Apps are everywhere. This is even more true today than it was only a few years ago, with a growing number of customers choosing to shop, interact with businesses, and manage their finances remotely rather than face to face. Many companies have likewise seen an internal shift, where business applications are increasingly being used to support remote-working initiatives and other important tasks.
When these apps are slow to respond, suffer from unexpected crashes, fail to operate correctly, or simply fall below user expectations, the damage to the business may be significant. Users want software that is dependable and intuitive. Unfortunately, optimizing application performance is often a complex and time-consuming job. With potentially hundreds of different applications being fielded at once, made up of millions of lines of code each, and comprising interconnected services, solutions, and hosting environments, the sheer number of issues that can negatively impact app performance are staggering.
Application performance monitoring empowers organizations with the visibility they need to peer into the heart of their applications and dependencies, and to easily identify and root out issues before they can create problems. This allows for many different business benefits: