Our Picks

Cisco AppDynamics Is a Leader for the Ninth Time in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

Thanks to you, our amazing employees, customers and partners, we’ve done it again. For the ninth year, AppDynamics is named a Leader in the Gartner…

By Linda Tong | April 13, 2021 |3 min read| Share

Cisco AppDynamics Is a Leader for the Ninth Time in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

Thanks to you, our amazing employees, customers and partners, we’ve done it again. For the ninth year, AppDynamics is named a Leader in the Gartner…

Product

Why Is APM Important? Breaking Down the Benefits

Let’s face it: Our lives revolve around applications. We use them to engage and transact with our customers, to drive our productivity at work, in our downtime to stream videos, browse the internet, and stay connected with friends and family. And we expect them to perform flawlessly every time. Think about the last time you […]

News

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 […]

Engineering

How We Simplified Synthetic User Experience Monitoring Using Ephemeral Containers in Kubernetes

No application monitoring strategy is complete without synthetic monitoring. By simulating the journeys of an end user or API through a website or web application, synthetic monitoring plays a critical role in proactively alerting IT teams to performance problems, so that the business can ensure these sites and apps are available and responsive for the […]

Culture

Why IT Performance & Observability Will Be Critical to Business Growth in 2021

2020 was a year that will go down in history as one of the most challenging, tragic and complex of our lives. And yet, amid all of the loss and hardship of this year, we’ve also seen how resilient and strong human beings can be when we work together toward a common goal. This has […]

News, Product

Better Together: Align Application and Infrastructure Teams with AppDynamics and Cisco Intersight

Today’s consumers turn online for everything from ordering groceries to filling prescriptions to finding a home. The digital customer experience, for many businesses, is the business. Delivering an exceptional digital experience is now a must-have for staying competitive and achieving sustainable business growth. In fact, 50% of consumers would be willing to pay more for […]

The App Attention Index 2019

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report.Download now

Product

Scaling Kubernetes with Observability and Confidence

Kubernetes is evolving at breakneck speed, and that was more evident than ever for anyone who attended KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2020. The event was packed full of excellent content and innovation stories. I was especially impressed by the focus on simplifying the developer experience, including Project Tye from Microsoft and Knative for running serverless containers […]

News, Product

AppDynamics’ New Portfolio of Hybrid Cloud Solutions Optimize App Performance in Business Context

Technologists are adopting cloud services faster than ever before in response to COVID-19. In our 2020 Agents of Transformation Report, we found that 71% of 1,000 technologists surveyed have had to implement digital transformation projects within weeks, rather than the months or years it would have taken before the pandemic. And while new cloud technologies […]

News

Why Digital Businesses Demand AIOps Capabilities

Back in 2011, Forbes famously declared  that “every company is a software company,” and in 2020, the pace of digital transformation continues faster than ever, accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, according to the AppDynamics Agents of Transformation Report 2020: Covid-19 Special Edition: 95% of organizations surveyed during the pandemic have changed their technology […]

News

2nd Annual AppDynamics “Partners of the Year” Extend Geographical Presence, Promote Integrated Solutions, and Support Customer Innovation

It’s been another record year for the AppDynamics Channel, despite the global headwinds facing all businesses large and small. In fact, the momentum set into place over the past few years is marked by the continued stellar performance of AppDynamics Partners. This past fiscal year, over 80% of deals were touched by our Partners, a […]

News, Product

Starting Out Strong with Hybrid Cloud Monitoring

Hybrid cloud infrastructure brings many benefits to businesses that want the best of both public and private cloud environments. When you combine the security of a private cloud with the expansive power and versatility of a public cloud, you get complete control over your data while leveraging the ability to quickly and cost-effectively scale operational […]

The App Attention Index 2019

See what keeps users interested — and what turns them off — in this must-read report.Download now

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 […]

Product

What is OpenTelemetry and Why Should You Care?

Now more than ever, customers expect relevant and personalized digital experiences, no matter where they are, and on the device of their choosing. That’s why technology leaders around the world tell us that there’s no greater priority than digital transformation. The reasons are clear: Digital technologies represent radically new ways of delivering value to customers, […]

News, Product

AppDynamics Recognized as a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Application Performance Monitoring

AppDynamics customers have consistently left five-star reviews for Cisco AppDynamics in APM, SaaS and Application Analytics (Business IQ) over the years, reflecting our mission to support our clients through their digital transformation journey. The Peer Insights Customers’ Choice recognizes APM vendors by verified end-user professionals. Vendor rankings are based on the number of end-user reviews […]

Cloud, Product

Step-by-Step Guide: Enhancing Lambda Performance Monitoring with AppDynamics

Today, around 20% of enterprises are utilizing functions as a service (FaaS), the most well-known manifestation of serverless computing. And Gartner estimates that number will grow to 50% by 2025. With the elasticity and flexibility offered by FaaS, it’s no wonder that AWS Lambda has seen explosive growth since its launch in 2014. And if […]

News, Product

AppDynamics & ThousandEyes Join Forces to Deliver the Most Complete End-to-end Visibility Into the Modern Digital Experience

There was a time when most critical apps and services ran in the data center. This was a simpler time, when IT still had full control over the app stack, network, and infrastructure. But times have changed. Today, the IT industry is being driven by disaggregation and migration to hybrid and multicloud architectures. The modernization […]