|[August 22, 2013]
Nginx Inc. Launches NGINX Plus
SAN FRANCISCO --(Business Wire)--
Inc., the high performance web company, today announced the
availability of NGINX Plus, a fully-supported version of the popular
NGINX open source software complete with advanced features and offered
with professional services. The product is developed and supported by
the core engineering team at Nginx Inc., and is available immediately on
a subscription basis.
As business requirements continue to evolve rapidly, such as the shift
to mobile and the explosion of dynamic content on the Web, CIO's are
continuously looking for opportunities to increase application
performance and development agility, while reducing dependencies on
their infrastructure. NGINX Plus provides a flexible, scalable,
uniformly applicable solution that was purpose built for these modern,
distributed application architectures.
"There has been immense interest in a commercial version of our open
source software for customers that require enterprise-oriented features
and services," said Gus Robertson, CEO of Nginx Inc. "The launch of
NGINX Plus provides businesses with precisely that - all the innovation
of our open source product paired with advanced features and services
that deliver greater agility and reduce complexity for our customers."
The company also announced a complete portfolio of services for NGINX
Plus customers, including configuration and performance tuning,
performance optimization and technical account management. With the
right mix of software and services, NGINX Plus customers are able to
massively reduce complexity while gaining more control over their
applications than ever before.
"Content and collaboration are at the heart of the today's biggest
enterprise companies," said Aaron Levie, co-founder and CEO, Box (News - Alert). "NGINX
gives us the capability to deliver optimized performance and
scalability, ensuring customers always have reliable access to their
documents and mission-critical applications."
NGINX Plus offers a number of industry-standard features, including
application health checking, commercial-grade activity monitoring,
advanced load balancing, dynamic reconfiguration, extended logging
capabilities, high availability, and adaptive media streaming. NGINX
Plus is also tested and certified for use in production on Amazon Linux,
Red Hat (News - Alert), CentOS, Ubuntu, and Debian. The product will be available
starting at $1,350 per instance per year.
The launch of NGINX Plus comes as the base open source product is
experiencing massive growth across the globe. According to the August
Netcraft survey, NGINX owns 14.55% of the total web market and is
run on over 100 million web sites. Today, NGINX is the most used web
serer among the world's top 1,000
busiest sites, powers 35% of the world's top 10,000 busiest sites,
of the sites on Amazon AWS. NGINX Plus extends the benefits of the
core product to more customers across the globe, while providing the
enterprise-grade features that they need to hit their business goals.
Features of NGINX Plus Include:
Application Health Checking
Commercial-Grade Activity Monitoring
Advanced Load Balancing
Dynamic On-The-Fly Reconfiguration
Extended Logging Capabilities
High Availability Setup
Adaptive Media Streaming
Available With NGINX Plus Include:
Configuration and Tuning
Technical Account Management
Nginx Inc. provides products, solutions and services for its renowned
open source software NGINX. The company was launched
in 2011 with a $3 million Series A round with funding from e.ventures,
Capital, and MSD
Capital, and is headquartered in San Francisco. The open source
NGINX project began in 2002 and went public in 2004.
To purchase the latest version of NGINX Plus, please visit: http://nginx.com/products/
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"We are an API company and we've built out our solution on NGINX. We're
seeing a massive trend of customers moving to NGINX to run their APIs
and with advanced features like the application health checks and
monitoring included in NGINX Plus this will only continue to accelerate.
Especially for our enterprise customers, these additions and the
supported environment will be great additions."
Steven Willmott, Co-founder and CEO, 3Scale
"NGINX Plus is exactly what our customers need to reduce the complexity
of managing their applications. The additional load balancing,
monitoring and caching features allow NGINX Plus to become a single
application acceleration tool replacing a number of other tools in the
Steve Mushero, Founder & CEO, CTO, ChinaNetCloud
"NGINX Plus provides a host of additional features over the open source
NGINX offering - including a massive increase in metrics for advanced
performance monitoring. These metrics are captured and
beautifully-visualized via the NGINX Plus plugin for the New Relic
Platform. With the tight integration between our platform and NGINX
Plus, New Relic users gain a unique level of insight into their web
stack behavior. Our customers save engineering time with simple and
easy-to-use performance management for applications served by NGINX."
Bill Lapcevic, VP Business Development, New Relic
"The combination of Zend Server 6.1 and NGINX Plus delivers an
exceptionally scalable and performant PHP architecture. Our customers
use Zend Server because they need best performance and reliability for
their PHP apps. Now with the release of NGINX Plus, they can also take
advantage of a web server with blazing speed and health checks that keep
apps running in top shape."
Andi Gutmans, CEO & Co-founder of Zend
About Nginx Inc.
Nginx Inc., the high performance web company, provides products,
solutions and services for its renowned open source software, NGINX. Run
by the busiest websites on the Internet, NGINX enables companies to
match increasing demand for faster web experiences at scale.
Today NGINX serves over 100 million of all sites on the Internet.
Successful online services such as Netflix, Dropbox (News - Alert), Pinterest, Airbnb,
WordPress.com, Box, Instagram, GitHub, SoundCloud, Zappos, and Yandex,
use NGINX as part of their infrastructure. For more information about
NGINX, please visit nginx.com.
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