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The Power of Real-Time: How the On-Demand Revolution Is Changing Performance Monitoring

How brands engage with customers and drive revenue depends on the digital experiences powered by applications. Today, thanks to companies like Uber…

By Thomas Wyatt | May 30, 2019 |3 min read| Share

The Power of Real-Time: How the On-Demand Revolution Is Changing Performance Monitoring

How brands engage with customers and drive revenue depends on the digital experiences powered by applications. Today, thanks to companies like Uber…

The Rise of AIOps: How Data, Machine Learning, and AI Will Transform Performance Monitoring

Over the last decade, application environments have exploded in complexity. Gone are the days of managing monoliths. Today’s IT professionals are tasked with ensuring the…

By Sonja Jacob December 17, 2018|10 min read| Share

The Pain of Not Doing DevOps

For planning new software projects and maintaining existing deployments, DevOps helps organizations creates stronger ties between all stakeholders throughout the development lifecycle. So it’s no…

By Sean Stanford May 18, 2018|3 min read| Share

Engineering

AIOps—Luxury or Necessity?

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) were first discussed by classical philosophers attempting to describe how the human brain works as a mechanical manipulation of symbols. Fast forward to the 1940s, and scientists began to explore AI and ML with mathematical reasoning and the introduction of the programmable digital computer. But even after the […]

Engineering

Why End User Experience Monitoring Is Critical for IT Success

End user experience monitoring is one of the key capabilities of an end-to-end application performance management solution. By tracking every transaction in the customer’s journey, IT professionals can optimize the user experience with end-to-end performance monitoring tools that quickly identify application issues and significantly reduce mean time to repair (MTTR). IT teams today must ensure […]

Engineering

A Day in the Connected Life of the Internet of Things

Applications have become the lifeblood of today’s businesses. Gone are the days when you had to pay bills by mail, or walk inside a bank branch to transfer money. And hailing a rideshare requires just a few taps or swipes on your mobile phone or smart watch. My Experience with IoT On a recent trip […]

News

New Cisco Study Shows Investments in Privacy Lead to Better Business Outcomes

This time last year, companies around the world were scrambling to meet the requirements of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, also known as GDPR. Designed to protect the personal data of EU residents, GDPR has had an impact far beyond just ensuring compliance with the management, storage, and sharing of personal data. And […]

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Let the Data Flow! How Japan-EU Privacy Pact Boosts Data Sharing, Trade

For the first time, the European Union (EU) has recognized a country within the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum—Japan—as an equal in terms of privacy, opening a channel of free-flowing data between the two jurisdictions. Reaffirming their commitment to shared values in the field of privacy—and to strengthen their cooperation in shaping global standards for […]

The App Attention Index 2017

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

Engineering

Is Serverless the New Mainframe?

A few years ago at the DevNexus developers conference in Atlanta, I was chatting with a few former colleagues over dinner. As an avid fan of the HBO show Silicon Valley, as well as a technologist impressed with the rise of serverless technologies, I jokingly said we should “build the Box“—i.e., a serverless appliance not […]

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AppDynamics is a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for the Seventh Time

We’ve had some great wins at AppDynamics, and today was no exception. For the seventh time, we were named a Leader in Gartner’s 2019 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites. It’s something I’m incredibly proud of, but this wouldn’t have happened without our amazing team, and of course, our customers. You’ve challenged us to […]

AIOps, Engineering

Successfully Deploying AIOps, Part 3: The AIOps Apprenticeship

Part one of our series on deploying AIOPs identified how an anomaly breaks into two broad areas: problem time and solution time. Part two described the first deployment phase, which focuses on reducing problem time. With trust in the AIOps systems growing, we’re now ready for part three: taking on solution time by automating actions. […]

AIOps, Engineering

Successfully Deploying AIOps, Part 2: Automating Problem Time

In part one of our Successfully Deploying AIOps series, we identified how an anomaly breaks into two broad areas: problem time and solution time. The first phase in deploying AIOps focuses on reducing problem time, with some benefit in solution time as well. This simply requires turning on machine learning within an AIOps-powered APM solution. […]

AIOps, Engineering

Successfully Deploying AIOps, Part 1: Deconstructing MTTR

Somewhere between waking up today and reading this blog post, AI/ML has done something for you. Maybe Netflix suggested a show, or DuckDuckGo recommended a website. Perhaps it was your photos application asking you to confirm the tag of a specific friend in your latest photo. In short, AI/ML is already embedded into our lives. […]