NodeSource Expands Node.js Production Tool Chest with NodeSource Certified Modules

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NodeSource Expands Node.js Production Tool Chest with NodeSource Certified Modules

With NodeSource N|Solid v2.0 seeing broad adoption and expanded distribution, NodeSource extends its offering with its commercial Node.js runtime platform, Node.js production support and now Node.js package dependencies.

San Francisco, CA – November 29, 2016 – San Francisco - NodeSource, the Enterprise Node Company™, today announced NodeSource Certified Modules™ to bring security and trust to untrusted, third-party JavaScript. With NodeSource Certified Modules, consumers of the npm ecosystem can now rely on NodeSource as a secure, trusted and verifiable source.

In addition, the company announced the release of N|Solid v2.0, the enterprise-grade Node.js® platform that enables a secure, reliable, and extensible platform for Node.js applications.

Introducing NodeSource Certified Modules

Node.js powers a massive amount of everyday software - applications on the web and desktop, the back-end of APIs, embedded in IoT and robotics, and more. At NodeSource, we provide production-grade tools to ensure everything stays up, online, and connected. Over the past year, we’ve seen events dealing with reliability and security of the ecosystem that have that have caused us all concern.

NodeSource Certified Modules addresses that concern with high-availability, private package registry with only the best packages, verified and certified through rigorous analysis with the NodeSource Certification Process™. NodeSource Certified Modules are available with a guaranteed 99.99% uptime. Unlike left-pad, NodeSource Certified Modules will never get unpublished. A simple, one-time npm configuration change ensures you are fetching from a stable, reliable, and secure source.

Sign-up today for the NodeSource Certified Modules private beta:

NodeSource N|Solid hits v2.0 with expanded usage and distribution

NodeSource N|Solid v2.0 is a major step forward in the platform of choice for running Node.js applications. NodeSource has delivered incredible improvements to Node.js DevOps productivity with improved security capabilities that extend existing policy controls giving team unprecedented control.

N|Solid v2.0 extends NodeSource’s leadership position as the platform of choice for Node.js due to its extensibility. DevOps teams can easily trigger actions based on smart thresholds to automate error reporting. Real-time metrics provide valuable insights into the runtime state of Node.js applications and are easily integrated with StatsD, Datadog and Application Performance Management (APM) systems.

Security: Node.js applications are built with a wide variety of tools, systems, and packages. With N|Solid v2.0, ensuring that applications built with Node.js are strictly hardened against the suite of possible vulnerabilities and exploits exposed by these dependencies is a simplified task. Businesses can rely on the built-in security features that N|Solid offers, including runtime package vulnerability monitoring, customizable application security policies, and 24-hour guaranteed response to security updates in the core Node.js project.

Reliability: Node.js applications have the possibility to outperform monolithic applications. With N|Solid v2.0, businesses can actively identify and address any performance bottlenecks or production problems that their Node.js applications hit, with features such as CPU profiling, heap snapshots, and async activity. N|Solid is backed by 24/7 product support from NodeSource, which has an industry- and community-leading team of Node.js developers from around the world to ensure that N|Solid is the most stable, robust, and dependable production platform for Node.js applications.

Extensibility: Node.js applications can be augmented with additional, external tooling for performance monitoring, diagnostic metrics, and much more. With N|Solid v2.0, the Node.js applications toolset available to businesses are instantly and effortlessly expanded with the N|Solid threshold monitoring and alerts, real-time application metrics, and integration tooling for APM and other monitoring tools.

Node.js Production Support

Everything from NodeSource is backed by our industry-leading support. NodeSource support starts in development and continues through production. The best Node.js companies work with NodeSource to ensure timely platform decisions and critical production issues are resolved with ease.

"At NASA, mission-critical code is the rule, not the exception. Our astronauts put their lives in the hands of our software on every mission. *N|Solid features like Runtime Introspection and the ability to orchestrate multiple instances from within the N|Solid Management Console have allowed us to develop, test, and deploy our code more efficiently than ever before — all without adding additional DevOps or engineering resources to our team. As we transition from a legacy environment to a modern Node-based architecture, N|Solid, along with the support of NodeSource, is proving invaluable by allowing us to scale rapidly while staying focused on our core mission."*

NodeSource N|Solid™ *on AWS* Marketplace

Today, at AWS re:Invent, NodeSource announced the release of NodeSource N|Solid™ on AWS Marketplace. NodeSource N|Solid on AWS expands the strength of Node.js as a platform for enterprise-grade applications for any kind of business, from startup to enterprise.

"With so many NodeSource customers already deploying N|Solid on AWS, it was clear that N|Solid needed to be in AWS Marketplace," *said Joe McCann, CEO, NodeSource, Inc. “With the launch of N|Solid on AWS Marketplace, we are able to provide a solution for businesses to get N|Solid up and running instantly.”*

Read the NodeSource Certified Modules press release here:


About NodeSource

NodeSource is a technology company dedicated to delivering enterprise-grade solutions in support of a sustainable ecosystem for the open source Node.js project. We aim to drive and expand the Node.js ecosystem by providing best-of-breed solutions that specifically target the needs of Node.js DevOps. Customers include Conde Nast, GoPro, NASA, WB Games, and other progressive Node.js adopters who are leading the charge in microservices via server-side JavaScript instead of maintaining monolithic legacy applications, built with platforms like Java. We are a Distributed by Design organization – our teammates are located in twenty cities across the globe, with NodeSource headquarters in San Francisco and offices in Austin, Texas, and Medellín, Columbia. NodeSource is a founding member of the Node.js Foundation, a HeavyBit member company, backed by RRE Ventures, Crosslink Capital and and our AngelList Open Source Syndicate. For more information, visit and follow @nodesource on Twitter.


Malia Powers

PR, NodeSource