Anil Kumar | Founder, Chairman & CTO | Cavisson Systems Inc.

Anil Kumar: A Techno-Geek Setting a Glittering Instance of Prolific Leadership

The current business world, which is surrounded by technological advancements and technology rich organizations, needs innovative leaders who can pair technical knowledge and business acumen with an ability to lead people. One such innovative leader who is capitalizing the value of technology to his business is Anil Kumar, the Founder, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer of Cavisson Systems Inc. Being a perfect blend of innovation, technology and business, Anil is leading by example. He has accumulated an enriching experience of 25+ years of technology

Not only this, Anil has also helped building highly successful technology products at BEA Systems (now part of Oracle) and C-DOT, India. Prior to Cavisson, Anil was founder and CTO at Abeona Networks that was backed by most prominent VC’s including Kleiner Perkins, Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and Sequoia Capital. He holds M.S. in Communications Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi in India.

Ensuring Business Efficacy of Mission-Critical Applications

Anil founded Cavisson with a mission to ensure exceptional customer experience and business efficacy of mission critical applications. Being at the helm of the company, he looks after overall technology direction of Cavisson, delivering most innovative and high quality solutions.

Being a leading performance intelligence platform provider, Cavisson deals in software solutions for Application Performance Engineering. Operating since 2011, Cavisson is a silicon valley based software product company that develops and sells software solutions for Application performance testing, monitoring and diagnostics. Global leading brands use its technology to drive revenue and profitability, by ensuring maximum quality performance and availability of their mission-critical applications. The products of the company are used across numerous industry verticals alike –Financial Services, Healthcare, Government, Retail and e-commerce, Technology, Networking, Services, etc. The Wells Fargo Bank, Macy’s, Kohl’s, A-10 Networks, National Health Authority, Pathkind, ArchChat, and the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai are some of the elites to which Cavisson serves.

Anil mentions that compelling product offering with rich capabilities, staying ahead of the competition through innovation, and strong leadership team are the key factors behind the long-standing success of the company.

An Elite Team

Anil and his founding team have been in the performance domain since the beginning of their careers and have been exposed to numerous technologies and methodologies. By having worked closely with end-users and have been power users themselves, all their efforts are in the direction to create and develop solutions that would revolutionize the whole engineering space performance.

Staying Ahead of the Curve

The team at Cavisson has created an end-to-end, full stack offering in the performance engineering space, which no other company offers today. Its current offering is segmented in two domains – Testing, and Monitoring & Diagnostics. Anil and his team were always ahead of their time and had a clear understanding of how the user/customer experience is the primary driver for revenue growth and operational efficiencies. Hence, it is important that the company focuses its technology advancements & innovations around customer experience, as well as business parameters that directly impact revenue & operating costs, as this immediately resonates with customers. Anil says, “We ensure that quality and performance is in the DNA of any system or application right from the dev or pre-pod environment.”

Pioneering Concepts

Under the innovative leadership of Anil, Cavisson pioneered a concept through advanced cross-discipline simulation techniques. Using them, consumers are able to performance test their applications with real production-like situations & repeatable results to guarantee maximum performance once the application goes live. The company named it InternetTrueTM technology. Cavisson also provides a fast, single click root-cause analysis whenever there’s an issue in production. This is achieved by the combination of a proprietary big data engine that captures data from all parts of the enterprise services & several high performance computing algorithms that perform complex computations on the data in real-time. This is in turn combined with optimized machine learning algorithms for analyzing trends to do anomaly detection. Cavisson call this its KeyDataTM technology.

Cavisson’s product suite assist organizations in the creation of this performance tests that represent real-life situations. It provides a real-life measure of customer experience via extremely realistic emulations of the load model and numerous significant parameters that impact including traffic behaviour, exact production transactions, network and bandwidth constraints, & user behavioural patterns such as click-aways & reloads when reaction times are slow, among others. The company is the only solution provider in the world today that offers end-to-end monitoring and diagnostics solutions. Its products, NetDiagnostics, NetVision & NetForest, are designed to seamlessly integrate with each other to offer a 360 degre e view of an enterprise as well as customer & user monitoring.

In a nutshell, Cavisson has built unmatched, highly innovative solutions currently used by several Fortune 100 customers worldwide. Its solutions have streamlined these customers’ organizational processes through technological superiority & efficacy. “We believe that InternetTrueTM & Key DataTM technologies are the future of end-to-end monitoring & diagnostics across application lifecycles & application stacks. Its efficacy is evident from the fact that our solutions have helped solve issues that were not identified by legacy solutions, prompting several Fortune 100 customers to switch to Cavisson,” asserts Anil.

Roadmap Ahead

Anil has envisioned a multitude of plans for the expansion of Cavisson to new geographies and new segments. The company is already expanding through new channels – partnerships and alliances to reach out to those geographies and audience segments. Anil has created a distribution and reseller network that is extending out as per its capabilities. Besides, Anil mentions that Cavisson invests a significant amount of time and money into R&D to stay ahead of its competition.