Engineering, News

What is full-stack observability, and how can it help? IDC has some insights

As enterprise IT organizations migrate to multi-cloud and cloud native architectures, the need for end-to-end visibility across the technology stack has become critically important. Cloud-based applications, containers, multiple cloud environments and software-defined infrastructure have dramatically heightened the managerial complexity of the fast-moving, global environments required to deliver the best digital experience for retail and business […]




Culture

One-on-one with Agents of Transformation: Carhartt’s Tim Masey talks full-stack observability

Workwear manufacturer Carhartt has experienced explosive growth over the past decade due to an unprecedented surge in consumer demand for its durable yet stylish apparel. To support this growth without compromising the levels of product and service quality the 132-year-old brand is renowned for, the company is undertaking a substantial digital transformation initiative. The aim […]




Engineering

A glimpse into our crystal ball: What does the future hold for observability?

In today’s complex and sprawling IT environments, monitoring without true observability ends up being like a game of whack-a-mole. The second you knock down one issue, the next one seems to pop up. Enterprise business and IT teams must be able to spot issues quickly and easily. But it’s not just a matter of resolving […]




Cloud, News, Product

AppDynamics supports AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) general availability for traces 1.0

AppDynamics now supports AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry (ADOT) general availability for traces 1.0, enabling our customers to standardize their monitoring and observability telemetry. ADOT is a secure, production-ready, Amazon Web Services (AWS)-supported distribution of the OpenTelemetry project. OpenTelemetry is a vendor-neutral, standard way to collect telemetry data for applications and their supporting infrastructure and services. […]




News

Sound Bytes: IT leaders on the importance of full-stack observability

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to increase demand for premium digital experiences, companies are evolving and introducing modern technologies into their IT architecture on a large scale to keep pace with the competition. The resulting level of complexity and data noise leaves them scrambling to manage a landscape fraught with new challenges and a myriad […]




Cloud, Engineering

Step up your multi-cloud management game with Kubernetes

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation by as much as four to seven years for companies in all sectors and regions, according to a recent McKinsey Global Survey. To keep pace with this rapid development life cycle, 90% of enterprises expect their cloud usage going forward to exceed prior plans. In an era when being […]




News

The App Attention Index 2021: Who takes the rap for the app?

The pandemic has changed our lives immeasurably. While every country has endured a very different journey through the pandemic, and communities have all faced their own unique challenges over the past 18 months, one thing is true for people all over the world; almost all of our normal routines and behaviors were suddenly put on […]




Product, Security

Giving Security a Seat at the Table with Full-Stack Observability

Digital transformation is happening all around us. Businesses across the globe are implementing cutting edge digital services to attract new customers and maintain their current base. With the rise of ecommerce, remote capabilities, and SaaS, today’s digital landscape makes every business a technology company. Organizations today house huge volumes of data within an application. As […]




Cloud, Engineering

IaaS, PaaS, SaaS — Sorting Through the Alphabet Soup of “as a Service”

The cloud. It’s the hot topic on the tongues of technologists and practitioners struggling to keep pace with the ever-increasing demands of the digitally native user during a period of record-breaking transformation and innovation. In our Agents of Transformation 2021: The rise of full-stack observability report, we found that they implemented projects an average of […]




Product

Build an Application-Aware Infrastructure with Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer

There’s no question that maintaining strong application performance within complex multi-cloud environments is the key to delivering a standout digital experience for your customers and employees. But not all companies are aware just how critical an optimal infrastructure is to application performance. AppDynamics + Cisco Intersight Workload Optimizer supports intelligent, highly collaborative problem-solving between AppOps […]




News, Security

Want to Strengthen Cybersecurity? MIT Says to Start With AIOps

Every week it seems like there’s another large-scale security breach making headlines, reminding us how vulnerable we’ve become in the digital age.  The internet — the great democratizer of information — is increasingly forcing organizations to confront its sometimes dark and unintended consequences.  A 2020 PwC survey found that CEOs in North America regard cyber […]




Product

Engineering a High-Performance Digital Enterprise

Back in the 1960s, French automaker Citroën pioneered the first “adaptive” headlights for automobiles. The quad-headlight system featured an inner pair of lights that swiveled with the front wheels, making it the first car to “see” around corners. Decades later, all leading automakers around the world have created their own advanced nighttime vision and hazard […]




Engineering

Don’t Fear DevOps: How to Overcome Anxiety and Build a Winning Strategy

As AppDynamics’ Technical Evangelist for Analytics and Business Intelligence, Marco Coulter is passionate about the interaction between humans and technology. A former startup CTO, Marco progressed from operator to leadership roles at CSC, CA Technologies and 451 Research. He earned the nickname “the tech whisperer” for his ability to translate business drivers for a technical audience and […]




Product

Complex Hybrid Cloud Environments: Tools You Need to Gain Visibility Into Services, Infrastructure and Applications

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud computing powerhouse with nearly half of the public cloud infrastructure market, according to Gartner. For organizations with hybrid cloud installations, essentially a mix of private and public cloud services working in conjunction, an effective monitoring solution must excel at managing this complex environment. If your organization leverages legacy, […]




News, Product

.NET Core 3.0 and the Rise of Azure in the Multicloud World

Microsoft Azure debuted in 2010 as the company’s answer to Amazon Web Services (AWS), the public cloud platform that launched four years earlier to provide online services for websites and client-side applications. By using these services in their applications, developers could gain a more efficient development process and build complex apps without having to reinvent […]