Appvance Joins the Vendor Forum
September 16, 2015
Pete Goldin
Share this

Tony Rems, CTO at Appvance, has joined the APMdigest Vendor Forum.

Rems is a 30-year veteran of high-tech in Silicon Valley. After years as a developer and developer manager with companies such as Unisoft, Fujitsu, and Oracle, Rems joined CKS where he led the creation of GM's first global, dynamic website, IBM's first e-commerce site, and the first click-and-mortar for Walgreens. In 2003, he founded his own technology firm and digital agency, ThoughtMatrix, serving as the Managing Partner. The agency was subsequently acquired by Rauxa, where Rems served as CTO and continued his leadership with clients such as Verizon Wireless, Farmers, GE and many others, prior to his exit in early 2015.

Appvance provides the a DevOps unified automated test platform. Built from the ground up with agile and cloud services in mind, Appvance offers true Beginning-to-End data-driven unified functional, performance, compatibility, and synthetic APM testing, enabling users to quickly uncover client-side and server-side issues in a fraction of the time of traditional testing solutions. The Appvance platform drives quality and velocity for DevOps-oriented or traditional development shops, showing 5x to 10x overall productivity improvements over siloed QA tools. Founded in 2012 by a team of experienced industry veterans, Appvance is a venture-backed company headquartered in San Jose CA, funded by Staenberg Ventures, Social Internet Fund, FundersClub, Three Bridges Ventures and HB Asset Management.

Share this

The Latest

February 06, 2023

This year 2023, at a macro level we are moving from an inflation economy to a recession and uncertain economy and the general theme is certainly going to be "Doing More with Less" and "Customer Experience is the King." Let us examine what trends and technologies will play a lending hand in these circumstances ...

February 02, 2023

As organizations continue to adapt to a post-pandemic surge in cloud-based productivity, the 2023 State of the Network report from Viavi Solutions details how end-user awareness remains critical and explores the benefits — and challenges — of cloud and off-premises network modernization initiatives ...

February 01, 2023

In the network engineering world, many teams have yet to realize the immense benefit real-time collaboration tools can bring to a successful automation strategy. By integrating a collaboration platform into a network automation strategy — and taking advantage of being able to share responses, files, videos and even links to applications and device statuses — network teams can leverage these tools to manage, monitor and update their networks in real time, and improve the ways in which they manage their networks ...

January 31, 2023

A recent study revealed only an alarming 5% of IT decision makers who report having complete visibility into employee adoption and usage of company-issued applications, demonstrating they are often unknowingly careless when it comes to software investments that can ultimately be costly in terms of time and resources ...

January 30, 2023

Everyone has visibility into their multi-cloud networking environment, but only some are happy with what they see. Unfortunately, this continues a trend. According to EMA's latest research, most network teams have some end-to-end visibility across their multi-cloud networks. Still, only 23.6% are fully satisfied with their multi-cloud network monitoring and troubleshooting capabilities ...

January 26, 2023

As enterprises work to implement or improve their observability practices, tool sprawl is a very real phenomenon ... Tool sprawl can and does happen all across the organization. In this post, though, we'll focus specifically on how and why observability efforts often result in tool sprawl, some of the possible negative consequences of that sprawl, and we'll offer some advice on how to reduce or even avoid sprawl ...

January 25, 2023

As companies generate more data across their network footprints, they need network observability tools to help find meaning in that data for better decision-making and problem solving. It seems many companies believe that adding more tools leads to better and faster insights ... And yet, observability tools aren't meeting many companies' needs. In fact, adding more tools introduces new challenges ...

January 24, 2023

Driven by the need to create scalable, faster, and more agile systems, businesses are adopting cloud native approaches. But cloud native environments also come with an explosion of data and complexity that makes it harder for businesses to detect and remediate issues before everything comes to a screeching halt. Observability, if done right, can make it easier to mitigate these challenges and remediate incidents before they become major customer-impacting problems ...

January 23, 2023

The spiraling cost of energy is forcing public cloud providers to raise their prices significantly. A recent report by Canalys predicted that public cloud prices will jump by around 20% in the US and more than 30% in Europe in 2023. These steep price increases will test the conventional wisdom that moving to the cloud is a cheap computing alternative ...

January 19, 2023

Despite strong interest over the past decade, the actual investment in DX has been recent. While 100% of enterprises are now engaged with DX in some way, most (77%) have begun their DX journey within the past two years. And most are early stage, with a fourth (24%) at the discussion stage and half (49%) currently transforming. Only 27% say they have finished their DX efforts ...