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AppDynamics Responds to CA’s Meritless Claims

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We issued a press release today in response to a press release earlier today by CA who alleged that it has ownership over a small amount of AppDynamics source code written by AppDynamics’ founders. We strongly believe that these claims are untruthful and intentionally misleading. All AppDynamics code was written independently by its founders and is clearly protected under California law and public policy, including California Labor Code Section 2870.

It is telling that CA first attempted to add these claims to its patent infringement lawsuit in New York, and that this attempt failed miserably when its motion was soundly thrown out by the court. We then promptly filed a lawsuit in California to determine once and for all that CA’s claims are without merit. Last Friday, CA filed its answer to AppDynamics’ complaint, which prompted CA’s latest press release.

CA has an extensive track record of harassing its customers and competitors through meritless lawsuits. It is unfortunate, though not surprising, that CA continues to resort to legal tactics, rather than competing in good faith in the market through innovation and customer success. These tactics are a clear sign that CA is out of touch with its customers and they are not working, as we continues to displace CA on a massive scale. We look forward to continuing to beat CA in the market as well as in court.

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