SOURCE: AppDynamics


December 18, 2013 05:00 ET

AppDynamics Opens for Business in Windows Azure Store

AppDynamics Enables Windows Azure Customers to Detect, Isolate and Resolve Application Performance Issues in Minutes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Dec 18, 2013) - AppDynamics, Inc., the next-generation application performance management (APM) solution that simplifies the management of complex applications and infrastructures, today announced that AppDynamics Pro is available as an add-on in the Windows Azure store, making it easier than ever to try and buy the leading monitoring solution for Windows Azure applications.

AppDynamics delivers complete visibility into how end user transactions execute across and inside every Windows Azure service, enabling customers like Toshiba America Business Solutions and Macmillan Publishers to find the root cause of slowdowns and outages in production. A free trial of AppDynamics for Windows Azure is available at

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"We are happy to announce that AppDynamics Pro is now available for download in the Windows Azure Store," said Karandeep Anand, Partner Group Manager at Microsoft. "AppDynamics is a monitoring tool for distributed applications, and its ease of use and integration with Windows Azure make it an attractive option for large enterprises that are building new applications or migrating old ones to Windows Azure."

"AppDynamics simple installation process and intuitive user interface made it a great fit for monitoring our Windows Azure application," said Louis Ormond, product and services planning director at Toshiba America Business Solutions. "With AppDynamics we were up and running in a matter of minutes."

AppDynamics Pro provides significant benefits to Windows Azure customers, including an improved experience for application end users, faster development lifecycles, and easy application migration to the cloud. In addition to these benefits, AppDynamics Pro provides:

  • Automated discovery and topology mapping for all Windows Azure application dependencies and third-party services
  • End-to-end transaction profiling of user requests
  • Deep code-level diagnostics that help users understand and identify the root cause of slowdowns and outages in Windows Azure applications
  • Agile release analysis so users can understand the business impact of production releases
  • Seamless integration with any Windows Azure application through Visual Studio using NuGet

"AppDynamics is one of only a handful of application monitoring solutions that works on Windows Azure, and the only one that provides the level of visibility required in our distributed and complex application environments," said James Graham, project manager at MacMillan Publishers. "The AppDynamics monitoring solution provides insight into how our .NET applications perform at a code level, which is invaluable in the creation of a dynamic, fulfilling user experience for our students."

"There is currently an extraordinary acceleration in enterprises adopting the cloud, especially Windows Azure, for cloud-native development of new applications and migration of on-premise, legacy applications," said Matthew Polly, senior director of global alliances at AppDynamics."This collaboration between AppDynamics and Microsoft allows enterprises to benefit from a streamlined process for purchasing, billing, provisioning and deploying AppDynamics on Windows Azure."

About AppDynamics
AppDynamics is the next-generation application performance management solution that simplifies the management of complex, business-critical apps. No one can stand slow applications -- not IT operations and development teams, not the Chief Information Officer, and definitely not end users. With AppDynamics, no one has to tolerate slow performing apps ever again. AppDynamics customers include TiVo, AMICA Insurance, Expedia and StubHub. For more information, visit

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