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Top Answer: The initial setup was fairly easy.
Top Answer: I don't really handle the financial side of things. I'm not sure about what the cost of licensing is.
Top Answer: I'm not sure how to improve the solution. It currently has all of the features we need. There are certain aspects of the configuration that could be simplified a bit.
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AppsWatch, NRG Global AppsWatch
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Never be caught catching up with application problems again, or trying to figure out root cause while productivity suffers. With AppsWatch, continuously and proactively monitor the performance of your applications from all your key locations including the cloud. One install is compatible with Citrix, third party apps, all your applications! AppsWatch allows you to be proactive. Tests exactly what the users see and alerts you of any slowness or issues so you can fix them before your users notice them. Free download available. Request a free POC for IT Central members. https://www.nrgglobal.com/application-performance-monitoring-appswatch/

Compuware Strobe is the industry-leading mainframe application performance management and analysis solution for mainframe applications. With Strobe, IT departments can pinpoint application inefficiencies that cause excessive CPU consumption, elongated elapsed times and reduce hardware and software costs while increasing customer satisfaction.

With Strobe, mainframe teams can:

  • Locate and improve resource-consumptive database calls
  • Identify tuning opportunities to reduce monthly software licensing costs (MLC)
  • Resolve performance issues before they impact application service levels
  • Apply analytics to captured data to produce reports showing high-resource consumption and applications that need tuning
  • Measure activity of both online and batch-processing applications in single and multiple- system environments
  • Identify several I/O problems, including inefficient VSAM file buffering
  • Create and schedule automatic, reusable measurements
  • Automatically detect performance problems by using a rolling average of CPU consumption and elapsed-time metrics
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Sample Customers
Los Angeles Metro, UC Irvine Medical Center, Cisco, NYU Langone Hospital.
Chunghwa Telecom, Helvetia, Comerica Bank, Erste Group, Bank of Ireland, Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company (SFBCIC)
Top Industries
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider9%
Insurance Company8%
Computer Software Company30%
Financial Services Firm16%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider9%
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Automai AppsWatch is ranked 68th in Application Performance Management (APM) while Compuware Strobe is ranked 30th in Application Performance Management (APM) with 1 review. Automai AppsWatch is rated 0.0, while Compuware Strobe is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Compuware Strobe writes "Stable with a good database and a good interface". Automai AppsWatch is most compared with , whereas Compuware Strobe is most compared with IBM Application Performance Analyzer for zOS, CA Mainframe Application Tuner, Dynatrace and IBM Application Performance Management.

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