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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the solutions overall performance. It is very efficient and accurate for our usage."

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"The most valuable feature is that we can see how our end-users are interacting with our application across regions.""The most valuable feature is the end-user monitoring.""It is a stable solution that helps address user issues well.""The most valuable feature is the one that enables you to have visibility into the end-users journey."

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Cons
"In the next release, I would like to see the possibility of sharing the metric from this solution with other solutions."

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"AppD is really cool and a unified solution for both APM and APM centric Analytics side. We can show almost all business data within the APM context from the end-user perspetive. But this process is a little bit manual. If they catch and map business journeys based on customer interaction on the browser automatically, it should be really fine.""If you have a single URL and all the operations are coming in as part of the header, you will not be able to segregate them for different actions.""I would like to have customizable dashboards to use when I am monitoring certain applications.""I would like to see support for mobile testing and mobile monitoring."

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"AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring does have licensing cost associated with it.""AppDynamics is more expensive than competitors.""This price of this product is expensive."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the solutions overall performance. It is very efficient and accurate for our usage.
Top Answer: In the next release, I would like to see the possibility of sharing the metric from this solution with others. For example, sharing the metrics with Dynatrace which is an AMP solution.
Top Answer: We use the solution to monitor web performance.
Top Answer: It is a stable solution that helps address user issues well.
Top Answer: AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring does have licensing cost associated with it. We currently have a yearly license.
Top Answer: If you have a single URL and all the operations are coming in as part of the header, you will not be able to segregate them for different actions. I think this could be improved. There are different… more »
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SOASTA mPulse
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Overview

mPulse helps you understand the immediate impact of user performance on transaction volume, revenue, conversions or other key business metrics. It is the only real user monitoring (RUM) solution that provides holistic, detailed insight into the relationship between online performance and real user behavior as it is happening so you can better understand how issues or changes will impact your business.

How do real users experience your browser-based applications? Using browser real-user monitoring follow their journey and optimize their experience with powerful end-to-end performance management that rapidly identifies application issues and relevant business transactions, and dramatically reduces MTTR.

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Sample Customers
Nordstrom, Gatwick, DirecTV, MSN, SquareSpace, SAP, Lenovo, Hallmark, myspace, Intuit, Kentucky Derby, Toys "R" Us, Netflix, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Lowe's, Nike, REI, Apple, Sears, Verizon, Wendy's, Huawei
Sony, DirecTV, UBS, The Container Store, The Neta Porter Group, Nasdaq, Cisco, eHarmony, Hallmark, Overstock, Expedia
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company28%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business29%
Large Enterprise71%
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Akamai mPulse is ranked 31st in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring is ranked 22nd in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews. Akamai mPulse is rated 8.0, while AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Akamai mPulse writes "Efficient, flexible, and requires low maintenance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring writes "A stable solution to monitor user behavior, but the functionality needs to be improved". Akamai mPulse is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics, Catchpoint, New Relic APM and Splunk, whereas AppDynamics Browser Real-User Monitoring is most compared with Elastic APM, AWS X-Ray, Dynatrace, New Relic Browser and IBM Tivoli Composite Application Manager.

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