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SolarWinds Makes APM More Accessible for All With New AppOptics Dev Edition Free Tool

November 19, 2019 GMT
SolarWinds Makes APM More Accessible for All With New AppOptics Dev Edition Free Tool
SolarWinds Makes APM More Accessible for All With New AppOptics Dev Edition Free Tool

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 19, 2019--

SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced SolarWinds ® AppOptics ™ Dev Edition, a free version of its award-winning SaaS infrastructure and application performance management (APM) solution, AppOptics —part of the SolarWinds APM Suite. AppOptics Dev Edition offers the same rich features of the full AppOptics solution in a scaled-back version well-suited for development environments, enabling technology professionals at any stage in the APM journey to test, optimize, and troubleshoot business applications before they go live in production operations.

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SolarWinds AppOptics Dev Edition combines distributed tracing, live code profiling, and exception tracking to quickly identify application performance issues down to the line of code. (Graphic: Business Wire)

According to the Gartner ®2019 Magic Quadrant ® for Application Performance Monitoring, enterprises will quadruple their use of APM functionality through 2021 to cover the increasing demand for digitized business capabilities. They expect APM suites will cover 20 percent of all business applications by this time.

“The need to manage custom business applications is on the rise, placing new pressures on tech pros to monitor the performance and availability of apps in hybrid and cloud-native environments. SolarWinds is helping tech pros ease this burden and overcome the cost and complexity traditionally associated with most APM tools available on the market by offering free access to its AppOptics APM features and functionality,” said Denny LeCompte, senior vice president and general manager, application management, SolarWinds. “Whether a tech pro is just getting started with APM or if they’re looking for a means to test and troubleshoot apps before production, the AppOptics Dev Edition provides real value for a variety of business application use cases.”

Designed to deliver end-to-end visibility down to the transaction level, AppOptics helps users prove where and when end-user experiences do not meet intended-for service levels through performance information for each element of a request, providing insight into the root cause of performance bottlenecks. AppOptics supports custom applications in hybrid and cloud-native environments with broad language support (.Net, Java ®, PHP, Python ®, Scala, Node.js ®, Go ™, and Ruby).

AppOptics Dev Edition highlights include:

AppOptics Dev Edition comes with up to five traces per minute, 100 metrics, three hosts, and six containers.

SolarWinds AppOptics was recognized in the Gartner January 2019 Gartner Peer Insights ™ Customers’ Choice for APM Suites. Now with the free AppOptics Dev Edition, SolarWinds is bringing its powerful APM solution to a broader set of users and furthering its commitment to empowering tech pros with the ability to help identify application performance problems faster, reduce downtime, and improve overall user experience.

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SolarWinds (NYSE:SWI) is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software. Our products give organizations worldwide—regardless of type, size, or complexity—the power to monitor and manage their IT services, infrastructures, and applications; whether on-premises, in the cloud, or via hybrid models. We continuously engage with technology professionals—IT service and operations professionals, DevOps professionals, and managed services providers (MSPs)—to understand the challenges they face in maintaining high-performing and highly available IT infrastructures and applications. The insights we gain from them, in places like our THWACK community, allow us to solve well-understood IT management challenges in the ways technology professionals want them solved. Our focus on the user and commitment to excellence in end-to-end hybrid IT management has established SolarWinds as a worldwide leader in solutions for network and IT service management, application performance, and managed services. Learn more today at www.solarwinds.com.

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