New Relic

  • The New Rules Of Going Public

    The New Rules Of Going Public

    According to a recent report, Twilio wants to go public. Twilio, a company that provides software-based communications tools for developers, closed out 2014 on a $100 million annual run rate. Or, put another way, Twilio brought in just over $8 million in top line last December. Box, New Relic and Hortonworks each recently proved that the IPO window is open and that investors have an appetite… Read More

  • A Relic, An Iron And The King Dish Their Financial Results To Wall Street

    A Relic, An Iron And The King Dish Their Financial Results To Wall Street

    It’s earnings season, which puts a bright light on newly and recently public technology firms’ performances. Given that 2015 is widely expected to be an active year for IPOs, how are the new kids doing? Let’s take a look at New Relic, the most recently public; MobileIron, the middle child; and King, which, of the three, has been public the longest. Read More

  • New Relic And Hortonworks See Strong Public Debuts

    New Relic And Hortonworks See Strong Public Debuts

    In early trading, New Relic’s shares are up 31 percent in its first day as a public company. Another technology company, Hortonworks, will begin trading this morning as well. Update: Hortonworks has opened to a massive gain of more than 40 percent as well. For tech IPOs, today is a huge day. The two companies are trading on different exchanges, with New Relic selecting the NYSE, and… Read More

  • Lending Club’s IPO Pops 56% In Its First Day, Sets Stage For Hortonworks And New Relic Offerings

    Lending Club’s IPO Pops 56% In Its First Day, Sets Stage For Hortonworks And New Relic Offerings

    Lending Club had a strong debut in the public markets today, popping 56 percent from its $15 IPO price to more than $23 per share. As TechCrunch reported previously, the company’s offering was “the largest IPO for a U.S.-based tech company” thus far this calendar year. The company’s IPO sets the stage for tomorrow’s flotations of both Hortonworks and New Relic. Read More

  • New Relic Files To Go Public

    New Relic Files To Go Public

    New Relic, a company that provides app-monitoring on a SaaS-basis, filed to go public today. The company intends to use the ticker symbol “NEWR” in the flotation, and its offering is underwritten by Moran Stanley, J.P. Morgan, and four other groups. The company’s financials appear to be strong, when compared to current market norms. In the first 6 months of 2014, the company… Read More

  • New Relic Buys Dashboard Tool Ducksboard As It Continues Expansion Into Analytics

    New Relic Buys Dashboard Tool Ducksboard As It Continues Expansion Into Analytics

    When you think of New Relic, you might think of traditional server-side application performance monitoring, and of course New Relic does that and other monitoring tasks, but increasingly it’s moving into analytics and today at its FutureStack user conference, the company announced it has bought cloud dashboard-building tool Ducksboard as it continues to broaden its analytics… Read More

  • New Relic Goes Beyond Server Monitoring And Adds Software Analytics

    New Relic Goes Beyond Server Monitoring And Adds Software Analytics

    New Relic, maker of server and application-monitoring tools for developers, today announced what is probably the company’s biggest release since it launched in 2008. With New Relic Insights (formerly known under its codename Rubicon), the company is now using its platform to go beyond its traditional core features and is launching a real-time business analytics platform (or… Read More

  • New Relic Makes A Bet On A Real-Time Service That Processes Billions Of Data Points For Ad Hoc Analysis

    New Relic Makes A Bet On A Real-Time Service That Processes Billions Of Data Points For Ad Hoc Analysis

    Every couple of months, New Relic CEO Lew Cirne has coded on a secret project, away from the family and mostly anyone else. He has been a code monk, cloistered in a cabin, developing a real-time analytics engine code-named Rubicon that uses live application data to do ad hoc analysis. Cirne says the service he developed is essentially a database that processes billions of data points on a… Read More

  • Loggly, A Splunk Competitor, Raises $10.5M For Cloud-Centric Approach To Log Management

    Loggly, A Splunk Competitor, Raises $10.5M For Cloud-Centric Approach To Log Management

    Loggly, the cloud-based log management service, has raised $10.5 million from new investors Cisco and Data Collective. Trinity Ventures, True Ventures and Matrix Partners also participated in the round, bringing the total investment to $20.9 million for the San Francisco company. Read More

  • What Would Square’s Jack Dorsey Do?

    What Would Square’s Jack Dorsey Do?

    New Relic CEO Lew Cirne asked himself a question upon embarking on developing a new startup inside the company he co-founded. He wondered: “How would Jack Dorsey do it?” Dorsey started Twitter and then Square. He is now Twitter’s chairman and runs Square, too. He innovates arguably more than any CEO in the startup world. And he had a system Cirne could use. Today… Read More

  • 10 Startups That Turn Complexity Into Simplicity

    10 Startups That Turn Complexity Into Simplicity

    Here’s the thing about simplicity. It’s all relative. A developer’s idea of simplicity is different from a finance chief or a customer service agent. I run across a variety of startups in my daily work at TechCrunch. But few have that innate sense of elegance or the capability to abstract complexity to such an extent that anything else seems antiquated in comparison. Here are… Read More