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AppSphere 2014 Continues to Expand Speaker List With Industry Thought Leaders

American Express, Gartner, MongoDB, IBM and PayPal Join List of Speakers for Inaugural Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/28/14 -- AppDynamics, the application intelligence leader for the software-defined business, today announced some exciting new additions to the lineup for AppDynamics AppSphere 2014, the company's first annual conference. AppSphere is designed for business executives, IT operations teams and developers to learn and explore how today's transformational technologies and approaches including big data, devops, agile, SOA, cloud and mobility are fast changing the world of IT and business. The conference takes place November 3-5 at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas.

Joining the list of keynote speakers are Bill Platt, general manager of web services at Amazon Web Services (AWS), Lance Crosby, chief executive officer of SoftLayer, an IBM Company, and Jonah Kowall, research vice president, IT Operations Management group, Gartner. Kowall will also moderate a panel featuring executives from Microsoft, Google, RedHat, SoftLayer, and AWS centered around cloud computing.

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Additional talks will feature executives from: American Express, MongoDB, NPM, PayPal, Salesforce/ExactTarget, Wyndham and more.

Building on the AppSphere 2014 theme, "Transform," the list of topics to be discussed continues to evolve and features:

  • AppDynamics and OpenShift Java application monitoring
  • Creating a Culture of Innovation in the enterprise
  • Culture of Collaboration in Open-Source
  • Delivering Insight Through Data
  • Migrating to the Cloud
  • And more

AppSphere sponsors currently include:

  • Apica
  • Pivotal
  • SoftLayer, an IBM Company
  • Google
  • Electric Cloud
  • DG Technology
  • Orasi

Speaker applications are still being accepted via the AppSphere 2014 Call for Papers:

Technology Track: This track focuses on how to apply technology solutions to business problems. Cutting edge technical solutions from big data to the cloud and every tech stack in between. We welcome papers that dive into interesting technical problems with Java, .Net, PHP, Node.js, iOS and Android.

Culture Track: This track focuses on how to influence cultural changes in an organization. We welcome papers that analyze how your organization has made cultural changes. Find out how teams tackled severe outages, adopted an agile development model, or embraced the devops philosophy.

Business Track: This track focuses on the executive mindset and how to solve business problems with next generation technology solutions. The business track features a special guest keynote address about running a technology company in today's hyper connected 'always on' digital world. We welcome papers that explore the challenges in running modern businesses.

Individuals interested in attending AppSphere 2014 can register here.

WHO: AppDynamics
WHAT: AppSphere 2014
WHERE: The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, 3708 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
WHEN: November 3-5, 2014

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Twitter: @AppDynamics

About AppDynamics
At AppDynamics, our Application Intelligence Platform helps today's software-defined businesses proactively monitor, manage and optimize the most complex software environments. All in real time, and all in production. With cloud and on-premise deployment flexibility, AppDynamics works and partners with many of the world's most innovative companies. Customers include Citrix, Edmunds, Expedia, Fox News, John Deere, OpenTable,, Sephora, StubHub and Union Pacific Railroad. AppDynamics premier event for today's software-defined business AppSphere 2014, takes place November 3-5 in Las Vegas. For more information, visit

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