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Instana

Instana

Instana is a SaaS-based application performance management (APM) platform based in Chicago, Illinois and in the Ohligs borough of Solingen, Germany.

Instana brings together data from servers, databases, applications, tools and services, from legacy monoliths or modern containerized microservice stacks, to present a unified view of the applications and provides a holistic view in the cloud or on-premises.Instana's distributed tracing works with most programming languages and supports the OpenTracing, OpenCensus and W3C Trace Context standards.

History

Instana was co-founded by Pete Abrams, Pavlo Baron, Fabian Lange and Mirko Novakovic in April 2015. Abrams has been an early employee of AppDynamics, while Baron, Lange and Novakovic worked for codecentric, a German software and APM consultancy.

Funding

Instana received $6 million in a Series A investment from Target Partners. In 2017 Instana received $20 million in Series B investment led by Accel Partners with participation from Target Partners. In 2018 Instana received $30 million in Series C investment led by Meritech Capital Partners with participation from Accel and Target Partners.



Instana serves customers including Edmunds.com, Audi, Takeaway.com, Sixt and DB Schenker

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Bastian Spanneberg

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Berthold von Freyberg

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Chris Farrell

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Enrico Bruschini

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Fabian Lange

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Jeroen Soeters

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Leigh Smith

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Michael C. Münnix

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Mirko Novakovic

Founder



Pavlo Baron

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Raphael Weiner

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Tonou Nagao

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