Sentry Appoints Former Atlassian Leader as CRO Amid Strong Customer and Product Growth in Application Health Monitoring


SAN FRANCISCO – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Sentry, the leader in application monitoring, today announced 83% year-on-year growth in business accounts, fueled by a net expansion ARR of 149%. Now used by more than 80,000 organizations, Sentry addresses the need for businesses to deliver seamless product experiences to stay relevant and competitive in an increasingly digital world.

Amid the growing demand for application code monitoring, Sentry also announced that Chris de Vylder, former global head of business strategy, operations and mid-market sales for Atlassian, has joined the group as Chief Revenue Officer. De Vylder will lead the go-to-market teams as the company continues to expand its growth model focused on products and its global customer base.

Sentry, which raised $ 60 million in Series D funding for a valuation of $ 1 billion in February 2021, also experienced massive growth driven by strong product and volume expansion on its facility base for the error and performance monitoring. Sentry now processes over 595 billion events per month, with mobile event processing increasing specifically by 500%. Over 40% of customer organizations are also now using business performance monitoring alongside error monitoring to troubleshoot both types of issues and see the correlation between the two issues on a single platform.

With support for over 100 languages ​​combined with the unique ability to serve web, mobile, desktop and IoT applications, software teams continue to leverage Sentry to holistically solve application health issues with a customer. Sentry in five using the product on more than one platform. The company’s cross-platform solution has also seen increased adoption for mobile apps in particular, with annual recurring revenue from mobile more than doubling in the past 7 months.

“Creating better software and keeping it healthy is a competitive advantage for businesses,” said Milin Desai, CEO of Sentry. “Our rapid expansion in the breadth and depth of the Sentry platform to take care of code – the cornerstone of the applications that power modern life – pushes Sentry into the two new software teams globally and to across the enterprise in more groups and use cases. ”

To meet growing demand, the Sentry team grew by 38% globally, with 100% growth in Toronto in the first half of 2021 and the opening of a new hub in Seattle, USA. Washington State. The company continues to hire globally in a wide variety of roles.

Rapid platform innovation

Sentry now offers error monitoring in almost all languages ​​and frameworks and performance monitoring for Android, React Native, JavaScript, .NET, Go, Python, Java, PHP, Ruby, iOS and Next.js, all with just a few lines of code. This year, Sentry continued its rapid innovation through its solutions to deliver a holistic health application platform, comprising:

  • Extensive performance monitoring capabilities to support iOS, React Native, Android, and Xamarin apps, as well as updates to its Flutter SDK, which offers new features and support for several new languages.
  • Extended version integrity support, which provides metrics for release adoption, crash-free sessions, and crash-free users, along with real-time crash and runtime error reporting in a single view, giving developers and managers alike holistic and complete view of the status of their version. All major Sentry SDKs including Python, JavaScript, Mobile, Native, etc. capture session data and report on the performance of a release with Release Health.
  • Reinforced corporate offers with custom dashboards, code owner support for GitHub, automated ticketing, and automatic user provisioning through SCIM for Okta. These and other new features give teams the context and access they need to solve the right problem at the right time.
  • Strengthened commitments in terms of security and compliance with SOC 2 Type I and SOC 2 Type II certifications, ISO 27001 certification and HIPAA attestation, and launched the Sentry Trust Center to share more details on these and other investments in security.
  • Addition of new abilities to improve developer workflows and productivity by making it easier and faster to find and resolve important issues. These extensive research, tracking, and review capabilities for error and performance monitoring help pinpoint the most critical issues and trace them back to problematic code.

About Sentinel

For software teams, Sentry is essential for monitoring code health. From error tracking to performance monitoring, developers can see more clearly, resolve faster, and continuously learn about their applications, from frontend to backend. Trusted by over 1 million developers and 80,000 organizations worldwide, Sentry provides code-level observability to many of the world’s best-known companies such as Disney, Peloton, Cloudflare, Eventbrite, Slack, Supercell and Rockstar Games. Learn more about or follow Sentry on GitHub, Twitter, Dribbble or LinkedIn.

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