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The easiest and fastest way to set up Spotify's Backstage developer portal and service catalog in your org.

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What our customers say

Incredible

The Roadie team have been incredible to work with. They're obviously Backstage experts, and their platform provides us with a ton of flexibility and integrations.

We've been able to start using Backstage must faster and we don't have to worry about the maintenance.

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Ron Barabash
Team lead
Yotpo

Tremendous

Backstage has been pivotal for our growth. And Roadie has been pivotal in supporting us at the operations, feature enhancements / roadmap, and onboarding level.

The Roadie team provides frequent updates on their offering and even more frequent answers to our questions - their support is tremendous and has eased and sped up our adoption of Backstage.

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Mark Loyzer
Senior Software Engineer
Hopper

Responsive

Having a place to gather documentation of our systems and APIs, while keeping those definitions close to the source, has been a real win.

The Roadie team has been incredibly proactive in communicating updates and responsive to all our questions.

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Jon Stern
Director of engineering
NCSA

Backstage with benefits...

Simple set up. Maintenance free.

Quick and easy setup

Add plugins in a couple of clicks. Drag widgets to the place you want them.

Custom plugin support

Building your own internal plugins? Publish them to our private repository and they appear where you need them.

Secure connections

Securely connect to SaaS services and your own infrastructure using our tunneling broker service.

Maintenance free

Roadie handles upgrades and security so you can stay focused.

Automated upgrades

Open-source means Backstage moves quickly. Upgrades can take days, and cause downtime when they go wrong. Why spend the time?

Security patches delivered

We regularly patch vulnerabilities in the open-source code, ensuring you're using a hardened version of Backstage.
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Powerful plugins

Open-source Backstage plugins are supported by default. Push your own if you need something bespoke.

Turn tribal knowledge into shared context

A single pane of glass for your software development life cycle.

Cut onboarding time

Get engineers up to speed in days, not months.

Tackle growing pains

Engineers are constantly joining or switching teams. Make them effective, and help them stay that way.

Make tools discoverable

Centralize around the service catalog. Make API specs, docs and tooling easy to access in one place

Proven results

Spotify saw "time to 10ᵗʰ commit" drop by 55% in the two years after deploying Backstage internally. All while onboarding hundreds of engineers each year.

Standardize service creation

Create services from templates which already have your best practices built in.

Increase production consistency

Homogeneous environments are easier to operate and scale. Cut down on snowflake services.

Golden path to production

Encode your best practices to make production consistency the path of least resistance.

Codify service ownership

Track teams and software and assign one to the other.

Improve maintainability

Unowned services are a maintenance, security and operations nightmare.

Unlock InnerSourcing

Empower teams to contribute to the code around them. It starts with a conversation with the service owner.

Tech docs that get read

Docs-like-code helps Spotify document thousands of internal components.

Write docs as code

Markdown docs live alongside the code where they can be peer reviewed in pull requests.

Organized and searchable

Docs are organized in the service catalog and searchable for discoverability.

Demonstrated at scale

Spotify experienced an explosion of docs writing after adopting this methodology internally.

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Track engineering maturity and migrations

Define engineering standards and initiatives that get checked automatically across your ecosystem.

Find out which teams are experiencing challenges

Standards adherence can be grouped by teams, offering insight into who may need more support to adopt new practices.

Understand your migration’s progress

Initiatives are designed to keep track of wide-org migrations, offering insights about the change across software components.

Start using Backstage today