VMware has written a cheque for Apteligent, a provider of mobile application performance and monitoring technology, and plans to shove it under the bonnet of VMware’s cloud and end user management products.
Apteligent arrives with shedloads of intellectual property related to how applications operate in mobile environments which VMware wants to use to make manageability across the cloud and end-user computing more intelligent.
Apteligent automatically captures and interprets application data to provide user insights and information to help provide mobile business performance. It takes real-time event data from user flows in an application, tracks key metrics, and uses mobile ecosystem data points to help customers improve the applications.
Last year VMware acquired Arkin, a startup developer of software that lets organisations keep track of networking traffic flows and security issues in virtualised and physical environments. That technology became VMware’s vRealize network Insight, or vRN