September 29, 2016 9:53 AM ET


Company Overview of Zend Technologies Ltd.

Company Overview

Zend Technologies Ltd. provides solutions for developing, deploying, and managing business-critical PHP applications. The company offers Z-Ray, a PHP debugging and productivity solution for real-time visibility into PHP application and framework code; and Zend Server, an integrated platform for mobile and Web applications that helps developers to create applications, automates the delivery of those applications from code to production, and provides a back-end platform. It also offers Zend Studio, an integrated development environment for mobile application development; Zend Guard, a PHP encoding and obfuscation product that protects applications from unlicensed use and reverse engineering; A...

19200 Stevens Creek Boulevard

Cupertino, CA 95014

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Zend Technologies Ltd.

Executive Chairman of the Board
Age: 36
Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Vice President of Engineering and Director
Co-Founder, Executive Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Director
Vice President of People
Vice President of Global Support & Professional Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Zend Technologies Ltd. Key Developments

Zend Opens Zend Server and Z-Ray to Community Innovation with New Add-Ons and Plugins Gallery

Zend announced that the newest professional PHP distribution, Zend Server 8.5, now features Zend's new gallery of community-driven add-ons. The overwhelming popularity of Z-Ray has now evolved into an ecosystem of innovation around Z-Ray and Zend Server with the unveiling of Zend Gallery. Z-Ray has provided unrivaled visibility into application performance, and the new Zend Gallery will allow unlimited extensibility and innovation that will continue to drive increased value to the entire PHP application lifecycle. The new Zend Gallery aggregates and organizes all Z-Ray extensions and Zend Server plugins in an easy-to-use gallery interface. Developers can now access the growing ecosystem of Z-Ray extensions for frameworks, applications, databases or technologies, as well as new Zend Server plugins, simply and easily from a single interface. New extensions allow PHP developers to create plugins to extend Zend Server with additional custom features. Z-Ray, the ultimate PHP productivity solution, is integrated with Zend Server to enable in-depth insight into application code and performance. The release includes new plugins for Joomla, Doctrine2, Redis, OPcache, MariaDB, and LoS Modules. Also included are enhanced plugins for WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Zend Framework, Apigility, Laravel and Symfony. Zend Server 8.5 also includes many new enhancements designed to increase productivity and user experience including: Redesigned UI for a superior user experience, App and framework specific built-in routing support, New Xdebug support, Notifications about the environment displayed directly in Z-Ray, Improved performance and lower memory consumption, Increased granularity control of the data collected by Z-Ray, New plugins display with multiple panels now consolidated under one top-level panel and New capability to perform server-side actions from Z-Ray.

Zend and Microsoft Announce Strategic Partnership for Microsoft Azure

Zend and Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic partnership aimed at transforming developers' productivity in the cloud starting with a joint integrated offering of Zend's transformative Z-Ray technology with Microsoft's Azure App Service. The combination of Z-Ray and Azure App Service delivers supreme productivity and insight to both PHP developers and developers of PHP-based applications such as WordPress, Drupal, Magento, and Joomla. Z-Ray for Azure is a unique PHP productivity technology fully integrated with Azure App Service. It effortlessly provides developers with continuous in-depth insight into their PHP applications, delivering increased productivity, application performance, and code quality. The integration of Z-Ray within Azure App Service delivers a unique out-of-the-box experience that allows developers to access it with the flip of a switch. Z-Ray inherently supports mobile and API development with its unique Z-Ray Live! technology. It also features a pluggable architecture that makes it easy to customize and extend Z-Ray to any framework or application in addition to the built-in support for WordPress, Drupal, Magento and others. Z-Ray for Azure App Service will be available in the second quarter of the current calendar year. Zend Z-Ray is a unique PHP productivity technology fully integrated with Microsoft Azure App Service. Its developer dashboard effortlessly provides developers with continuous deep insight into any PHP application, without changing their workflow. Developers get unmatched visibility into code and application performance with critical information on the PHP language, PHP frameworks used, PHP based applications such as Magento, WordPress and Drupal, as well as mobile applications.

Zend Technologies Releases Zend Server 8 for Amazon Web Services Marketplace

Zend announced the immediate availability of Zend Server 8 for Amazon Web Services, its newest integrated application platform for mobile and web applications. Zend Server 8, the cloud-centric platform for PHP, delivers agility, scale and reach in the cloud to help businesses grow and be competitive. Pre-configured to work on Amazon Web Services (AWS), with Zend Server 8 running on AWS, users get scalability, productivity and performance with the simplicity of one-click deployments through AWS Marketplace. In addition to significant new product enhancements, there have been major enhancements to the integration points of Zend Server running on AWS. When used in production, Zend Server running on AWS helps organizations scale their applications to meet aggressive growth goals. All applications get a performance boost with an integrated set of technologies that enables caching of data and code, job queues for asynchronous or offline processing of tasks, job scheduling to improve response times and reduce server load, and dynamic cluster configuration. In addition, Zend Server leverages AWS CloudFormation so that customers can easily scale Zend Server on the AWS cloud. Zend's clustering technology works with AWS clustering using AWS CloudFormation templates auto-generated by Zend, ensuring that every workload is optimized for the available resources. New monitoring technology ensures that all services operate as intended with real time application performance information on slow pages, runtime errors, and Code Trace of problematic PHP requests. Zend Server is a complete and secure PHP stack that delivers peace of mind to businesses with a fully tested stack that includes over 80 PHP extensions and libraries. It is designed to enforce governance and standards compliance. It provides complete long-term support and ongoing maintenance of both the Zend Server PHP application platform and the certified PHP runtime environment. Zend Server on the AWS Marketplace provides PHP developers with a complete enterprise-grade development stack that includes strong productivity, performance and support. Zend Server's Z-Ray technology gives unique, in-context visibility inside code and application performance by showing in real time exactly what happens as each page loads. It provides critical information on page requests, performance metrics, database query insight, session data and more. And now, Z-Ray includes a tailored extension for AWS that provides insights into the AWS Instance serving the requests and significantly eases the cloud developer's workflows. Applications built on Magento, Drupal and WordPress as well as framework-based applications using Zend Framework, Symfony or Laravel will benefit from unique application and framework-specific insights into their applications' execution flow and code. This functionality is provided through Zend Server's new Z-Ray Extensibility API that allows developers to extend Z-Ray to any custom framework or application. In addition, ZRay Live! provides information on requests originating from native mobile clients and API calls, fully tested and supported on AWS. AWS developers can now deploy automatically from Amazon Simple Storage Service (AWS S3) buckets. This level of integration improves overall developer efficiency and further improves time to deployment. Zend Server 8 also provides new techniques for developers to customize their AWS environment. Developers can build custom scripts that are downloaded from AWS and run locally after a successful startup. Developers can also create a custom cluster management setup using AWS CloudFormation templates auto-generated by Zend.

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