architecture. Heroku was recently named to the "Dow Jones FASTech 50 Start-ups to Watch" list, recognized as a Gartner 'Cool Vendor in Application Platforms as a Service' in April 2010, named to the Always OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies, and recognized as a 'Best Products of 2009' and 'Best Platform of 2010" by ReadWriteWeb. In April 2011, Heroku was named #2 on its annual list of 'Best Places to Work' in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times. For more information, please visit heroku.com and blog.heroku.com or follow Heroku on Twitter. Heroku is a wholly owned subsidiary of salesforce.com.


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