AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring Competitors and Alternatives

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KeithRobertson
Real User
Senior Manager APM Team at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Feb 13 2018

What is most valuable?

* End-to-end visibility of the applications, since we have them instrumented. Understanding where the hotspots are in the applications. * Quick Fault Domain Isolations: When people are having a… more»

How has it helped my organization?

Mean time to resolution is probably the biggest improvement. Also, operational awareness is probably one I haven't touched on too much. I think in the past a lot of teams really didn't have a… more»

What needs improvement?

Over the last year, one of the things we've had a challenge with is, we've used AppMon for so long, people are quite comfortable with it. We had a pilot of Dynatrace SaaS up and running for about a… more»

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Five years ago, Wily Introscope was in place for a lot of our WebSphere infrastructure. At the time, we were actually looking at it more as an infrastructure tool. The guys supporting WAS, whether it… more»

What other advice do I have?

When it comes to the nature of digital complexity, the role of AI - when it comes to IT's ability to scale in the cloud and manage performance properly - is huge. We saw it when moving to Dynatrace… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did a bake-off against some of the competitors at the time, and it was pretty clear Dynatrace was the best fit for our organization. I know AppDynamics was one of the other ones we were evaluating… more»
Real User
Director at a tech services company
Nov 06 2019

What is most valuable?

If we're talking about an end-to-end solution, it has to come from one vendor, which provides the underlying infrastructure as well. In that case, Micro Focus or BMC would score better than one-point solutions, like AppDynamics, New Relic, or Dynatrace, because they are pure APM solutions. When it comes to end-to-end apps management, integrated solutions score better. Otherwise, you would need a… more»

What needs improvement?

One area to improve is the user interface, of course. The second one is their R&D has virtually stopped building a product roadmap. They need to really do a catch-up game with many of their incoming competitors. They actually need to completely revisit their product development strategy and overall product approach, if they wish to remain relevant in the APM market.

What other advice do I have?

I would go one step back. I would like them to consider the overall holistic solution they have chosen. If they're choosing the end-to-end infrastructure management solution also from Micro Focus, then they need to identify what APM functionality they are really looking for. They should get the POC done for those functionalities in their own environment for the Micro Focus APM solution. If they… more»
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