NGINX Plus delivers consistent, highly available, and high-performance web services from Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
When organizations select cloud platforms like Google Cloud Platform, they sometimes find that the available tools for application delivery don’t match the sophistication of the enterprise‑grade traffic management devices in their own data centers.
This lack of sophistication can mean that applications are hard to control. It can result in sprawling infrastructure that is inefficient and more expensive to operate and manage.
An NGINX Plus Virtual Machine is a proven solution to the challenges of delivering high-quality applications and content from GCP.
NGINX brings the power and control you need to your GCP environment, so you can operate services and deliver content at the high standard your customers and developers demand.
NGINX Plus can operate stand‑alone or can complement GCP's load balancing solutions, reducing your costs and delivering complex applications. It delivers GCP‑ready load balancing, high availability and management features, in a Virtual Machine from the Google Cloud Launcher.
NGINX, Inc. provides full technical support for Google Cloud Platform subscribers. Subscribers receive email support to cover bug reports, product specific inquiries and queries relating to reference documentation, and all NGINX Plus software updates during their subscription period.
Professional services are available as an add-on service to assist with design and implementation, configuration audit, high-availability setup, performance optimization, and expedited code changes to resolve product issues.
NGINX Plus supports domain and URL switching and routing, giving you greater control over how traffic is load balanced. This simplifies and reduces costs by enabling you to deploy multiple applications behind NGINX Plus.
NGINX Plus responds to requests directly from cache where appropriate, and accelerates other HTTP transactions. That means you can serve more users with less infrastructure, saving you money. NGINX Plus’ bandwidth compression reduces your data costs.
NGINX Plus works with your applications to ensure that your users get the best possible performance, even in the face of large traffic spikes. SSL offload, caching, and bandwidth and rate control combine to deliver content to your users in a predictable and secure manner.
Based on the massively popular open source NGINX web server, NGINX Plus integrates easily with DevOps deployment processes. Simple text configuration files can be managed by standard tools such as Puppet, Chef, and Ansible. Load-balancing targets can be managed and updated by DNS – a key requirement in dynamic cloud environments.
Centralized logging and live activity monitoring make it easy to monitor application performance and availability and to plan for future growth.