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Company Overview of Heroku, Inc.

Company Overview

Heroku, Inc. provides a cloud application platform worldwide. Its service lets app developers to spend time on their application code, and not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, and scaling. The company provides a platform as a service for building, deploying, and running cloud applications. It serves small businesses, Fortune 500 companies, and developers. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California. As of January 3, 2011, Heroku, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Salesforce.com, Inc.

650 7th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States

Founded in 2007

Phone:

877-563-4311

Key Executives for Heroku, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Co-Founder
Co-Founder
Chief Operating Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Heroku, Inc. Key Developments

Heroku, Inc. Appoints Tod Nielsen as Chief Executive Officer

Heroku, Inc. announced that Tod Nielsen has joined the company as chief executive officer. Nielsen comes to Heroku from VMware where he served in a variety of roles over his tenure including chief operating officer, co-president running the application platform group, and most recently as part of Pivotal Labs, the venture created from EMC and VMware.

Heroku, Inc. Announces New Enterprise Cloud Service for Java

Heroku, Inc. announced Heroku Enterprise for Java, companies can now create and deploy mission-critical Java applications in minutes instead of months, as well as move their apps to a continuous delivery model, all without traditional software or infrastructure. Heroku Enterprise for Java is part of the Salesforce Platform. Heroku Enterprise for Java includes: Full-Stack Java: In addition to support for core Java JDK and JVM, including new support for JDK 7 and latest JDK 8 builds, Heroku Enterprise for Java provides a full stack of pre-configured systems needed to build scalable, high-performance, highly available applications. This also includes memcache for session management and horizontal scaling, and Postgres for relational data management. Heroku Runtime: In addition to providing runtime and management of the full stack of components, the service includes separate environments for development and staging. Leveraging the capabilities of Heroku's PaaS, these environments can be provisioned instantaneously, providing a way for IT organizations to adopt rapid development methodologies unprecedented ease. As with other applications running on Heroku, these applications can be scaled to serve massive volumes with a simple control change. Continuous Delivery Framework: When combined with Atlassian's best-in-class continuous integration service, Bamboo, Heroku Enterprise for Java completely automates the application delivery process. From code check-in to test builds, staging deploys and production promotion, developers get a smooth out-of-the-box experience with no server set-up needed. All components are automatically provisioned and configured. Native Java Tools: New with Heroku Enterprise for Java is native support for Eclipse, the popular Java IDE. With the Eclipse plug-in, developers can create and deploy Java applications directly within their IDE. In addition, Heroku now supports direct deployment of Java WAR files, providing a simple way to migrate existing Java applications to the cloud. Enterprise-Class Support: The service includes enterprise support, providing access to technical resources with guaranteed SLAs. Optional 24/7 support services are also available Heroku Enterprise for Java pricing starts at $1,000 per month per application and is available starting at heroku.com/enterprise.

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