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Tyler Dunphy
Real User
Senior Director of IT Engineering Delivery at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 27 2016

What is most valuable?

The ability to view into third party networks for visibility as to problem areas that are often outside the prevue of a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We now use this tool as a pre-deployment asset for our hosted phone solution. We also use it for... more»

What needs improvement?

Billing does not have a user friendly format that allows you to break down the billing of sub-companies and be able to... more»

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

I advise to look at both pricing models and pick that one that makes the most sense for your organization. Both... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We used a SolarWinds application previously. We switched as this provides more visibility for less cost.

What other advice do I have??

I recommend others plan their portal and their deployment strategy for management. We have a naming convention for our... more»
Mike Dieter
Real User
Senior Systems Engineer at a university with 1,001-5,000 employees
Oct 27 2016

What is most valuable?

From a technical perspective, PathView provides an effective, reliable indicator of network availability across our... more»

How has it helped my organization?

PathView provides immediate unequivocal confirmation of service restoration during situations that involve planned or... more»

What needs improvement?

Power-over-Ethernet appliances would be nice and possibly, more modular HW appliance evolution would support even more... more»

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

My comments here are applicable to any vendor or service provider: define your use-case and clearly link product... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Others in our group had previously experimented with iPerf. AppNeta PathView was not really a replacement for iPerf,... more»

What other advice do I have??

Generally speaking I have found that all of AppNeta's services are excellent. I have had the most experience with... more»
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GlobalITMgr346
Real User
Global IT Manager at a comms service provider with 501-1,000 employees
Nov 10 2016

What is most valuable?

End-to-End video testing - we would deploy m22s into a client’s network where we plan to deploy a high end video endpoint. This allows us to... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We run 24 hour or 7 day video based network path assessments to ensure our customers networks are ready for video systems.

What needs improvement?

The VMware version doesn’t support video, so we have to ship hardware to remote locations. So if we have a client with offices in for example... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

No.

What other advice do I have??

Be careful with the simulated traffic not to flood your network.
Michael Reisinger
Real User
IT Networking at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 27 2016

What is most valuable?

The tool allows us to ensure the capacity/bandwidth/packet loss of our VPN based WAN within our thresholds and this is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

For example, the tool helped in identifying unreliable ISPs or intermittent instability on WAN/VPN connections – both... more»

What needs improvement?

Fully Monitoring asymmetrical links is more costly and complex than symmetrical ones. But this is understandable by the... more»

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

When you add licenses – sync them with the existing ones in regards to runtime, otherwise billing becomes complex.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

The tools we used before were intrusive and affected production users. This tool overcame that problem by creating... more»

What other advice do I have??

Get a test license and have a play. I rated it 8/10 because it works very well for what it’s intended but we have to... more»
Keith Combs
Reseller
Senior Technical Operations Manager \ Senior VOIP Engineer at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Mar 15 2017

What is most valuable?

Packet Captures, Path Lists and Voice Tests. We are a VOIP company that relies on a stable and well-tested network. The AppNeta device has... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has been a help to our company and customers. With one of our federal customers, we deployed these throughout their network and found... more»

What needs improvement?

Because of the nature of how AppNeta works in terms of using bursts to depict how a network path performs, it is hard to correlate 24 hour... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We were looking at a few others, but wanted to get away from using SNMP traps.

What other advice do I have??

Make sure that the reporting and paths are tuned correctly. Make sure that you are targeting appropriate IPs and not targeting every IP in your... more»
Erik Boyer
Real User
Network Engineer II at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 22 2016

What is most valuable?

* Easy to set up and clear to understand interface. * Cloud based management means it is accessible from anywhere and great uptime. * The best... more»

How has it helped my organization?

The ability to quickly diagnose issues with proof for a "path" in the network has been critical. It has reduced our MTTR and allows us to make... more»

What needs improvement?

Alerting. We have so many paths in our environment that it is strictly a reactive tool, not proactive. If AppNeta could find a way to tweak... more»

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

No other company has been able to match AppNeta's capability at the same price point. Licensing is easy to understand and generate / apply.

What other advice do I have??

If you have intrusion prevention systems (IPS) make sure to create a rule to whitelist the traffic from the appliances to the cloud as it can be... more»
MandeepSingh
Real User
Network Engineer 2 with 501-1,000 employees
Feb 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Pathview is the most valuable feature. It does the following: * Gives us details of how bandwidth is consumed * Gives details about the assigned... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We can keep track of bandwidth utilization and data loss.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the following improvements in accessibility: * The ability to see the details concerning incidents and their reasons right... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

I am not aware of any previous solutions as I have been using the same tool since I starting working here.

What other advice do I have??

It is a great tool to keep track of your network.

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AppNeta is the leader in proactive end-user performance monitoring solutions built for the distributed digital enterprise. With AppNeta, IT and Network Ops teams can assure continuous and exceptional delivery of business-critical applications. AppNeta’s SaaS-based solutions give IT teams essential application and network performance data, allowing them to constantly monitor user experience across any application, network, data center or cloud. 

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