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Engine Yard Goes All In on Magento to Deliver High-Performance Ecommerce Apps in the Cloud

Company’s Magento-Optimized Stack on AWS Gives Merchants Running High-Volume Ecommerce Sites Full Benefits of the Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK — September 22, 2014 — Engine Yard, the leading cloud application management platform, is delivering the full benefits of the cloud to businesses with high-performance ecommerce apps through its continued investment in Magento. Leveraging its tuned, curated cloud application platform and deep experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Engine Yard is announcing several new features that will support automated deployment of high-volume Magento Enterprise Edition (EE) and Community Edition (CE) sites.

“Engine Yard has had a tremendous impact on managing and automating the deployment of cloud apps,” said Jim Burleigh, COO of Engine Yard. “With more than a billion hours of experience on AWS, we’re now applying our expertise to Magento apps. These high-performance ecommerce apps are well-suited to the cloud, but many are still on traditional hosting. Engine Yard is providing a solution to make these apps perform in the cloud for merchants everywhere.”

With the Engine Yard optimized stack for Magento on AWS, merchants experience the true benefits of the cloud with better performance, transaction times and reliability. Merchants can take advantage of the Engine Yard one-click deploy or use fine-grained controls to customize their environments.

The new Engine Yard features provide all of the core components to deploy flexible, secure and scalable Magento applications:

  • Application Server Acceleration with Nginx, Varnish and HipHopVirtualMachine (HHVM) – Enables merchants to scale their ecommerce sites to handle many thousands of requests – increasing performance by 10x in many cases.
  • Improved Catalog Display with Memcache and Redis – Allows merchants to handle millions of records and ensure fast content delivery to customers.
  • Seamless Asset Management with AWS Simple Storage Service (S3) and CloudFront CDN integration – Helps merchants to decreases costs and speed response times with fast, easy access to data and product images.

In addition to its best-in-class cloud application management platform running Magento on AWS, Engine Yard offers full DevOps support of customer’s Magento sites from the operating system to the application layer. Customers have 24x7 access to Magento-certified support engineers who can assist with configuration, scaling, optimization and ongoing management of their Magento apps on AWS.

Engine Yard is an exhibitor (booth 11) and sponsor at Meet Magento NY, September 22-23 at the Broad Street Conference Center and Ballroom in New York City.

To learn more about deploying Magento apps on Engine Yard, request a free consultation at

About Engine Yard
Engine Yard is the leading cloud application management platform empowering developers and DevOps to provision, manage and monitor applications in the cloud. Providing unmatched control and choice, Engine Yard delivers a broad and trusted application cloud and expert support that enables organizations to focus on creating great applications, instead of managing their infrastructure. Thousands of customers in 58 countries, from explosive-growth Web startups to Fortune 500 enterprises, run on Engine Yard. Headquartered in San Francisco, Calif., Engine Yard is backed by Benchmark, New Enterprise Associates, Oracle and Amazon.

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