AppDynamics Names Recipients of Inaugural Transformation Awards

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Customers Recognized for Innovative Use of AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform

LAS VEGAS – APPSPHERE 2014 – November 5, 2014 –AppDynamics, the application intelligence leader for software-defined businesses, today announced the winners of the first-ever Transformation Awards. Companies were acknowledged for their exceptional use of the AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform to optimize application performance, extract business intelligence to drive more strategic business decisions, and deliver exemplary customer satisfaction. The awards were presented at AppSphere 2014, AppDynamics inaugural partner event, on Nov. 4 in Las Vegas.

“Since founding AppDynamics, we have operated with a ‘customer-first’ business model,” said Jyoti Bansal, founder and CEO of AppDynamics. “We know that our amazing set of customers are the very foundation of this business. As such, we are immensely proud to play a role in the success of the customers being acknowledged today. We look forward to being a part of these amazing companies’ continued success in the marketplace.”

These winners were announced:

“Business Impact Award”

Most impressive ROI/TCO

Cisco:As the worldwide leader in designing, manufacturing and selling Internet Protocol-based networking and associated services, Cisco provides a broad line of products for transforming data, voice and video within buildings and across campuses.

“Cloud Master Award”

Highest impact of cloud migration

Pearson:Pearson is uniquely placed to help meet the global demand for better education and skills. They applied their innovative technology to promote collaboration throughout the education ecosystem and transformed their business into a digital marketplace to educate the world.

“DevOps King Award”

Most noteworthy use of AppDynamics to make an impact on the DevOps culture

Kroger:The country’s largest supermarket chain, and the fifth largest retailer in the world, Kroger has 2,400 stores globally.

“Rapid Deployment Award”

Quickest large-scale deployment

Bwin Party:As the world’s largest publicly traded online gambling company, the successes of this company are linked directly to live sports action of world-wide games.

“Data Analytics Award”

Most creative use of performance data to drive business results

ExactTarget:This company, a subsidiary of Salesforce, is a global leader in email marketing and cross-channel interactive marketing services.

MVP Award”

Standout thought leader of 2014

Citrix:The company's applications are used by millions of users worldwide to collaborate, present, train and communicate ideas.

“Engagement Award”

Most users served

Comcast:As the largest broadcasting and cable company in the world, the largest home Internet provider in the United States and the nation’s third largest home telephone service provider, Comcast epitomizes the engagement aspect of business.

“Scaling for Success”

Most complex large-scale deployment

Union Pacific Railroad: As a leader in technology-driven innovation, Union Pacific is in the forefront of using next generation sensors, analytics, and systems for safe and efficient operation of the railroad.

“The Zen Award”

Best service in during seasonal peak traffic

DIRECTV:DIRECTV is one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment services and offers its customers access to exclusive sports programming.

“Mobile First Award”

Highest mobile end user impact and highest

 end-to-end correlation

Concur:As the world’s leading provider of spend management solutions and services, the company offers corporate travel booking, expense management, and invoice management services.


For more about the AppDynamics Transformation Awards, please visit the AppDynamics Bloghere.

AppSphere is designed for business executives, IT operations teams, and developers to learn and explore how today’s transformational technologies and approaches including big data, devops, agile, SOA, cloud and mobility are fast changing the world of IT and business. The conference takes place November 3-5 at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.

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