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 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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$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 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.

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…
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AppDynamics Blogs

IaaS, PaaS, SaaS — Sorting Through the Alphabet Soup of “as a Service”

The cloud. It’s the hot topic on the tongues of technologists and practitioners struggling to keep pace with the ever-increasing demands of the digitally native user during a period of record-breaking transformation and innovation. In our Agents of Transformation 2021: The rise of full-stack observa…

Automated Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Steps And Processes

As application health continues to become more automated, APM is going beyond the boundaries of human capability. Now, administrators can utilize the power of AI in root cause analysis to monitor the performance of applications 24/7. [Learn more about how AI can help you deliver a flawless user expe…

Expanded SaaS Coverage Delivers Full-Stack Observability At A Global Scale

Speed may be the most crucial differentiator in business today. How fast you react to changes in technology and in the market can make or break your path to success. The last year has been incredibly challenging for businesses ramping up their operations around the world: In addition to responding t…

What’s the Difference Between DevOps and DevSecOps?

Looking to modernize your approach to application development? If the answer is yes, then it’s more than likely you’ll eventually have to decide between two different approaches you’ve probably heard a lot about: DevOps and DevSecOps. While the two sound extremely similar, there are critical differe…

Cisco AppDynamics Is a Leader for the Ninth Time in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring

Thanks to you, our amazing employees, customers and partners, we’ve done it again. For the ninth year, AppDynamics is named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring. It’s not an honor we take for granted, especially in light of the critical role applications have…

How Network Monitoring Takes Observability to the Next Level

In today’s complex, distributed environments, quickly and accurately identifying the source of issues remains a massive technological and operational challenge. Enterprises require a more pervasive visibility across their ever-expanding application landscapes — what we now call observability — to mo…
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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 1,961 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 $76.8 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.