Press Release

AppDynamics Surges 270% in First Half of 2012

Application Performance Management (APM) Company Continues to Disrupt Marketplace with Rapid Customer Adoption

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 29, 2012 – AppDynamics, the leading application performance management (APM) solution, today announced that it grew 270% in the first half of 2012, continuing to disrupt the APM industry with a powerful yet easy-to-use product designed for high-volume production environments.

In the past two quarters, organizations with mission-critical applications selected AppDynamics to improve the way they monitor and troubleshoot their production applications, including Vodafone, Shaw Cablesystems, Lockheed Martin, Altisource Portfolio Solutions, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, IG Index, Roku, Lithium Technologies, Chartis Insurance, QANTAS Airlines, and Vibrant Media. 

Special milestones include:

Awards and recognitions
AppDynamics was positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Leaders” quadrant of “Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring” report published August 16, 2012. Industry Analyst, EMA, published their Radar Report for Application Performance Management and named AppDynamics as the "Best Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)" monitoring solution.

Largest SaaS APM Solution
AppDynamics’ Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery exceeds 51 billion transactions monitored per day among customers of its Pro product, representing the world’s largest deployment of SaaS APM for Java monitoring and .NET monitoring across the globe.

Record-setting APM deployments
AppDynamics supports the world’s largest implementation of Java APM with a single customer environment that exceeds 7,000 nodes, as well as the world’s largest implementation of .NET APM with a single customer environment that exceeds 5,000 nodes. No other APM provider has been proven to scale in production environments like AppDynamics.

Innovative new products
AppDynamics introduced End-User Monitoring capability in its Pro edition, as well as a .NET version of its free edition. AppDynamics has now surpassed 90,000 users of its free edition and has the largest community of Java and .NET APM users in the industry.

Strategic Partnerships and Resellers
AppDynamics announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft, allowing Windows Azure users to access AppDynamics Pro to monitor their cloud-based application deployments. The company also achieved 35% revenue from international sales and doubled its number of international Value-Added Resellers.

Talent Added to Management Team
The company added key executive talent to the team: Ed Rowe joined the company as Senior Vice President of Engineering, as well as new Sales executives including Dali Rajic as Area Vice President of Sales West, Paul Capombassis as Area Vice President of Sales East, and Sean Andrew as Sr. Director of Global Inside Sales. John McMahon, formerly the COO of Bladelogic and SVP of Sales for five publicly traded companies, joined AppDynamics as an independent advisor.

“AppDynamics’ rapid customer acquisition proves how hungry IT Operations and Development teams are for an APM solution that’s affordable, easy to use, and actually works in high-volume production environments,” said Jyoti Bansal, Founder & CEO of AppDynamics. “We’ve disrupted the APM space with a product that works in highly distributed and agile environments, and which provides both visibility and code-level troubleshooting capability. We’re looking forward to expanding our market footprint and reinforcing our position as the new leader in the application performance management industry.”

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