NGINX and Ashnik Partner to Offer Indian Businesses Enterprise-Grade Application Delivery

MUMBAI, September 21, 2016

NGINX, Inc., the engine delivering sites and applications for the modern web, today announced that it has appointed Ashnik, one of the leading providers of open source solutions in Southeast Asia (SEA) and India, as its exclusive distribution partner in India. Ashnik, a highly focused group of senior industry professionals, offers technology solutions based on open source, cloud, and leading technologies to help address dynamically-changing business challenges. Through this partnership, the two companies are bringing NGINX Plus to the Indian market. NGINX Plus is the complete application delivery platform for the modern web. Built on the open source NGINX, the world’s most popular open source web server and reverse proxy for high-traffic sites, NGINX Plus adds award-winning technical support and enterprise-ready features for advanced load balancing, web and mobile acceleration, application security, monitoring and management.

“We are excited about our partnership with NGINX, which allows us to empower our enterprise customers to move to high quality, software-based load balancers, reducing total cost of ownership by up to 85% over expensive hardware vendors,” said Sandeep Khuperkar, Director, India at Ashink. “Furthermore, with application-based pricing, our customers can use unlimited NGINX Plus instances to support their entire application (including load balancing, caching, web and media serving, and more) across all production, test, and development environments, including cloud and microservices-based applications.”

NGINX Plus includes advanced functionality designed for mission-critical production environments, simplifies development and alleviates operational risk through enterprise-class support. As a key partner in India, Ashnik is helping organizations harness the power of NGINX through its consulting, systems integration, and implementation services. The relationship brings Ashnik one step closer to bringing the scalable, battle-tested open source ecosystem under one roof, where Ashnik is already offering solutions in the areas of databases, business intelligence, big data and containers.

“At NGINX, our main priority is to provide solutions that allow customers to deliver their sites and applications – whether in the cloud or on-premise – with high performance, reliability, security, and scale,” said Gus Robertson, CEO of NGINX, Inc. “We feel that Ashnik, with expertise in a variety of modern, open source solutions, is the right distribution partner for NGINX to grow our integrated application delivery platform’s reach in India and throughout Southeast Asia. We look forward to continued success through our partnership with Ashnik.”

NGINX was recently recognised by Gartner in the Magic Quadrant Report for Application Delivery Controllers. The company also received the highest score in the Mode 2 Application Development and Mode 1/Mode 2 Hybrid ADC use cases in Modern Application Delivery in the Critical Capabilities Report for ADC.