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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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"I have found the AppResponse, which is a packet capture solution, very good. It gives you the ability to drill down back in time. You've got all the packets there. You can troubleshoot it later, not immediately. It's very interesting.""The most valuable feature is performance monitoring.""We really like the scalability capabilities.""When it comes to the ability to scale up the product, this is suitable for small medium and large environments,"

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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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"The initial setup is straightforward, but you have to know a little about the product. It's not for everybody to just plug and play. If you know how the solution is implemented then it is straightforward.""Technical support needs to be more responsive.""The pricing is on the higher side of things. If they could lower it, that would be ideal.""The AI features should be addressed in respect of the analysis and intelligence that must be supported and delivered in the tool to predigest the large amounts of data."

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"The price is a little bit high, especially because we have to pay an import tax.""The solution is no more expensive than other products."

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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: When it comes to the ability to scale up the product, this is suitable for small medium and large environments,
Top Answer: The solution is no more expensive than other products. At the end of the day all solutions are always expensive. It all depends on how one wishes to spend his money. There are a host of solutions… more »
Top Answer: The AI features should be addressed in respect of the analysis and intelligence that must be supported and delivered in the tool to predigest the large amounts of data.
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8.0
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Also Known As
SOASTA mPulse
OPNET SteelCentral AppResponse, ACE Live, OPNET, AppResponse Xpert
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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.

Riverbed® AppResponse delivers full stack application analysis—from packets to web pages to end-user experience—letting you observe all network and application interactions as they cross the wire, whether they are encrypted or not. Using powerful, flexible network and application analytics and workflows, AppResponse speeds problem diagnosis and resolution, helping you get to answers fast

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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
N11.com, OneMain Financial, China Bank, Halkbank, Kaust
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider16%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government9%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business33%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise53%
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Akamai mPulse is ranked 31st in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review while Riverbed AppResponse is ranked 21st in Application Performance Management (APM) with 4 reviews. Akamai mPulse is rated 8.0, while Riverbed AppResponse is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Akamai mPulse writes "Efficient, flexible, and requires low maintenance". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Riverbed AppResponse writes "Has modules to troubleshoot web applications, database transactions, and unified communications, all in one". Akamai mPulse is most compared with Dynatrace, AppDynamics, New Relic Browser, New Relic APM and Catchpoint, whereas Riverbed AppResponse is most compared with Dynatrace, SolarWinds NPM, Cisco Stealthwatch, AppDynamics and Splunk.

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