Q&A with Ravi Mhatre of Lightspeed Venture Partners

Recently I had the opportunity to speak with investor and board member of AppDynamics, Ravi Mhatre of Lightspeed Venture Partners. Ravi is a lead investor focusing on enterprise, mobility, and cloud-based services and applications, leading investments in Bromium, MuleSoft, Nutanix, among several others. Similar to my conversations with Steve and Matt, Ravi ...Read More

Industry Insights: Forrester – Develop Infrastructure Metrics Using The Balanced Scorecard

Forrester recently published a great research note Develop Infrastructure Metrics Using The Balanced Scorecard by Richard Fichera, Sophia I. Vargas with Glenn O’Donnell, Vanessa Wegner. In this research, the Forrester team outlines how to measure I&O effectively. This often came up in my discussions with end users, but it was never laid ...Read More

Mobile User Experience, the Real 2015 Internet Trend

In her annual report for KPCB back in May, Mary Meeker cited a number of trends, statistics and metrics that show the increasing importance of online activity such as the growth in internet users to 39% of the population globally, the growth of mobile phone users to 73% penetration of the population globally ...Read More

How Analytics turns APM into an insightful goldmine

It should be no surprise to most of you that software is no longer a tool. In today’s application-centric world, software is the business.  It is the key difference maker between a good and great company. Modern day banks, retailers, automobile manufacturers, media companies all are scrambling to transform into a software-defined ...Read More

5 Things Your CIO Needs to Know about Docker

It’s no secret that Docker has revolutionized the application virtualization space. Today, it’s one of the fastest adopted technologies across enterprises of all sizes—and now, It’s more than just a developer’s preferred open source framework. It also drives the ideal business case to C-level decision makers by creating the ideal transitional opportunity for ...Read More

What’s involved in adding Mobile Real-User Monitoring to a mobile application?

At some point, your enterprise is going to realize that it has to get serious about improving the performance/quality of your mobile applications. There’s a lot of confusion/misunderstanding about what’s involved in monitoring performance of mobile applications. In this blog I’m going to describe the overall process of what it takes to ...Read More

Q&A: How The Container Stores uses AppDynamics for Continuous Testing

Last week, I had the pleasure to host and co-present with August Azzarello from The Container Store in a webinar titled “How The Container Store uses AppDynamics for Continuous Testing”. In this webinar, August explained how they have taken application performance management (APM) one step further by embracing APM in their development ...Read More

The Brand Value of Mobile App Performance

One of the most prominent current trends among enterprise companies is the nearly insatiable demand for enterprise mobile applications. By some reports, 85% of companies have a mobile backlog of between one and 20 applications, with a majority (50%) having a backlog of between 10 and 20 apps. The reasons for this ...Read More

The Franken-Monitor adds Database Monitoring [COMIC]

In June with our Summer ‘15 Release, we introduced the IT world to true Unified Monitoring — a single pane of glass to monitor your whole environment. Finally obtain complete visibility into your entire IT Infrastructure with an industry-first application-centric integrated monitoring platform. Coinciding with the release, we re-introduced the concept of ...Read More

Q&A with Matt Murphy of Menlo Ventures

Following up on my discussion with Steve Harrick, I had the opportunity to speak with Matt Murphy of Menlo Ventures. Matt is a longtime industry veteran focusing on mobile and cloud enterprise investments including Instart Logic, Puppet Labs, Shazam, and several others. He’s also an investor and board observer of AppDynamics. Along ...Read More