Nginx Inc. Launches NGINX Plus with Advanced Features

Open source software supplier Nginx Inc., serving over 100 million sites worldwide with faster web experiences, has launched NGINX Plus. The new product is a fully-supported version of the already popular NGINX software complete with advanced features and offered with a portfolio of services.

The software solution is developed and supported by the core engineering team at Nginx Inc., and is available immediately on a subscription basis. NGINX Plus is also tested and certified for use in production on Amazon Linux, Red Hat, CentOS, Ubuntu, and Debian. The product will be available starting at $1,350 per instance per year.

Advanced 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

“NGINX Plus is exactly what our customers need to reduce the complexity of managing their applications,” said Steve Mushero, Founder & CEO, CTO, ChinaNetCloud. “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 application stack.”

Services Available With NGINX Plus Include:

  • Configuration and Tuning
  • Performance Optimization
  • Technical Account Management
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Gus Robertson, CEO of Nginx inc.: “NGIX Plus delivers greater agility”

“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.”

Run by the busiest websites on the Internet, NGINX enables companies to match increasing demand for faster web experiences at scale. Successful online services such as Netflix, Dropbox, Pinterest, Airbnb, WordPress.com, Box and Instagram use NGINX as part of their infrastructure.

The company was launched in 2011 with a $3 million Series A round with funding from e.ventures, Runa Capital, and MSD Capital, and is headquartered in San Francisco. The open source NGINX project began in 2002 and went public in 2004.

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