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Myspace Selects Solace Systems for Large Scale Operational Monitoring Platform


Toronto News,  (PR) May 15, 2012

Solace Systems, a leading provider of middleware appliances, today announced that leading social entertainment destination Myspace has selected Solaces messaging appliances as the activity stream monitoring backbone for their operational metrics platform. The new architecture was selected after a thorough review of alternatives and will be replacing an existing open source implementation.

Solace Systems makes appliances that let companies distribute real-time data to desktop, enterprise and mobile applications with higher performance and at lower cost than alternatives. Solace has been successfully deployed by customers in financial services, government, internet services, telecom, transportation and logistics.

To effectively manage such a large web property, Myspace relies on a high-volume stream of monitoring messages which gather real-time statistics on system health, security and usage across the entire site. The Solace platform captures these statistics and provides reliable, high-scale delivery across the LAN and WAN to big data repositories like Hadoop and Apache Solr as well as Myspaces custom analytics applications. This data and the analytics performed against it are the core set of insights used to present Myspace users with highly relevant content and advertising.

We are committed to providing our users the best social entertainment experience on the web, said Fabrizio Blanco, CTO at Myspace. Solaces products give us a great deal of operational confidence and flexibility to meet that commitment as our offerings and user base grow over time.

Web-based properties like Myspace are at the leading edge of many of the most interesting real-time, big data problems in the world, said Craig Betts, CEO of Solace Systems. Were pleased to be partnered with a company that has such a strong focus on delivering customer value.

Myspace, LLC. is a leading social entertainment destination powered by the passions of fans. Myspace drives social interaction by providing a highly personalized experience around entertainment and connecting people to the music, TV, movies, and games that they love. These entertainment experiences are available through both online and offline and across multiple platforms and devices. Myspace is also the home of Myspace Music, which offers an ever-growing catalog of freely streamable audio and video content to users and provides major, independent, and unsigned artists alike with the tools to reach new audiences. The company is headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA and is an affiliate of Specific Media.

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