Jyoti Bansal

Jyoti Bansal

Jyoti founded AppDynamics in early 2008 with the vision of defining the next-generation of application performance management (APM) solutions for distributed applications running in cloud, virtual, and physical environments. Before founding AppDynamics, Jyoti led the design and architecture for several products at Wily Technology. Jyoti received his BS in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He is the lead inventor on 14 US patent applications in the field of distributed applications management.



News

A new addition to the AppDynamics family

Earlier today we announced to the company and in a press release an exciting new stage in the growth of AppDynamics. We have brought on David Wadhwani as CEO while I take on a new role of Executive Chairman and Chief Strategist. With David as my partner focused on scaling the company, I will focus […]




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Home to the Best and the Brightest

AppDynamics’ success in the marketplace and our growth trajectory have been just phenomenal. But for me personally, one of the most rewarding aspects of founding and growing a tech start-up is the opportunity to work with some of the smartest and most skilled people on the planet. We wouldn’t be where we are today without […]




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Another year. Another 100% growth.

It’s been another outstanding year at AppDynamics! Our fiscal year ended January 31st, and I’m happy to report our amazing growth trajectory continues. Annual bookings doubled to more than $150 million. We closed more than 20 deals worth $1+ million each. Our client base grew to over 1,600 customers, and our staff grew by more […]




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Gartner’s 2014 APM Magic Quadrant names AppDynamics a Leader for the Third Time!

The AppDynamics team has done it again! For the third year in a row, Gartner has positioned AppDynamics as a Leader in its 2014 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring. And we are a leader that’s also positioned furthest along the Completeness of Vision axis. We believe these tremendous achievements point to our companywide effort […]




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AppDynamics Closes $120 million in Growth Funding — The Best is Yet to Come

We’ve come a long way since 2008, when I was writing code in my home at night and pitching venture capitalists during the day. Six years later, we have more than 450 employees in offices across the world: San Francisco, London, Australia, Singapore, Tokyo, and India. Today we are proud to announce we closed $120 […]




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AppDynamics Responds to CA’s Meritless Claims

We issued a press release today in response to a press release earlier today by CA who alleged that it has ownership over a small amount of AppDynamics source code written by AppDynamics’ founders. We strongly believe that these claims are untruthful and intentionally misleading. All AppDynamics code was written independently by its founders and […]




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AppDynamics Receives “Best CEO” at Tech and Innovation Awards from San Francisco Business Times

Last night, AppDynamics was acknowledged as a recipient of the San Francisco Business Times Tech and Innovation Awards. I also received the honor of being named “Best CEO”. During the last six years, I have poured myself into AppDynamics with one goal in mind: to build the world’s next great software company. I’ve learned a […]




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Some thoughts on the 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for APM

As you may know, this week Gartner published its 2013 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring (APM). Here at AppDynamics we’re thrilled to be positioned as a Leader for the second year running. Our position this year is further up and to the right than last year, a fact that we think reflects the phenomenal […]




Culture

AppDynamics wins Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for Best Places to Work in 2014

I’m happy to announce that AppDynamics has been selected to win Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award for Best Medium-Sized Companies to Work For in 2014! At AppDynamics we strive to foster a strong company culture that nurtures and inspires our employees, and this award – which is based on anonymous survey responses from real AppDynamics employees – shows […]




Culture

Take a look inside the new AppDynamics headquarters

AppDynamics recently moved to a beautiful new office space in San Francisco’s SOMA neighborhood. Our new headquarters aren’t far from our old ones – only a few floors up, in fact – but we couldn’t be more excited about our new space. With over 41,000 square feet and room for over 300 employees, this new office marks […]




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AppDynamics Offers to Monitor Healthcare.gov for Free

The Affordable Care Act and its many affiliated health exchanges have been online now for 11 days. To say this first week and a half has been challenging from an IT perspective is an understatement. Persistent “glitches” in these applications continue to prevent consumers from enrolling in health care programs in many states, especially those […]




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Why is my state’s ACA healthcare exchange site slow?

Today marked the launch of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), which included the rollout of online health insurance exchanges in every US state and Washington, DC. Ahead of the launch, several states reported difficulties getting these new websites to function properly, and many experts and pundits anticipated slow performance as the whole system went live today. So why are these sites proving […]




Engineering

AppDynamics Acquires Node.js Monitoring Solution Nodetime

I’m excited to announce that the AppDynamics family just got a little bit bigger – we’ve acquired Nodetime, a monitoring and analytics solution for the Node.js platform. This acquisition allows us to offer the best Node.js monitoring solution on the market to our customers, and allow them to use AppDynamics to monitor Node.js alongside Java, […]




Engineering

Growth Happens: What We’re Going to Do with $50 Million in Funding

Today AppDynamics announced that we’ve secured a $50 million Series D funding led by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP). It is a milestone event for our company and I thought I’d take a moment to answer two key questions: Why another funding round, and why right now? The first answer is that we need the money […]




Product

Cloudfail: Lessons Learned from AWS Outage

The Amazon AWS outage has cast questions as to whether AWS (and the cloud in general) is ready for hosting revenue-critical production applications. The outage lasted for more than a day for many popular sites like Reddit and Zuora, and it raised many doubts about cloud computing. But before we write off the cloud, let’s […]