Microsoft today announced their partnership with Zend to improve PHP capabilities of Azure. They are announcing joint integrated offering of Zend’s transformative Z-Ray technology with Microsoft’s Azure App Service. The combination of Z-Ray and Azure App Service delivers supreme productivity and insight to both PHP developers and developers of PHP-based applications such as WordPress, Drupal, Magento, and Joomla.
“We are excited that Microsoft selected our innovative Z-Ray technology as a key differentiator to their cloud offering,” said Andi Gutmans, CEO & Co-founder of Zend. “We are very impressed to see how Microsoft is able to increase PHP developers’ productivity and enhance their user experience with the tight integration of our technology and their platform.”
“We are focused on delivering the best developer experience in the cloud for PHP developers as well as anyone who builds apps using Java, .NET, node.js, Python, and other popular open source frameworks,” said Bill Staples, Corp. Vice President, App Service, Microsoft Azure. “Z-Ray is a key addition to our App Service offering and our work with Zend also demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the open source community.”
Z-Ray for Azure is a unique PHP productivity technology fully integrated with Azure App Service. It effortlessly provides developers with continuous in-depth insight into their PHP applications, delivering increased productivity, application performance, and code quality.
Read more about it here.