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Announcing the NGINX Innovators Program

From its founding, NGINX has been a company shaped by developers, for developers. Our focus is on innovation and helping to build the next generation of digital businesses, and it’s reflected in who uses our products – disruptive brands like Airbnb, Netflix, and Uber, and almost half of the top 10,000 most visited sites in the world. To reaffirm our commitment to developers, today we are unveiling the NGINX Innovators Program.

This new program offers:

  • Unlimited developer licenses for NGINX Plus customers – As NGINX users increasingly adopt containers and microservices-based application development, they need unlimited access to the software they plan to use in production without having to worry about licensing constraints. To support this, NGINX customers with more than 10 production instances of NGINX Plus now have unlimited access to the software for use in development, testing, and pre-production.
  • Free NGINX Plus for entrepreneurs – NGINX proudly counts some of the world’s most innovative developers among its customers. To continue supporting innovators, NGINX is making NGINX Plus available free of charge to verified startups with less than $2 million in annual revenue and less than $10 million in funds raised.
  • Aggressive discounts on large volumes of NGINX Plus for SaaS applications – Open source NGINX is incredibly popular among the busiest SaaS applications and PaaS platforms. Now they can benefit from the extended capabilities of NGINX Plus thanks to special pricing designed for the large volume of servers and elastic scaling typical in these businesses.

We are incredibly proud to further support the millions of developers using NGINX products to build the next generation of high-performance web applications. Igor Sysoev created the open source NGINX project back in 2004 when he was working as a developer at a popular web portal, trying to overcome the very same issues of scalability many developers face today. Now the technology he developed has evolved into the backbone of the modern web experience, with millions of supporters and contributors. We hope that this new program will help accelerate the pace of innovation and contribute to the success of digital businesses everywhere.

If you’d like to learn more about the Innovators Program, please contact our sales team. Entrepreneurs can apply here for free instances of NGINX Plus.

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