Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites is Published
December 21, 2015
Share this

AppDynamics, Dynatrace and New Relic were all named Leaders in the new Gartner 2015 Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites.

Additional vendors inin the report include AppNeta, BMC Software, CA Technologies, Dell, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, JenniferSoft, ManageEngine, Microsoft, Nastel Technologies, Riverbed Technology and Tingyun.

The report was prepared by Gartner's Cameron Haight, Will Cappelli, and Federico De Silva.

According to Gartner, the market grew by 15.8% in 2014, the highest growth rate within the IT operations management market.i In terms of market size, APM accounted for $2.6 billion in 2014. Additionally, Gartner expects that "by 2020, 60% of APM buyers will reside outside of IT operations organizations, up from less than 35% today."

AppDynamics Named Leader

AppDynamics was named a Leader in the Gartner report for the fourth consecutive year. In addition, the company was positioned furthest to the right on the “Completeness of Vision” axis for the second year in a row. Evaluation criteria for Completeness of Vision includes market understanding, marketing strategy, sales strategy, product strategy, business model, vertical and industry strategy, innovation, and geographic strategy.

“We believe Gartner’s assessment is a validation of our strengths and vision,” said David Wadhwani, AppDynamics president and CEO. “Every business is dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation. AppDynamics’ enterprise customers in every major industry — financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare, media and entertainment, to name just a few — count on AppDynamics to increase the performance and reliability of their applications. Our solution reduces costs through automation and increases revenue through improved user experience.”

Jyoti Bansal, AppDynamics’ founder, executive chairman and chief strategist, said, “Our mission is to deliver the next-generation Application Intelligence Platform, architected for today’s modern, complex, andhighlydistributed applications. Our solution dramatically simplifies performance management and captures real-time, contextualized operational analytics that can help businesses become more efficient and profitable. We feel being recognized as a leader by Gartner for the fourth consecutive year validates that our feature-rich, highly scalable solutions are meeting the needs of today’s agile, software-defined enterprises.”

Dynatrace Named Leader

Dynatrace was named a Leader in the Gartner report for the sixth consecutive year. The company is the only vendor to maintain its leadership position in the Magic Quadrant every year since Gartner introduced it.

“Our leadership is driven by the trust our new and long-term customers have placed in us to help them simplify managing their applications and optimize their users’ experiences” said John Van Siclen, CEO at Dynatrace. “Helping our customer succeed– whatever their industry, their size or their maturity, will continue to fuel our growth. We have some exciting innovations in store for our customers and will continue to combine the strength, stability and scalability of a global leader with the agility and innovation of a start-up.”

“We are very proud of this leadership recognition from Gartner. More importantly, we are honored by our customers’ confidence in our people, our software and our digital performance management direction,” added Van Siclen. “Together, we believe these are the true validation of our focus on driving application performance to new heights.”

New Relic Named Leader

New Relic was named a Leader in the Gartner report for the fourth consecutive year.

“We are excited to be recognized for the fourth consecutive year as a Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Application Performance Monitoring Suites,” said Lew Cirne, CEO and Founder of New Relic. “It has been an important year for New Relic in our mission to advance the APM market to the cloud and help customers large and small make the most of software analytics. These efforts have never been more important given the critical role software plays for companies in relating to their customers. New Relic is dedicated to helping companies unlock the data from their software to achieve better application performance, customer experience, and business success.”

Share this

The Latest

May 23, 2019

The first word in APM technology is "Application" ... yet for mobile, apps are entirely different. As the mobile app ecosystem is evolving and expanding from pure entertainment to more utilitarian uses, there's a rising need for the next generation of APM technology to stay ahead of the issues that can cause apps to fail ...

May 22, 2019

For application performance monitoring (APM), many in IT tend to focus a significant amount of their time on the tool that performs the analysis. Unfortunately for them, the battle is won or lost at the data access level. If you don’t have the right data, you can’t fix the problem correctly ...

May 21, 2019

Findings of the Digital Employee Experience survey from VMware show correlation between enabling employees with a positive digital experience (i.e., device choice/flexibility, seamless access to apps, remote work capabilities) and an organization's competitive position, revenue growth and employee sentiment ...

May 20, 2019

In today's competitive landscape, businesses must have the ability and process in place to face new challenges and find ways to successfully tackle them in a proactive manner. For years, this has been placed on the shoulders of DevOps teams within IT departments. But, as automation takes over manual intervention to increase speed and efficiency, these teams are facing what we know as IT digitization. How has this changed the way companies function over the years, and what do we have to look forward to in the coming years? ...

May 16, 2019

Although the vast majority of IT organizations have implemented a broad variety of systems and tools to modernize, simplify and streamline data center operations, many are still burdened by inefficiencies, security risks and performance gaps in their IT infrastructure as well as the excessive time it takes to manage legacy infrastructure, according to the State of IT Transformation, a report from Datrium ...

May 15, 2019

When it comes to network visibility, there are a lot of discussions about packet broker technology and the various features these solutions provide to network architects and IT managers. Packet brokers allow organizations to aggregate the data required for a variety of monitoring solutions including network performance monitoring and diagnostic (NPMD) platforms and unified threat management (UTM) appliances. But, when it comes to ensuring these solutions provide the insights required by NetOps and security teams, IT can spend an exorbitant amount of time dealing with issues around adds, moves and changes. This can have a dramatic impact on budgets and tool availability. Why does this happen? ...

May 14, 2019

Data may be pouring into enterprises but IT professionals still find most of it stuck in siloed departments and weeks away from being able to drive any valued action. Coupled with the ongoing concerns over security responsiveness, IT teams have to push aside other important performance-oriented data in order to ensure security data, at least, gets prominent attention. A new survey by Ivanti shows the disconnect between enterprise departments struggling to improve operations like automation while being challenged with a siloed structure and a data onslaught ...

May 13, 2019

A subtle, deliberate shift has occurred within the software industry which, at present, only the most innovative organizations have seized upon for competitive advantage. Although primarily driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI), this transformation strikes at the core of the most pervasive IT resources including cloud computing and predictive analytics ...

May 09, 2019

When asked who is mandated with developing and delivering their organization's digital competencies, 51% of respondents say their IT departments have a leadership role. The critical question is whether IT departments are prepared to take on a leadership role in which collaborating with other functions and disseminating knowledge and digital performance data are requirements ...

May 08, 2019

The Economist Intelligence Unit just released a new study commissioned by Riverbed that explores nine digital competencies that help organizations improve their digital performance and, ultimately, achieve their objectives. Here's a brief summary of 7 key research findings you'll find covered in detail in the report ...