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Apica Announces Entry Into the Rackspace Cloud Tools Program

June 30, 2011 by · Comments Off on Apica Announces Entry Into the Rackspace Cloud Tools Program 

Hosting ServicesPALO ALTO, CA – Apica, a leading European load testing and performance-monitoring provider for cloud and mobile applications, today announced it has entered into the Cloud Tools Program with Rackspace® Hosting, (NYSE: RAX), the world’s leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry. Apica is offering its highly effective, state-of-the-art cloud load testing tools through a free trial made available to Rackspace customers for a “smoke test” to show how applications will perform under stressed load conditions. With Apica LoadTest, users may reduce the risk of project failure due to capacity and load issues and ensure excellence in the cloud.

Leading research firms Forrester and Gartner predict the global market for cloud computing will grow six-fold in the next 10 years. As more businesses move to cloud computing, it’s absolutely critical these businesses test their cloud applications prior to deployment to ensure uptime and optimal performance levels. Failure to deliver performance in an application will have a significant impact on the business. Apica solutions test, monitor and optimize cloud applications, and give businesses a true understanding of how their cloud applications perform. Read more

New Relic Joins Rackspace Cloud Tools Program

February 24, 2011 by · Comments Off on New Relic Joins Rackspace Cloud Tools Program 

Hosting BlogSAN FRANCISCO, CA – New Relic, Inc., the leading software-as-a-service provider of application performance management (APM) solutions, today announced that Rackspace, the leading specialist in the hosting and cloud computing industry, will offer New Relic’s proven production application management capabilities as a free service for customers on the Rackspace Cloud. Now, organizations deploying business-critical Ruby, PHP, Java and. NET-based applications on the Rackspace Cloud can use New Relic Bronze at no charge to monitor app performance 24×7, proactively troubleshoot potential issues, and help meet high standards for online service delivery.

New Relic is the leading provider of on-demand application performance management services for Ruby, PHP, Java and .NET. It allows development and operations teams to monitor applications in production, proactively identify performance issues, and drill down for root-cause diagnosis. The addition of New Relic’s capabilities for the Rackspace Cloud makes it easier for organizations to deploy and maintain superior-performing web applications in the cloud. Read more

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