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
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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 7 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
12 Rue Camille Desmoulins
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AppDynamics Financials and Metrics

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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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$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 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 AppDynamics study reveals the risk of getting digital wrong

Earlier this month, Cisco’s AppDynamics group released the results of its latest App Attention Index, which measures customer attitudes toward applications and digital services — and unsurprisingly, the study found that consumers reliance on digital services has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pande…

Cisco AppDynamics Expands Global Software-as-a-Service Offering With Five New Locations

CiscoApp Dynamics, the industry leading Business Observability platform, today announced the expansion of its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering through five strategic new locations, enabling fast, secure and reliable access to the AppDynamics Business Observability platform.

Delphix Partners With AppDynamics to Drive Application Down Time to Zero

New Integration of Programmable Data Reduces Time to Reproduce Issues, Restore Services New Integration of Programmable Data Reduces Time to Reproduce Issues, Restore Services

Insights on the Unified Monitoring Global Market to 2027 - Featuring AppDynamics, CA Technologies and CloudAware Among Others

Dublin, Feb. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Unified Monitoring - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to's offering. The publisher brings years of research experience to the 7th edition of this report. The 134-page report presents concise insigh…

Cisco’s AppDynamics launches Secure Application to simplify vulnerability management

AppDynamics announced Secure Application, a new collaborative service developed with Cisco to simplify security.
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AppDynamics Blogs

Step up your multi-cloud management game with Kubernetes

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation by as much as four to seven years for companies in all sectors and regions, according to a recent McKinsey Global Survey. To keep pace with this rapid development life cycle, 90% of enterprises expect their cloud usage going forward to exceed …

Introducing Amazon Managed Grafana’s AppDynamics plug-in

In the world of modern applications, change is the only constant. Distributed architectures leveraging multi-technology stacks are the norm, and the cloud is a playground for software development and innovation. There is exponential growth in the quantity and quality of software, creating observabil…

Upgrade your monitoring experience with our reimagined mobile app

Businesses are deploying aggressive digital transformation strategies to keep pace in today’s hypercompetitive IT landscape, and their application footprints are exploding exponentially in size and complexity. As a result, monitoring these ecosystems 24/7 from end to end — always a difficult endeavo…

The App Attention Index 2021: Who takes the rap for the app?

The pandemic has changed our lives immeasurably. While every country has endured a very different journey through the pandemic, and communities have all faced their own unique challenges over the past 18 months, one thing is true for people all over the world; almost all of our normal routines and b…

7 Steps to Strengthen Your Security Posture

What is your business’s standard protocol when a security breach occurs? When a threat is detected, what happens next? How does your organization practice security testing? If you can’t answer these questions easily, your security posture could probably use some improvements.   What is your security…

AppDynamics AWS Lambda Extension Is Now Generally Available

One of the best known examples of serverless computing on the market today is functions as a service (FaaS). Around 20% of enterprises are utilizing functions as a service today, and Gartner projects that number to grow to 50% by 2025. Thanks to the elasticity and flexibility offered by FaaS, it’s n…
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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 1,943 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 $77.5 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 7 other locations.

  • How many offices does AppDynamics have?

    AppDynamics has 12 offices.