The AppDynamics and Cisco Vision for AIOps

Introducing the Central Nervous System - an AI-powered APM solution designed for the modern enterprise.

What is the Central Nervous System?

Together with Cisco, AppDynamics provides our vision for AIOps: the Central Nervous System for IT. The Central Nervous System is a platform that delivers deep, cross-domain visibility and insights with the ability to automate actions, reduce the amount of time-consuming IT tasks, and enable teams to drive innovation.

The future of performance monitoring is here.

With the Central Nervous System for IT, AppDynamics and Cisco empower businesses with AI-powered insights and automation that help them take the right action, at exactly the right time.



Understanding the health of your digital business and IT ecosystem requires total visibility into complex IT environments that cross multiple domains including infrastructure, network, applications and security.


The right insights from your IT environment can fuel intelligent decision-making to drive rapid resolution and predict future performance.


Take action on the insights you derive and leverage intelligence to help remediate problems, prevent issues and optimize your operating environment.

Embark on the AIOps journey with AppDynamics and Cisco

A robust application performance monitoring solution with AI capabilities designed for the modern enterprise today.

Automated anomaly detection

Using machine learning and artificial intelligence, Cognition Engine automates anomaly detection and root cause analysis. Dramatically reduce mean time to resolution (MTTR) and detect issues to avoid incidents for peak application and business performance.

Serverless APM to drive deep visibility

Automatically map the relationship between serverless application components and business performance so you get deep visibility into how these dynamic functions impact other applications, end users and business KPIs.

Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Integration

For business-critical applications running in multi-cloud environments, Cisco and AppDynamics created our award-winning integration, to get a complete view from the application code to the underlying network, ensuring flawless application performance and user experience.

World-Class Integrations

The Central Nervous System leverages a diverse ecosystem of best-in-class partnerships and supported technologies - including third-party services and integrations - that drive efficiency and visibility to enhance your core technology investments and adoption of AIOps.

Transform 2020: The future of business performance

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