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

How We Synthetically Monitored the Republican Presidential Debate

Last week marked the first (of many) Republican presidential debates leading up to the 2016 election. All politics aside, we at AppDynamics were eager to see the investment these candidates made in their digital platforms, and how response time would be affected throughout the debate. As we saw with President Obama’s campaign ...Read More

Got Apache? Now Add it to your Unified Monitoring toolkit

In one of the webinars I presented towards the end of June What’s New in the AppDynamics Summer ’15 Release?, we polled more than 200 attendees about their application environment. I anticipated seeing a higher number of responses for Java and .NET environments, but, I was a bit surprised to see more ...Read More

DIRECTV tunes in to AppDynamics Application Intelligence

Read more about DIRECTV’s work with AppDynamics in the full case study here. The more I’m learning about application intelligence, the more I’m realizing the competitive advantage that our customers gain with AppDynamics. DIRECTV is one of the world’s leading providers of digital broadcast entertainment, providing a premium experience in television through ...Read More

5 Character Traits To Avoid When Recruiting DevOps Pros

I can guarantee that if you are involved in recruiting new IT employees for your organization this year, then DevOps skills will be on your priority list. The problem is that I can also guarantee that many resumes and LinkedIn profiles will be awash with the word DevOps. After all, according to ...Read More

CIO Insights: AppDynamics driving and capturing India’s growth

AppDynamics was founded by Jyoti Bansal (CEO) and Bhaskar Sunkara (CTO), two talented and driven Indian technologists, born and educated in India. These two passionate individuals believe it’s critical to remain connected to their roots, and the universities that have educated them. Jyoti is involved with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in ...Read More

Introducing the AppDynamics Customer Advisory Council

What is AppDynamics Customer Advisory Council?   Customer Advisory Council (CAC) is an in-depth, hands-on experience here at AppDynamics. We envision our customers as power users and want them to experiment with our latest products, features, and ideas before we raise the curtains. We strongly believe that a tight feedback loop between ...Read More

65% of enterprises need more than 3 hours to troubleshoot application problems

Recently conducted research by Enterprise Management Associates and AppDynamics showed that IT organizations are spending extensive amounts of time and resources on application support. This research based on a survey of 302 IT professionals, also suggested that the majority of companies are still trying to manage complex applications using siloed tools and ...Read More

Industry Insights: Regulating failure (Reg SCI)

When examining the complexity in today’s applications and environments, and why APM technologies are becoming more critical by the day, those responsible for an application’s lifecycle must understand what an application does. Aside from providing application visibility, APM tools help troubleshoot issues. The failure to see and troubleshoot is a constant struggle ...Read More

CGI uses AppDynamics unified monitoring to gain performance insight

This blog post is a summary of a case study that I conducted with CGI. You can see the full case study HERE. Quite often, the vast majority of the AppDynamics customers that I interview maintain only their own in-house software applications. Speaking to CGI about its performance demands gave me an interesting ...Read More