New AnsibleWorks Customer, AppDynamics, Adopts Ansible IT Automation Solution to Manage Orchestration of Complex Production Stack

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AppDynamics Sponsors Inaugural AnsibleFest User Conference Where it Will Demonstrate Ansible-Powered Infrastructure

AnsibleWorks, Inc., the company behind Ansible, the popular Open Source IT automation management solution, announced today that AppDynamics is a customer and will sponsor the inaugural AnsibleFest users conference June 13 in Boston, Massachusetts. AppDynamics is a leading application performance management company that is using AnsibleWorks extensively to manage all of its OS and deployment tasks. AppDynamics has integrated AnsibleWorks with Gerrit Code Review and Jenkins, and uses Ansible to invoke rolling updates across their infrastructure every 15 minutes.

“We’re thrilled to have AppDynamics as a customer,” said Saïd Ziouani, CEO, AnsibleWorks. “AppDynamics has secured a leadership position in the APM industry, shown by their Q1 growth of 142% over last year. Likewise, having Ansible take part in this fast growing and dynamic space is a great validation for our technology and enterprise support.”

“AppDynamics uses Ansible for all of our OS and deployment tasks. We find Ansible a great fit for us because of its ease of use and setup. Our team previously came from a Puppet and Chef background and love Ansible’s modular Python plug-in architecture,” said Thomas Morse, director of IT and SaaS operations at AppDynamics, Inc.

AppDynamics is sponsoring the inaugural AnsibleFest users conference June 13 in Boston Mass. AnsibleFest brings together Ansible users, developers, and industry partners for a stimulating day of talks featuring the various ways people are using Ansible. AnsibleFest will offer a full day of content including advance demos of upcoming Ansible enhancements and related technology and products. AppDynamics will also demonstrate how it is using Ansible to automate the orchestration of complex apps in their datacenter, in a presentation by Dylan Sylva of AppDynamics.

AnsibleFest will be held at the Hynes Convention Center, Room 101, on June 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
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About AnsibleWorks
AnsibleWorks is the company behind Ansible, the radically simple IT orchestration solution. AnsibleWorks provides an Enterprise-ready orchestration platform for IT organizations around an open source platform. Working with our customers, Open Source community and partners, AnsibleWorks will aggregate key technologies and spearhead community and customer-driven innovations alike. Our mission is to enable businesses to easily and securely manage large-scale computing infrastructures on-premise and in the cloud.

About AppDynamics
AppDynamics is the next-generation application performance management solution that simplifies the management of complex, business-critical apps. No one can stand slow applications—not IT Ops and Dev teams, not the CIO, and definitely not end users. With AppDynamics, no one has to tolerate slow performing apps ever again. AppDynamics customers include Netflix, Priceline, TiVo, AMICA Insurance,, StubHub, Staples, Insight Technologies, and Cornell University. For more information, visit

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