Two Cloud Innovators Team Up to Manage the Performance of Cloud
SAN MATEO, Calif. & SAN FRANCISCO, Mar 30, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Systems (NASDAQ:KEYN), the global leader in Internet
and mobile cloud monitoring, and AppDynamics,
the next generation application performance management company for
modern application architectures in both the cloud and the data center,
today announced a marketing partnership that focuses on maximizing the
performance and availability of cloud applications for corporate
Primary initiatives of the alliance include technical collaboration and
coordinated marketing and sales efforts. The joint solution gives
companies a complete picture of the performance of their
business-critical cloud applications in real time and is made possible
by Keynote's Open APM(TM) strategy. Keynote Open APM allows
customers to integrate trusted Keynote external website measurements
with the internal APM solution of their choice. The AppDynamics/Keynote
offering enables proactive, 24x7 visibility into the performance of
critical cloud applications, and allows users at multiple geographic
locations to gain performance insights using a combination of
geographically distributed active transaction monitoring from Keynote
and cloud application troubleshooting from AppDynamics.
AppDynamics' founder and CEO, Jyoti Bansal, stated, "Several of our
joint customers run revenue-critical Web applications that generate over
$1B in revenue for their respective companies. These applications are
highly distributed, agile, and often rely on dynamic cloud capacity. The
alliance between AppDynamics and Keynote provides our joint customers
with innovative solutions from both companies to assure the performance
and availability of their cloud applications."
Application Perspective is a completely portable on demand software
agent that monitors Web application performance inside private clouds.
The 'agents' can literally be placed anywhere within a customer's
private cloud or third party infrastructure, and immediately supply IT
and Web operations personnel with mission-critical data and alerts
regarding the performance and availability of Web applications and APIs.
AppDynamics Pro Edition provides deep application visibility and the
ability to rapidly troubleshoot performance problems for applications
deployed in production cloud and hybrid environments. AppDynamics is
also the only APM solution that can predict performance problems and
automatically trigger cloud bursting workflows to provision cloud
capacity on the fly to meet application response time goals.
By deploying the cloud solutions from Keynote and AppDynamics, customers
Get started immediately with the fastest-to-deploy and easiest-to-use
cloud management solution on the market. Both companies offer SaaS and
on-premise deployment options that can deliver value within hours.
Monitor and manage applications deployed in public, private and hybrid
Significantly lower installation requirements during deployment with
no management headaches for IT teams after deployment, when compared
to traditional software-only based solutions.
Provide real-time visibility into the health of cloud applications, as
well as deep code-level views of how the application's business
transactions are executing.
Rapidly troubleshoot performance problems, including: caching issues,
distributed communication issues, poorly performing application code,
inefficient database queries, memory leaks, and insufficient compute
capacity on the cloud clusters.
Serve users from multiple geographic locations.
"Keynote provides unparalleled cloud monitoring from around the globe,"
said Anshu Agarwal, vice president of marketing at Keynote. "Our reach
and experience in assuring optimal online performance combined with
AppDynamics' application management for dynamic cloud environments
provides companies with a complete end-to-end performance monitoring
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Keynote Systems (NASDAQ:KEYN) is the global leader in Internet and
mobile cloud monitoring. We provide companies with solutions for
continuously improving the online experience. Founded in 1995, Keynote
delivers testing, monitoring and measurement products and services for
any enterprise including online portals, e-commerce sites, B2B sites,
mobile operators and mobile infrastructure providers. Keynote products
and services help companies improve customer experience in four areas:
Web performance, mobile quality, streaming and real user experience
Known as The Mobile and Internet Performance Authority(TM), Keynote has a
market-leading on-demand infrastructure of over 3,000 measurement
computers and mobile devices in over 275 locations around the world.
Keynote's 2,800 customers represent top Internet and mobile companies
including American Express, AT&T, Disney, eBay, E*TRADE, Expedia,
Google, Microsoft, SonyEricsson, T-Mobile and Vodafone.
Keynote Systems, Inc. is headquartered in San Mateo, California and can
be reached at www.keynote.com
or by phone in the U.S. at 1-800-KEYNOTE.
is the leading provider of application management for modern application
architectures in both the cloud and the data center, delivering
solutions for highly distributed, dynamic, and agile environments.
Companies such as Priceline, Netflix, TiVo, and NASA use AppDynamics to
monitor, troubleshoot, diagnose, and scale production applications, and
over 25,000 people have downloaded AppDynamics Lite, its free
java troubleshooting solution. The company was recognized as a
Gartner Cool Vendor in IT Operations.
For more information or to try AppDynamics' free edition, please visit http://www.appdynamics.com/free.
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