NGINX Announces New Offerings for Public-cloud and Expands Certified Module Offerings

Enhanced enterprise-grade software application delivery through
the cloud

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NGINX,
the company behind the popular open source project trusted by more than
400 million sites, today is announcing new offerings for public cloud
deployed versions of its industry-leading NGINX Plus and NGINX Open
Source platforms. In addition, new modules are available in an expanded
developer marketplace.

“Our partnerships with leading technology companies, like Red Hat, AWS,
and Arm showcase our commitment to investing in our joint ecosystems,”
says Christine Puccio, Vice President, Global Strategic Alliances and
Partnerships. “With increased cloud adoption, there’s been tremendous
growth in demand for partners to create modules that plug into the NGINX
platform. NGINX is very lightweight and high performance, with language
support in C and JavaScript, making it an ideal platform to develop
module functionality.”

New NGINX Editions, Processor Support, and OS Support in Existing
Cloud Marketplaces

NGINX is excited to further its commitment to public cloud deployments,
through such partners as AWS, Microsoft, and Google, with these key
offerings:

  • Support for Amazon EC2 A1 instances and the AWS Gravitron Processor—NGINX
    targets scale-out workloads such as web servers and caching fleets.
    With the addition of support for EC2 A1, NGINX Plus and NGINX Open
    Source users can run workloads at up to 45% less cost. An NGINX Plus
    Amazon Machine Image (AMI) for A1 instances is now available
    on the AWS Marketplace.
  • Support for additional operating systems—NGINX now supports
    CentOS 8 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 with NGINX Plus R18 in all
    marketplaces. This enables flexibility and choice for a variety of
    platforms delivered through public cloud.
  • Availability of NGINX Plus Enterprise Edition on all marketplaces—NGINX
    now provides customers the opportunity to purchase the Enterprise
    Edition of NGINX Plus directly from cloud marketplaces. Customers
    benefit from 24/7 support, first response within 30 minutes, hot bug
    fixes, and third-party module support.

New Cloud Marketplaces and New Certified Module Availability

With more than 140% growth in cloud revenues over the past three years,
NGINX continues its commitment to providing more options to the
developer community through additional marketplaces. In addition to the
enhancements to existing cloud marketplaces, NGINX is expanding into new
marketplaces:

  • A new partnership with DigitalOcean—NGINX will introduce new
    marketplace offerings with DigitalOcean that make it simpler for
    developers to access code and spin up an NGINX Open Source instance in
    minutes, enabling them to quickly build solutions on top of the NGINX
    Application Platform. In addition, developers and partners can have
    their modules certified by NGINX, demonstrating to potential customers
    that their solution works with NGINX Plus.
  • Availability of three new certified modules—Users can purchase
    partner software that integrates with NGINX by dynamically loading as
    a software module. New modules include software from PerimeterX,
    Signal Sciences, and curity.io.

To learn more about these cloud marketplace offerings or how to build
and certify a module check out our latest blog
post
or join us at NGINX
Conf 2019
. This year’s event will feature a special Module Builders
Fair to help developers and partners build modules. For more on our
modules, visit us here.

Partner Quotes:

“We are excited to accelerate our partnership with NGINX in supporting
cloud-based deployments on Amazon EC2 A1 instances,” says Mohamed Awad,
Vice President of Marketing, Infrastructure Line of Business, Arm.
“NGINX software application delivery for Arm® Neoverse™-based solutions
will enable high-performance, low-cost solutions that scale from IoT to
edge to cloud.”

“PerimeterX Enforcer for NGINX and NGINX Plus is a world-class
enforcement layer that protects websites and APIs from today’s
constantly morphing automated security attacks,” said Ido Safruti, CTO
and co-founder, PerimeterX. “Our joint customers will benefit from the
integrated solution to ensure that real users have a seamless experience
with their branded web assets and that they are protected against a
broad range of threats.”

“We’re pleased to continue our collaboration with NGINX as they bring
their Red Hat certified technologies to the latest version of the
world’s leading enterprise Linux platform,” said Terri Hall, vice
president, Global Partners & Alliances, Red Hat. “As part of the
ecosystem supporting Red Hat’s hybrid cloud technologies, including Red
Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, NGINX helps provide our
customers with expanded choice in how they develop and deliver
cloud-native applications.”

“DigitalOcean believes strongly in supporting the global open source
community, and working with an innovative technology platform like NGINX
demonstrates this,” said DigitalOcean SVP of Product Shiven Ramji. “This
partnership benefits both NGINX and DigitalOcean customers — NGINX can
plug into our massive, global platform for application deployment,
making it easier for their customers to deploy modules across their
NGINX infrastructure, and our customers get access to a rich new
community of technology for an established product like NGINX. Having
recently launched our own Marketplace, we’ve seen the benefits it
provides and are excited to help NGINX enhance their marketplace
offerings.”

About NGINX

NGINX, Inc. is the company behind the popular open source project
trusted by more than 400 million sites. We offer a suite of technologies
for developing and delivering modern applications. The NGINX Application
Platform enables enterprises undergoing digital transformation to
modernize legacy, monolithic applications as well as deliver new,
microservices-based applications. Companies like Netflix, Starbucks, and
McDonalds rely on NGINX to reduce costs, improve resiliency, and speed
innovation. NGINX investors include Blue Cloud Ventures, e.ventures,
Goldman Sachs, Index Ventures, MSD Capital, NEA, Runa Capital, and
Telstra Ventures. For more information, visit https://www.nginx.com/.

Contacts

For NGINX, Inc.
Caitlin Noll
[email protected]

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