AppDynamics Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Danielle Keeling
Real User
Enterprise Monitoring Architect
Feb 15 2018

What is most valuable?

For me the service workflow and the dashboards are the most valuable features, simply because I can know what’s going on in my infrastructure… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It increases productivity first of all, and it makes our troubleshooting efforts more efficient. We don’t do the war-room thing, I hate the… more»

What needs improvement?

Can it talk to me? But seriously, the additional feature I would like to see: I did like the old dashboards, the legacy 6.3 for example; the way we… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

AppDynamics, and I’ve also worked with New Relic and I’ve also worked with Wily, which was horrible. I used to work for the government and we used… more»

What other advice do I have?

In terms of AI, I love the base-lining Dynatrace provides us. It baselines the application over a seven-day period; we have it at the default of… more»
Chris Lawther
Real User
Senior Infrastructure Architect at General Electric
Dec 23 2018

What is most valuable?

The alerts that it provides is one of the most common things that we use. As an example, when a service isn't performing… more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have been able to proactively identify failures before they happen. As an example of something in the last week, we had… more»

What needs improvement?

It is complicated, especially in how you interpret the data that it provides. For someone who works in it every day, I can… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Corporate handled the licensing and the purchasing of it, then they gave me a license key. However they configured it is… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We used to use AppDynamics, which is one of their big competitors. I don't exactly know why the switch. We were told to go… more»

What other advice do I have?

If you are looking to evaluate New Relic, compared it to other products, it is very powerful in terms of what it can do… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Systems Engineer at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 30 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the flexibility and how you can get any data pretty much anywhere. They have a lot of out-of-the-box solutions for… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's critical that we're able to find actual problems or issues with applications on our network. We use APM to do that, as well as to troubleshoot… more»

What needs improvement?

It's got a steep learning curve, although some parts of it are easy to use. I also know that CA is doing a big push to play catch-up to get the UI… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We also use AppDynamics.

What other advice do I have?

Both CA APM and AppDynamics have their place, but just do your research. CA, I think, has demonstrated their commitment to the product and… more»
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