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August 02, 2015 6:56 AM ET

Internet Software and Services

Company Overview of Heroku, Inc.

Company Overview

Heroku, Inc. provides cloud computing solutions for developers in the United States and internationally. It offers a cloud application platform for building, deploying, and managing Web applications. The company also offers add ons to add data store, mobile, search, logging, email and SMS, workers and queueing, analytic, caching, monitoring, media, utility, and payment functionalities to the applications. In addition, it provides services, such as phone and ticket support, deployment consultations, architectural guidance, best practices, and early access to upcoming releases. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California with an additional office in Vancouver, Can...

650 7th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Founded in 2007

Phone:

877-563-4311

Fax:

415-520-5622

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Heroku, Inc. Key Developments

Heroku Announces General Availability of Performance Dynos in Europe

Heroku announced the general availability of Performance Dynos in Europe, furthering its commitment to the European market by providing customers with new performance features to support enterprise-class applications at scale. Heroku's EU-based Performance Dynos broaden the options available to European customers who choose to run applications from a European data center, reducing latencies for international end users and improving application response time. Performance Dynos: High Flexibility and Consistency for Large-Scale, High-Performance Customer-Facing Apps. The availability of Performance Dynos in Europe provides companies with the flexibility to build and run large-scale, high-performance apps. Containing 12 times the memory of a single Heroku Dyno--a lightweight container for running a single web or app process--and more compute resources, apps running on Performance Dynos can have significantly faster and more consistent response times. Companies who choose to deploy their apps to Heroku's Europe-based servers could experience up to 100ms per request or more versus deploying to US-based servers. Providing the European Region with Enterprise-Grade Performance, Speed and Workflow for Unprecedented Customer Experiences. Pricing and availability: Pricing for the Heroku Performance Dynos are based on resources and usage.

Heroku Announces Heroku DX-Empowering Companies to Create Transformational Customer Apps Faster

Heroku announced Heroku DX, a set of services that offer an entirely new developer experience on Heroku, making it easier and faster for companies to create apps that connect with customers. With Heroku DX, companies and their developers now have a single end-to-end platform to build the kinds of engaging apps today's users expect. As the cloud becomes more mainstream, it also becomes more complex for developers to navigate the number of technologies available to them. Enterprise companies feel an increasing sense of urgency to connect with their customers by creating the same kinds of innovative and engaging apps that startups specialize in. But assembling the right collection of tools and technologies--and getting them to work at Internet scale--can stress even the most sophisticated organizations. By combining new Dashboard + Metrics, database analytics and deployment features, Heroku DX brings these elements together into a single, seamless experience that accelerates development of the next wave of engaging customer apps. Heroku DX: Empowering Companies to Create Engaging Customer Apps. Heroku DX, which is now generally available, includes: Heroku Dashboard + Metrics: Heroku Dashboard + Metrics delivers analytics and management systems designed with the developer in mind to improve productivity and overall experience. The new design and Metrics give developers innovative ways to view performance and tune their apps by managing applications, organizations and accounts on one dashboard. Heroku Postgres DbX: Heroku Postgres DbX offers a set of services that run on top of the Heroku Postgres database, making it easier to understand and operate databases at scale. Heroku Postgres DbX includes new analytics and visualization tools that allow developers to optimize their database's performance while providing continuous protection to keep data safe and secure. Heroku Button: Heroku Button is a powerful tool for deploying code from Heroku with the click of a button. Dropbox and Twilio are among the 400+ companies that are finding unique and ways to implement one-click deploys with Heroku Button from their sites. To learn more about how Heroku Button is being used in the community, check out the Heroku Button App Gallery at: buttons.heroku.com. Heroku DX Enhances Developer Experience with Journey Builder for Apps: Salesforce.com also announced Journey Builder for Apps today--giving any company the ability to deliver personalized customer journeys directly from mobile apps. Utilizing the combination of Heroku DX and Journey Builder for Apps, developers now have a single end-to-end platform for building the next wave of engaging mobile apps with integrated customer journeys. Pricing and availability: The Heroku DX features including Heroku Postgres DbX, Heroku Button, and Heroku Dashboard + Metrics are available as a part of the new Heroku developer experience.

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