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Pantheon Provides Free New Relic App Management for Customers’ Mission Critical Drupal Deployments

The addition of New Relic Standard to Pantheon’s Proven Platform makes it easy for customers to monitor, troubleshoot, and tune their web applications

San Francisco - January 17, 2012

New Relic, Inc., the SaaS-based cloud application performance management provider, today announced that Pantheon, a leading platform provider for custom Drupal sites in the cloud, has selected New Relic as its web application management tool of choice, and is offering New Relic Standard free of charge to their users. Now, Pantheon customers can use New Relic to monitor, troubleshoot and tune their business-critical Drupal sites

Pantheon's platform makes it easy for organizations to develop, test, host, and manage custom Drupal sites in the cloud. Pantheon enables organizations to build enterprise-complete websites with the level of polish of a consumer-grade site. Developers have a choice between Drupal 6, Drupal 7 and installation profiles like Open Atrium and Open Public. The platform's version control allows developers to roll back and forth between changes and test changes instantly. Organizations can even migrate existing Drupal-based sites automatically. Built by Drupal developers for Drupal developers, Pantheon makes Drupal development even more accessible. The addition of New Relic app management capabilities creates a powerful solution for deploying and maintaining superior-performing Drupal apps.

"Pantheon is built to be the best platform for Drupal development and performance. And now, with New Relic Standard available free of charge, Pantheon customers have a comprehensive tool for performance metrics so they can spot bottlenecks in their Drupal application," said David Strauss, Founder and CTO of Pantheon. "Together, we're delivering an ideal solution for creating high-performance Drupal sites: raw horsepower with the instrumentation to take advantage of it."

"New Relic and Pantheon share a very strong commitment to providing organizations with the tools and expertise to successfully deploy and maintain their business-critical websites," said Bill Lapcevic, New Relic's Vice President of Business Development. "Pantheon customers can gain tremendous advantage with complete application monitoring allowing them to proactively identify potential issues and streamline and improve their business-critical sites. In short, Pantheon and New Relic is development made easy."

New Relic is fully integrated with Pantheon. To start using free New Relic Standard, customers can simply select the Pantheon site they wish to monitor from their account screen, then go to the 'Site Configuration' tab and click on 'Get New Relic'. Their site will immediately begin collecting and reporting performance data within minutes.

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