SOURCE: AppDynamics


September 10, 2014 17:09 ET

UPDATE: Gigaom Research Ranks AppDynamics Number One in Comprehensive Evaluation of Leading Application Performance Management Vendors

AppDynamics Scores Higher Than AppNeta, New Relic, Compuware, Dell and Riverbed in "Sector Roadmap: Application-Management Solutions for Distributed and Cloud"

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2014) - AppDynamics, the application intelligence leader for the software-defined business, today announced that Gigaom Research has given the company the highest ranking among application performance monitoring (APM) vendors in its report, "Sector Roadmap: application-management solutions for distributed and cloud environments." Each vendor tested for this report was ranked on cloud-readiness, breadth of language support, application topology mapping, transaction tracing, mobile and end-user experience monitoring, ease of deployment and operations.

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"According to our research and testing, the AppDynamics Application Intelligence Platform excels in all six APM disruption vectors which is why it was given a score of 4.9 and ranked at the top of our list," said Bernd Harzog, analyst for Gigaom Research and The Virtualization Practice for Performance and Capacity Management and IT as a Service. "Taking a wholly different approach to performance management than legacy solutions has worked to the company's benefit. It's exciting to see a solution that truly delivers on its capabilities promises."

The highest possible score for each vendor tested in this report was a 5.0; AppDynamics received a score of 4.9. Other vendors tested included AppNeta (4.5), New Relic (4.4), Compuware Corporation (3.0), Dell Inc. (3.5), and Riverbed Technology Inc. (3.2). The report chronicles the history of APM from 1998 through present day and highlights anticipated challenges for the space in years to come.

"It is a great honor to be continually recognized as a leader in our industry," said Jyoti Bansal, founder and CEO of AppDynamics. "Our company's motto is disrupt or be disrupted. Industry research and customer testimonials continue to validate our technology, approach and outlook. We look forward to continuing to deliver stellar insights and value to our customers as our platform leads the way in the marketplace."

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