Networking giant Cisco has paid US$3.7 billion for AppDynamics, quashing the latter’s intention to go to an IPO very shortly.
Mobile apps have become the essential way of doing most things online. A good app is very “sticky” and will keep users but a poor app, or a poorly performing app, will lose users very quickly – gone in 60 seconds.
There's been a lot of talk about how an IT department can become the "trusted partner" of the organisation's business units rather than just being the back-room geeks. AppDynamics' new Business iQ engine aims to help make that a reality.