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Cisco (AppDynamics) is Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Today, Cisco (AppDynamics) was named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites for the sixth year in a row. We…

By Thomas Wyatt | March 21, 2018 | Share

Cisco (AppDynamics) is Named a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Today, Cisco (AppDynamics) was named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites for the sixth year in a row. We…

Getting Started with Containers and Microservices

Get Ahead of Microservices and Container Proliferation with Robust App Monitoring Containers and microservices are growing in popularity, and why not? They enable agility, speed,…

By Matt Chotin March 15, 2018 | Share

Attaining Nirvana: The Four Levels of Cloud Maturity

Cloud adoption is atop every CIO’s priority list, and for good reason. Technology stacks are advancing at lightning speeds. Application architectures of the past decade…

By Maneesh Joshi March 2, 2018 | Share

News

Enterprise Software: Don’t Forget The Legacy

When reading industry news, you can’t escape the push towards the public cloud, platform as a service (PaaS), new languages, containers, orchestration, and continuous release. The modern enterprise must continue to transform to meet the demands of digital business and intense competition. At the same time, those initiatives are what we call bets, and they’re […]

Engineering

Introducing Pivotal Cloud Foundry

You may be wondering why we’ve chosen to write an introductory blog on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). The platform, after all, has been around for a good while. The answer is simple: many of our largest customers have chosen to use Cloud Foundry, particularly PCF, as their strategic platform for multi-cloud deployment. With so many […]

Engineering, Product

The AppD Approach: Leveraging Docker Store Images with Built-In AppDynamics

In my previous blog we explored some of the best and worst practices of Docker, taking a hands-on approach to refactoring an application, always with containers and monitoring in mind. In that project, we chose to use physical agents from the Appdynamics download site as our monitoring method. But this time we are going to […]

Take a Guided Tour of AppDynamics Application Performance Management

Accelerate your understanding of our product by taking the Guided Tour that walks you through key AppDynamics APM features and benefits. Take a tour

Engineering, Product

The Challenges of App Monitoring with .NET Core

The evolution of software development from monolithic on-premises applications to containerized microservices running in the cloud took a major step forward last summer with the release of .NET Core 2. As I wrote in the “Understanding the Momentum Behind .NET Core,” the number of developers using .NET Core recently passed the half million mark. Yet […]

Engineering, Product

Attaining Nirvana: The Four Levels of Cloud Maturity

Cloud adoption is atop every CIO’s priority list, and for good reason. Technology stacks are advancing at lightning speeds. Application architectures of the past decade are aging fast and being replaced with modern, public and private cloud-based ones. But while cloud adoption is inevitable, the vast majority of organizations are still searching for an effective […]

Culture

My First AppDynamics Sales Kick-Off

I joined AppDynamics less than two weeks ago – and that’s all the time it took for me to truly live and breathe the AppDynamics culture and mission. Within my first week, I had the opportunity to attend the AppDynamics Sales Kick-Off (SKO) in heavenly Miami. During my flight back to California, I sat in […]

Take a Guided Tour of AppDynamics Application Performance Management

Accelerate your understanding of our product by taking the Guided Tour that walks you through key AppDynamics APM features and benefits. Take a tour

News, Engineering

IoT and the Age of the User

It’s come to be the number to guide us through the IoT revolution, and all the tech innovations driven by it: a projected 50 billion connected devices by 2020. Forbes wrote of retailers betting big on the Internet of Things, changes have been made to accommodate the impending wave of data and new protocols, and […]

Engineering, Product

Understanding the Momentum Behind .NET Core

Three years ago Satya Nadella took over as CEO of Microsoft, determined to spearhead a renewal of the iconic software maker. He laid out his vision in a famous July 10, 2014 memo to employees in which he declared that “nothing was off the table” and proclaimed his intention to “obsess over reinventing productivity and […]

Engineering, Product

The AppD Approach: Composing Docker Containers for Monitoring

Since its introduction four years ago, Docker has vastly changed how modern applications and services are built. But while the benefits of microservices are well documented, the bad habits aren’t. Case in point: As people began porting more of their monolithic applications to containers, Dockerfiles ended up becoming bloated, defeating the original purpose of containers. […]

Take a Guided Tour of AppDynamics Application Performance Management

Accelerate your understanding of our product by taking the Guided Tour that walks you through key AppDynamics APM features and benefits. Take a tour

Product

Is Your App Performance Helping or Hindering the Bottom Line?

You’d be hard-pressed to find an IT leader who can say that they haven’t lost at least a night or two of sleep worrying about application performance. But in the modern enterprise, application performance issues are more than just an IT headache; they can easily devastate a company’s reputation—and bottom line—if allowed to spiral out […]