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 […]

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 […]

Gartner Report Reveals Why Your APM Strategy Needs AIOps

Is application performance monitoring (APM) without artificial intelligence a waste of resources? It turns out, the answer may be yes. Gartner’s newly released report, Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations Delivers Improved Business Outcomes, reveals that using artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) in tandem with APM might be the key to optimizing business performance. So […]

AIOps: A Self-Healing Mentality

The first time I began watching Minority Report back in 2002, the film’s premise made me optimistic: Crime could be prevented with the help of Precogs, a trio of mutant psychics capable of “previsualizing” crimes and enabling police to stop murderers before they act. What a great utopia! I quickly realized, however, that this “utopia” […]

Gartner Report: The ‘3B’s’ of Engagement: Business Architecture, Business Process, and Business Outcomes

Today, many IT leaders are missing opportunities to help their business grow, add value, and transform operations because they aren’t aligned with business leadership. In Gartner’s recent report, The ‘3B’s’ of Engagement: Business Architecture, Business Process, and Business Outcomes, Gartner shares how CIOs can leverage existing competencies to successfully engage with business leaders, enabling strategic […]

Gartner Report: Business Outcomes are the Milestones on an Application Strategy Roadmap

As the enterprise world continues to move from multiple store locations to multiple clouds, the call for IT leadership and application owners to work more closely with business owners has become critical. After all, at a digital-first enterprise, those responsible for building and maintaining the digital part of the company need to be involved in […]

Why Gartner Identified Application Owners as a Key Use Case for Application Performance Monitoring Suites

Even from a business perspective, application performance management (APM) has become a critical tool in turning business, user, and performance data into relevant insights. Application owners, line-of-business (LOB) managers, and service delivery stakeholders are all investing in APM tools to gain business metrics. In the past, application owners were provided infrastructure metrics and health data […]

Why Gartner Identified Application Development as a Key Use Case for Application Performance Monitoring Suites

With the the rise in SaaS-based products and mobile applications, application development teams are becoming a critical stakeholder in application performance. Real-time visibility is critical into seeing how applications work in test, pre-production and production environments to ensure that your code delivers the performance and functionality that your end users expect. Without the right monitoring […]

Why Gartner identified IT Ops as a key use case for application performance monitoring suites

As application and infrastructure complexity continues to increase, caused by increased abstraction and dynamism creates challenges when monitoring your environment. End-to-end transaction tracing becomes not just ideal, but essential. Without this visibility, application performance issues become like trying to find a needle in a very expansive haystack. This is just one of the reasons Gartner […]

Why Gartner Identified DevOps as a Key Persona for Application Performance Monitoring Suites

Research firm, Gartner, conducts two important research projects yearly in the application performance monitoring space. The first is the well known Magic Quadrant. The Magic Quadrant compares the vision and execution of vendors in a specific market. In 2014, Gartner also began requiring a second research report with each Magic Quadrant called a Critical Capabilities […]

Why Gartner Identified Application Support as a Key User for Application Performance Management

Esteemed analyst firm, Gartner, conducts an annual research report to compliment their popular Magic Quadrants. While the Magic Quadrants focus on plotting vendors, not products, in any given industry along x- and y-axis based on their vision and execution. The idea of the Magic Quadrant is to understand the vendor and the strategy of the […]

Gartner Ranks AppDynamics #1 in all 5 Use Cases in New Research

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant is a branded research methodology which ranks technology providers ability to address a specific technology market as defined by the analysts. This means the company’s ability to execute and vision for the market is the focus of the research. This research is extremely well regarded, but extremely time consuming to craft. Within […]

Industry Insights: Gartner Survey Analysis Critical Dimensions in APM

Gartner analyst Cameron Haight did a survey Survey Analysis: End-User Experience Monitoring Is the Critical Dimension for Enterprise APM Consumers (Gartner clients only) over the summer across users about their APM implementations. There are several key areas where the data is quite telling. Users main concerns Users of APM tools based on this Gartner survey, […]