New Relic is a SaaS based analytics platform that offers application performance management and real user monitoring (RUM) for web applications. The company was founded in San Francisco, CA in 2008 and went public on November 10, 2014 (NYSE: NEWR). Prior to that, the company raised over $200 million in funding over several rounds, and is now valued at over $1 billion.
New Relic offers a broad range of analytics products and can monitor applications across almost any language including Ruby, Java, .NET, Python, PHP, and Node.js. They can also monitor browsers, servers, plugins, and even iOS and Android applications.
Some of their customers include Trulia, Hautelook, YellowPages, and Tribune.
New Relic offers a broad suite of monitoring services that give businesses full visibility into the end-to-end delivery of their websites and applications. Their APM tool is their flagship product, but they also offer RUM, synthetic, and mobile testing tools as well.
New Relic APM
New Relic’s application performance monitoring tool allows you to take a deep dive into the performance of your web applications, including end-to-end transaction tracing, code-level visiblility, tracking key transactions, and customizable service maps.
New Relic Mobile
New Relic’s mobile APM (mAPM) tool is tailored specifically to mobile apps for iOS and Android, bringing performance data to the surface to help teams focus on ensuring great user experience.
New Relic Synthetics
Synthetic monitoring mimics real user behavior to help catch problems before they affect the customer. New Relic currently has 14 synthetic testing locations globally.
New Relic Insights
Insights is their real-time analytics platform that integrates all their monitoring tools into a single UI making it easier and faster to find out what is causing performance issues and how to fix them.
New Relic Browser
New Relic Browser is a RUM monitoring tool that gives full visibility into the complete web page lifecycle for modern browser-side applications.
New Relic is a leader in the performance monitoring space due to their broad service offering, strong APM product, simple low cost pricing, and simple UI that ties them all together.