AppDynamics is a company that develops application performance management solutions. Its platform provides real-time monitoring, business insights, automated anomaly detection, and end-to-end visibility into an application stack. The company also offers a suite of applications for business performance monitoring, end-user monitoring, and infrastructure visibility.

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Parent CompanyCisco
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
AppDynamics was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at AppDynamics

Nicholas Thompson

Nicholas Thompson

Chief of Staff, Deal Strategy & Operations
David Noël

David Noël

Regional Vice President South EMEA
Vipul Shah

Vipul Shah

Chief Product Officer
Ryan Shopp

Ryan Shopp

Vice President Marketing
Brian Hull

Brian Hull

VP, Sales Strategy Operations
Russ Harris

Russ Harris

Vice President Operations
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AppDynamics Office Locations

AppDynamics has offices in San Francisco, New York, Melbourne, North Sydney and in 8 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
303 2nd St Tower, 8th Floor, San Francisco
New York, NY, US
6th & 9th Floors, 1 Pennsylvania Plaza
Melbourne, AU
14/101 Collins St
North Sydney, AU
24/177 Pacific Hwy
Prague, CZ
Karlovo nám. 2097/10
Issy-les-Moulineaux, FR
11 Rue Camille Desmoulins
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AppDynamics Financials and Metrics

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$364.9 m


In total, AppDynamics had raised $364.9 m. AppDynamics is a subsidiary of Cisco

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AppDynamics's revenue was reported to be $150.59 m in FY, 2016 which is a 84% increase from the previous period.
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AppDynamics Operating Metrics

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$62.05 m$140.18 m$258.54 m$236.96 m


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AppDynamics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
NodetimeSeptember 19, 2013
AppDynamics International
AppDynamics International Holdings
AppDynamics UK

AppDynamics Revenue Breakdown

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AppDynamics revenue breakdown by business segment: 57.9% from Subscription, 34.2% from License and 7.9% from Professional services and other

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AppDynamics Cybersecurity Score

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AppDynamics News and Updates


Jyoti Bansal Waited 7 Years For A Green Card To Start His $1.9 Billion Company

Jyoti Bansal graduated from India’s top engineering school and, like many immigrant entrepreneurs, believed America was the best place for him to build his career. “I wanted to come to Silicon Valley,” Jyoti told me in an interview. “I was fascinated with the concept of startups and creation, and wa…

Cisco buys Dashbase to brings logs and events analytics to AppDynamics

Cisco Systems Inc. announced today it will acquire events and logs analytics startup Dashbase Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Dashbase, whose software is used by enterprises to pull in log data from various real-time communications environments, will help bolster Cisco’s AppDynamics platform. AppDynam…

AppDynamics strengthens visibility into the modern IT environment to boost business insights

The growing adoption of hybrid cloud has made modern IT environments increasingly complex, causing many enterprises to look for tools to help them to monitor and manage their diverse portfolio. Visibility over the general performance of the applications is one of the capabilities sought by organiza…

Today in Hires: Xero, Wealthsimple, Alida, Tucows & Ting Internet, AppDynamics

Five organizations have brought on new team members, including AppDynamics, Alida, Wealthsimple, Tucows and Ting Internet, and Xero. Here is a breakdown of who...

Website Monitoring Tools Market Future Outlook – AppDynamics, New Relic, SmartBear, Dynatrace, LogicMonitor, SolarWinds, Pingdom, Riverbed, Ghostery Presents “Global and United States Website Monitoring Tools Market Size, Status and Forecast 2020-2026” New Document to its Studies Database Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

This founder launched AppDynamics in the 2008 recession and later sold it for $3.7 billion – now he raised $20 million for a new startup with a plan to win in this tough economy

Jyoti Bansal founded AppDynamics during the 2008 recession — and sold it a decade later for $3.7 billion. He says the recession was good for AppDynamics, and give the startup focus during a tough economic period.  Now Bansal is launching a new cybersecurity startup, Traceable, which searches appli…
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AppDynamics Blogs

Want to Strengthen Cybersecurity? MIT Says to Start With AIOps

Every week it seems like there’s another large-scale security breach making headlines, reminding us how vulnerable we’ve become in the digital age.  The internet — the great democratizer of information — is increasingly forcing organizations to confront its sometimes dark and unintended consequences…

How We Simplified Synthetic User Experience Monitoring Using Ephemeral Containers in Kubernetes

No application monitoring strategy is complete without synthetic monitoring. By simulating the journeys of an end user or API through a website or web application, synthetic monitoring plays a critical role in proactively alerting IT teams to performance problems, so that the business can ensure the…

Why IT Performance & Observability Will Be Critical to Business Growth in 2021

2020 was a year that will go down in history as one of the most challenging, tragic and complex of our lives. And yet, amid all of the loss and hardship of this year, we’ve also seen how resilient and strong human beings can be when we work together toward a common goal. This has […] The post Why IT…

Better Together: Align Application and Infrastructure Teams with AppDynamics and Cisco Intersight

Today’s consumers turn online for everything from ordering groceries to filling prescriptions to finding a home. The digital customer experience, for many businesses, is the business. Delivering an exceptional digital experience is now a must-have for staying competitive and achieving sustainable bu…

Scaling Kubernetes with Observability and Confidence

Kubernetes is evolving at breakneck speed, and that was more evident than ever for anyone who attended KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2020. The event was packed full of excellent content and innovation stories. I was especially impressed by the focus on simplifying the developer experience, including Proj…

AppDynamics’ New Portfolio of Hybrid Cloud Solutions Optimize App Performance in Business Context

Technologists are adopting cloud services faster than ever before in response to COVID-19. In our 2020 Agents of Transformation Report, we found that 71% of 1,000 technologists surveyed have had to implement digital transformation projects within weeks, rather than the months or years it would have …
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AppDynamics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AppDynamics founded?

    AppDynamics was founded in 2008.

  • Who are AppDynamics key executives?

    AppDynamics's key executives are Nicholas Thompson, David Noël and Vipul Shah.

  • How many employees does AppDynamics have?

    AppDynamics has 2,014 employees.

  • What is AppDynamics revenue?

    Latest AppDynamics annual revenue is $150.6 m.

  • What is AppDynamics revenue per employee?

    Latest AppDynamics revenue per employee is $74.8 k.

  • Who are AppDynamics competitors?

    Competitors of AppDynamics include LogicMonitor, Aternity and Instana.

  • Where is AppDynamics headquarters?

    AppDynamics headquarters is located at 303 2nd St Tower, 8th Floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are AppDynamics offices?

    AppDynamics has offices in San Francisco, New York, Melbourne, North Sydney and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does AppDynamics have?

    AppDynamics has 13 offices.